As we mentioned last week, the October edition of the Translation Journal is hot off the presses (well, okay, it’s a digital copy, so no presses were actually involved) and available for your reading enjoyment. We think you will be pleased with the variety of content available in its digital pages! Click here for the full version.
But we also understand that, as busy translators and interpreters, you may prefer bite-size pieces of the Translation Journal and links to some interesting articles on the Internet. This is the purpose of this weekly email: to provide highlights from – and recent updates to – the Translation Journal website and quarterly journal.
Recent Contributor Spotlight: Information-Based Translation Training Helps Undergraduates Carry Out Translation Tasks in Actual Settings
This article, written by Luis D. González and Glenda M. Mejía, focuses on translation training based on information skills acquisition. New trends in translation education and studies conducted by some researchers have demonstrated that information seeking, processing, and socializing are imperatives that no translator or interpreter can afford to overlook.
Plucked from the Web: 14 Top Grammar Sites
Why is good grammar so important? Because grammatical mistakes can make you look bad! Check out 14 great sites you can reference the next time you find yourself stuck on grammar rules. Click here for link to site.
Plucked from the Web: The History of Translation
Language is one of the most powerful mediums of communication known to man. Before the advent of the spoken word, humans had to depend on signs, symbols, and basic sounds in order to communicate with each other. Read about the history of early translation, the evolution of translation, and translation today. Click here for link
Technology Tip: How to Send Large Files
Have you ever had trouble sending a file attachment by email and wondered why? Chances are the file was too large. Most mail servers have size limitations for both incoming and outgoing files, with a maximum of about 20 MB. Here are three easy ways to transmit a large file that you can use the next time you are stuck with a big file to send. Click here to read more.
Have a great week!