What made you decide to become a translator or interpreter?
I love to make it easier for people to talk to one another
List one strength that you think sets you apart from your colleagues.
Name the one thing that you most enjoy in your translating or interpreting career.
Meeting new people and learning about various topics
We all have worked on those not-so-perfect assignments. Write about one such assignment that was not ideal and what you learned from it.
I interpreted once for a rehab centre and I had to know all the bones they were mentioning and I had a hard time with it. I decided then to learn anatomy and physiology and now it is much better when I interpret medical issues
If you could go back in time to when you were just starting out as a translator or interpreter, what advice would you give to your younger self?
To learn medical terminology and not to avoid it
Name one resource – such as a phone app, CAT tool, website, and so forth – that you find especially helpful in your translating or interpreting work.