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Crowd Filming Release

Sep 26, 2017

On September 30th, our ATI Conference will be videotaped as part of a Promotional Video for the 2018 Annual Conference.
Some audience members may be recognizable in the video. Your presence in the audience grants consent to the filmmaker …

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How Do You Make a Movie in a Language You Don’t Speak?

Sep 02, 2017

How Do You Make a Movie in a Language You Don’t Speak?
“Language and culture, [Weinstein] believed, were inseparable, and to perform another culture in English would be to irreparably destroy any sense of realism.”
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English Translations of Obscure Medieval Texts Go Online

Sep 02, 2017

English Translations of Obscure Medieval Texts Go Online
“Images from medieval manuscripts have had something of a revival on social media, with viral accounts sharing their strange scenes of bizarre beasts or cavorting knights and monks. Yet the reading …

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Expanding Your Business: Genealogical Translation

Sep 02, 2017

Expanding Your Business: Genealogical Translation
“The genealogical translator acts as a historical sleuth, using language and cultural knowledge to aid those trying to unlock the clues to shed new light on old documents.”
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Washington schools see bilingual students as future bilingual educators

Sep 02, 2017

Washington schools see bilingual students as future bilingual educators
“Increasing the number of teachers that are from the community simply strengthens the entire school system….We become more of the community rather than an institution that’s placed in the community.”

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A guide to the lost art of learning a language before you travel

Sep 02, 2017

A guide to the lost art of learning a language before you travel
“Trying your mouth at the native tongue isn’t just about finding the nearest restroom….Attempting to speak the local language is also a show of respect, especially …

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‘Sesame Street’ Turns ‘Despacito’ Into A Bilingual Ode To Rubber Ducks

Sep 02, 2017

‘Sesame Street’ Turns ‘Despacito’ Into A Bilingual Ode To Rubber Ducks
“On Monday, Sesame Street posted a parody of Luis Fonsi’s mega hit. In the video, Ernie and Rosita sing about their love of el patito in both English …

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Five Steps to Make your Freelance Translator CV Stand Out

Sep 02, 2017

Five Steps to Make your Freelance Translator CV Stand Out
“To help you out, I have written down some of my notes about why some translators’ CVs were shortlisted and others were not. It is my hope that this …

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Interview: Lucy North on Translating Japanese Women Writers

Sep 02, 2017

Interview: Lucy North on Translating Japanese Women Writers
“There are many bridges and platforms yet to build, I feel, in Japanese literature. Publishers in Japan are beginning to listen more to and trust translators as ambassadors of their writers’ …

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How Exercise Could Help You Learn a New Language

Sep 02, 2017

How Exercise Could Help You Learn a New Language
“Many scientists suspect that exercise alters the biology of the brain in ways that make it more malleable and receptive to new information, a process that scientists refer to as …

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