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Monthly Web round-up

 Here’s our latest round-up of articles on translation, interpreting and related themes that have appeared across the Web this month.

Arts and culture

Man Booker International Prize announces shortlist 

Novels in translation: Alice in Wonderland   

Equivalence and fidelity in literary translation 

11 great polish books you have to read   

Netflix says English won’t be its primary viewing language for much longer   

Literary translation: problems and perils  

Three translators respond to 'Arrival'

 

Evolution and history

A history of punctuation in English   

The forgotten language that only women once knew 

 

Freelancer/SME

The best accounts to follow for translators new to Twitter 

65 ideas de marketing para traductores   

Pricing strategies in translation 

Making money on YouTube’s translation marketplace 

The most lucrative ways to specialise   

 

History

The most famous multilingual people in history   

Why are we losing linguistic diversity?   

 

Legal

Translation quality to safeguard procedural guarantees in criminal proceedings: the TIPp project (research) 

 

Nuts and bolts

How can note-taking improve your interpreting skills   

Multilingual glossary: translation and interpreting hashtags 

‘Unsubmissive France’ … and other awkward political translations 

10 Arabic phrases that don’t have a direct English translation 

Expresiones espanolas muy propias en ingles   

The periodic table of Trados shortcuts  

Translation is not about words: it’s about what the words are about  

Tackling terminology in a new field   

To edit or to retranslate  

 

Newspapers and broadcast

Icelandic language dying out? 

 

Medical/healthcare

Translating trauma: foreign language interpreting in therapy 

Documents used in clinical trials  

Language barriers at Japanese medical institutions put foreign patients at risk 

 

Opinion

To improve translation, wield the period and typographical bullet   

Do translators need portfolios?  

 

Science and technology

15 must-have apps for translators and interpreters   

Persona 5 deserved a better translator    

Game Localization - English, Japanese, Chinese, Dutch and other languages   

Video game translation in 2017  

 

Translation community

The ear and the heart know an interview with translator Alexander Booth 

 

 

 

Look out for our next round-up at the start of March.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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