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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

Hahn donates award winnings to found a First Translation Prize   

'A Horse Walks Into a Bar' wins Man Booker International Prize   

Man Booker winners agree: Translating jokes is hard              

Valley signs Chinese authors in bid to raise profile of translation       

Summer books in translation   

 

Body and mind

Pourquoi il faut taire ses projets        

 

EU

CIPD says Brexit will increase hiring difficulties   

What is UK offering EU citzens?

 

Evolution

Speak more Franglais      

 

Freelancer/SME

10 things I do when no one calls       

Scotland’s pooling of translation buying power likely to put pressure on prices     

The translator’s Business Priorities Wheel  

German court bars translators from outsourcing if they run a freelance business 

      

Gaming

Case study: Creating consistency and maintaining quality at Gamehouse      

 

History

Der genialste Sprachschöpfer aller Zeiten      

 

Language learning

'Widening gap' between London and rest of country in language GCSEs, warns report      

  

Language miscellany

Five amazing facts about the Chinese language        

A brief history of the Umlaut     

Palabras sin traduccion y otras rarezas linguisticas       

Anne Hathaway sang the most awkward Google Translations beautifully on Jimmy Fallon

 

In the news

New ‘Chinglish’ guide to standardise translations, prevent gaffes        

Man Booker winners agree: translating jokes is hard    

Patient waits 20 hours in A&E due to lack of interpreter

Trumpism named word of the year           

A word in your ear: the interpreters who speak for world leaders           

Error puts Chinese tourist in German migrant hostel          

 

Nuts and bolts

Translating multimedia content          

Translation industry glossary      

 

Science/technology

IT tricks and tips for translators          

 

Translation community

Translation and the Ebola crisis    

Translators without Borders and the Rosetta Foundation are merging      

5 ways translators and interpreters power the united nations      

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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