With Houston’s ethnically and racially diverse culture, it’s no surprise that there is a large demand for translators and interpreters across a variety of professional fields. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of translators and interpreters is expected to grow 46 percent by 2022. On average, the entry-level salary is $22 per
Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has presented a translation copy of the nuclear Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani, according to MP Hossein Sobhaninia. Speaking to IRNA on Monday, the deputy head of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said lawmakers had returned the previous translation of the JCPOA to
Skype Translator is an amazing feat of engineering, even if it isn’t perfect. But reports suggest that, in Chinese at least, it has somewhat of a potty mouth. Tom Carter writes for Global Times that he’s been using Skype Translator whilst on a shoot in China to make a cross-lingual TV commercial. But some of
Preserving the language, spirit and storyline is a tall order – sometimes, straying is recommended. The primary force that drives me as a translator is the joy of sharing. I’ve read something wonderful, and I think there are a lot of people out there who might enjoy reading it too, but they can’t because they
The internet may have opened up global markets but, as always, there is a price to pay. The prize of international markets is tantalisingly close at hand but only to those who can reach out for it. While DNS issues continue to blight even the biggest multinational corporations and organizations, it is not just speed
Here’s one ‘no’ the Greek government should have looked after Greek voters faced with whether to approve or reject two documents from creditors, in a referendum to be held on July 5, face an additional challenge: the translation from English. One of the documents, titled “preliminary debt sustainability analysis for Greece,” lays out the
If you want to work in the competitive legal profession, having foreign language skills can help to set you apart he relative lack of foreign language skills among the UK population is well-documented. A recent Guardian survey revealed that 39% of young native English speakers were put off learning a foreign language because “most people
You gotta have schwa. Actually, if you’re a native English speaker, you’ve already been using plenty of schwa, because you naturally understand it and other nuances of the English language that non-native speakers have struggled to acquire in thousands of class hours on their way to basic fluency. You didn’t know that, did you?