Useful T&I Journals

If you are looking for articles and periodicals related to translation and interpretation, you will find that they are most often published in academic or scholarly journals. This has a benefit as journal papers are typically peer-reviewed and checked by academics and experts, which makes the info more trustworthy and reliable. However, the time-consuming acceptance…

Need for interpreters with certain language combinations to assist refugees

On September 11, I wrote a piece about the worsening situation for refugees arriving in Europe and the shortage of interpreters assisting them to overcome the language barriers. There is no longer a shortage of interpreters but unfortunately there is a complete lack of interpreters in certain reception countries, especially interpreters who speak the languages…

The different fields of interpreting and their average revenue levels

If you are looking for an interpreting study or maybe you are just starting out as an interpreter and wondering about the income level you could achieve, the following information may come in useful. There are three main types or modes to performing an interpreting job: simultaneous, whispering (chuchotage), or consecutive. Generally, simultaneous interpreting (e.g.,…