August 31, 2017

Example 1: “Every translator has their own style”

It has become almost standard usage in English to use the forms “they”, “their”, “themselves” etc in place of “he/she”, “his/her” or “himself/herself ”. So we find sentences like “The individual translator should monitor...

August 27, 2017

Those of us who work with ‘foreign’ languages - i.e. languages not widely known in our local community - often have to respond to questions such as “but what does it actually say?”, as if the mystery can be penetrated by drilling down from text to paragraph, paragraph...

August 21, 2017

I have just returned from attending the 2017 Congress of FIT in Brisbane, with “disruption and diversification” as its overarching theme. In this article I try to formulate some of my impressions from the event – no easy task, given the wide span of topics covered.

The...

August 15, 2017

‘La música salsa me contagió desde muy pequeῆo’

•          Qué es lo que lleva a un profesional colombiano radicado en Nueva Zelandia, a entrenar y competir en la salsa?

Todos los días Rafael Laverde -casado, 45 años, de origen col...

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