Category Archives: Translation

So many good books, so little time….

From this interesting website: Animation – Is That A Fish In Your Ear? – David Bellos from Penguin Books on Vimeo. From what Manhattanese has in common with the Kuuk Thaayorre language of South Australia to why we don’t have … Continue reading

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Found in Translation: new book

“Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World”, by Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche. I’ve just pre-ordered this book from Amazon. Book description: Found in Translation reveals how translation affects virtually every aspect of life, by … Continue reading

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Twitter

I suppose I need to get on my Twitter account more.  I’m not really familiar with it and I feel old when I try to use it!  There’s lots of slang, lots of shorthand, lots of references to things I’ve … Continue reading

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Lost in translation…

A side benefit to working on the translations for Global Voices is learning about so many different issues and events I admit I probably wouldn’t have taken the time to learn about on my own:  the legacy of African-Peruvian music … Continue reading

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First Translation for Global Voices Online

When I started my first translation for Global Voices, I was….frightened! The assignment was a fascinating article about social networks helping create visibility for primary recyclers in Latin America, and I was excited to translate it from Spanish to English. … Continue reading

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Hello/¡Hola!

A new adventure for me–trying out the world of blogging.  I recently started volunteering as a Spanish/English translator for GlobalVoicesOnline.org, “an international community of bloggers who report on blogs and citizen media from around the world.”  GV bridges the gap … Continue reading

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