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In Your Own Words: Yoshie M.

Yoshie talks about her experience working as an interpreter and a language teacher When did you first start interpreting and how did you become interested in interpreting as a profession? It started when I was working in Tokyo. I was working for an office in Tokyo representing the state of Nevada. Large states have offices

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A Self-Assessment Is the Key to Being a Better Interpreter

Contrary to popular belief, it takes more than being bilingual to effectively bridge a language gap between two people. Interpreters must also be good listeners, have the ability to code switch effectively, and have a cultural understanding of the languages they work with. What’s more, interpreters should strive to have sufficient knowledge of the fields

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What’s The Difference Between an Interpreter and a Translator?

Did you know that there’s a difference between interpreters and translators? Are you surprised? Perhaps you didn’t even know there was a language industry. Or that the job growth for interpreters and translators is expected to grow 20% from 2019–2029. You’re not alone. It’s a very common misconception. But interpreters and translators are different. And

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