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United States

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Listen and learn about the language industry

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English

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Episodes

International payment methods for translators

3/18/2019
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In this episode, Eve and Corinne discuss international payment methods for translators, with a particular focus on TransferWise (not an affiliate deal), an international money transfer service that is relatively new on the scene. Links mentioned in this episode: -The … Continue reading →

Life as a digital nomad: an interview with German to English translator Katie Schober

2/20/2019
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In this episode, Eve and Corinne interview German to English translator Katie Schober about her life on the road as a digital nomad. Katie–a longtime Speaking of Translation listener, who specializes in history and genealogy translations–has spent six months traveling … Continue reading →

Duration:00:49:55

Website and online presence tips for freelancers

1/15/2019
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In this episode, Eve and Corinne offer website and online presence tips for freelancers, including: -Why are a website and an online presence important, or not important? -What are some factors to consider when choosing a web designer, and how … Continue reading →

Rebroadcast: Finding direct clients at industry conferences

12/14/2018
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In this episode, Eve and Corinne rebroadcast an interview with Joanne Archambault, a French to English medical translator specializing in orthopedics translations. By attending conferences in France for French orthopedic surgeons, Joanne made the switch from doing general medical translation … Continue reading →

Duration:00:36:51

ATA59 wrapup

11/8/2018
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In this episode, Eve and Corinne give a post-conference wrapup of the 59th annual conference of the American Translators Association, held in New Orleans at the end of October. Listen in for our favorite conference sessions, information about how the … Continue reading →

Duration:01:02:16

Ask Us Anything!

10/2/2018
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In this episode, Eve and Corinne answer your questions! Thanks to all of our listeners who submitted topics for us to cover. Here’s the lineup: -How do translation partnerships work? How do the hosts of Speaking of Translation work together? … Continue reading →

Duration:01:20:39

Computer-assisted translation tools–What are they? Do you need them?

8/28/2018
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In this episode, Eve and Corinne discuss computer-assisted translation tools. What are CAT tools? What are they useful for? When are they not useful? What flavors of CAT tools are out there for translators to choose from? How do TM … Continue reading →

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

6/20/2018
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In this episode, Eve and Corinne delve into a topic that’s been at the top of the news in the translation industry lately: the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. We are not GDPR experts, and we’re certainly … Continue reading →

Conferences, continuing education, and professional development

5/14/2018
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In this episode, Eve and Corinne discuss conferences, continuing education, and professional development for freelance translators. A very special shoutout to Alaska-based Spanish to English translator Stacy Evans, who suggested this topic in a review she left us on iTunes! … Continue reading →

Raising bilingual children

4/12/2018
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In this episode, Eve, Corinne, and special guest Jennifer Bikkál Horne discuss strategies for raising your children bilingually–a topic that, while not directly related to translation, is of interest to lots of us in the language professions. Eve (mother of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:34:39

Our favorite new tips and tricks

3/19/2018
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In this episode, Eve and Corinne share some new tips and tricks to help you work more efficiently and learn new skills. Including: Text-to-speech proofreading (having your computer read your translations out loud). Addendum: the text-to-speech engine in MS Word … Continue reading →

Duration:00:41:10