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ATA Interpreting Insults from Spanish into Your Target Language

June 30 @ 1:00 pm

Interpreting Insults from Spanish into Your Target Language

June 30 / 1:00 pm2:30 pm EDT
American Translators Association

Learn how to handle expletives during an interpreting encounter to convey the message more accurately. Even seasoned interpreters have a hard time making the right choice when dealing with big words and colloquial expressions when content is more emotional than technical. In some cultures, expletives might be used as a form of flattery and expressions of closeness, even if authoritative dictionaries list those big words as taboo. When you do not know how to interpret insults, you may use a…

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June 30
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1:00 pm
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