Monthly Archives: August 2016

Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations…and Deadlines

Acronyms, initialisms, and abbreviations have emerged over time as an efficient solution to the repetition within a text of compound terms, lengthy expressions, names of organizations, inventions and organisms. In today’s English, each one of these phenomena occurs in both …

Interpreter Education and Training        

In the US, interpreter training is a relatively young discipline in higher education.  The University of Illinois is one of only a handful of universities that offer interpreter training programs.  With no universally recognized pedagogical standard, interpreter trainers are still

So You Want to Be a Translator?

The translation profession is projected to have grown 29% by 2024, faster than the average for all occupations according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. So it is no surprise that the profession