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» Translation or 'The Art of Goofing Up'
By Oliver Simões | Published 04/16/2011 | Miscellaneous , Translator Education | Recommendation:
Translation mistakes are abundant in real life and the Internet seems to be an experimental lab where the "good" and the "bad guys" live side by side. This article provides humorous and disastrous examples of translation mistakes and explains how to avoid them.
» The Role of Experiential Knowledge in Translation
By Oliver Simões | Published 04/30/2011 | Portuguese , Translation Techniques , Translator Education | Recommendation:
Rooted in theories, some educational programs may be ignoring the role of experiential knowledge in translation. This article examines the topic by providing real-life examples of how a lack of experiential knowledge may impact our job and what to do about it.
» KudoZ Terms: When the 'Most Helpful' is not the 'Best Possible'
By Oliver Simões | Published 05/14/2011 | Translator Education , KudoZ | Recommendation:
This article offers some practical suggestions of what to do when a wrong translation is picked for the KudoZ Glossary.
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