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The Debate on the Working from Home Ban

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ShareSince the publication of recent articles regarding Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer’s proposal to ban workers from working from home instead of at the Yahoo offices, a great deal of debate has arisen surrounding the issue. On the one hand, there … Continue reading

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Medical Interpreters: Facilitating Communication between Doctor and Patient

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ShareIn a recent article in the Boston Globe, the importance of using medical interpreters to facilitate communication between doctor and patient is discussed by Dr. Kiran Gupta. Gupta argues that the use of interpreters in the medical profession, instead of … Continue reading

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Types of Interpreters

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ShareThere are many different types of interpreters. Interpreters may work in different areas or they may choose to specialize in one area. 1. Freelance- Freelance interpreters are self-employed. They are either contacted by translation and interpreting companies, business or other … Continue reading

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Interpreter vs. Translator

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Share Interpreters and Translators convert both explicit information and implicit concepts from one language into another. They must speak, read and write fluently in at least two languages. Apart from relaying language, interpreters and translators must convey the tone and … Continue reading

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The language of genius

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Share It is many an interpreter’s dream to interpret for the European Parliament and for Alexia Sloane, aged 10, this dream became a reality. Alexia, who lost her sight at the age of 2, is a polyglot with an impressive … Continue reading

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