Weekly favorites (Sep 24-30)
Every week we share many interesting blog posts and online articles on translation, interpreting, languages, freelancing, writing, social media, business and travel. If you missed any of the great content that was shared via Twitter last week, here is your chance to catch up. The content is listed in categories based on the topic, so just scroll down to find your favorite and enjoy reading!
Translation, Interpreting & Languages
Interpreting: From Preparation to Performance: Become a cybrarian
Interpreting for business – Resources for interpreters freelancing on the private market
Many verbs ending in -ize can also end in -ise: both endings correct in EN UK
Basic Concepts and Models for Interpreter and Translator training
You don’t get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate.
A Psychological Approach to Consecutive Interpretation (pdf)
Ahoy! Prepare to take on board some nautical expressions
Polyglot: How I learn languages, de Kató Lomb (in FR)
5 Painless Ways to Maintain Foreign Language Skills
Freelancing interpreting for international organisations
Britishisms and the Britishisation of American English
The wisdom of crowds: can it work for dictionaries?
International Translation Day 2012 around the world!
State of the industry: freelance translators in 2012
Me, You and the Next Generation of Interpreters
Top five ways to waste your localization budget
What Translation Agencies want in a Translator
10 things you need translated before going global
60 free eBooks about translation and interpreting
Routledge encyclopedia of translation studies
Lesson 41: Must-haves of a translator’s CV
Life coaching: an interpreter’s experience
Visualizing language knowledge in Europe
What’s the best way to learn a language?
Using the Web for Conference Preparation
The Red Line Test and Translation Quality
Are bad translators driving out the good?
Recording Vocabulary + Terminology
Shadowing for delivery skills (pdf)
Conference markets for interpreters
Investing in your Translation Career
The best advice of language lovers
Coping Tactics in Interpretation
Interpretation and certification
Translation experts, in arms!
How To Be An Interpreter
In the Summertime
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing, Social media, Business
7 Essential Professional Decisions to Determine Your Success or Failure
The Importance of Knowing What Your Business References Will Say
Hail to the General Contractor: How to Subcontract Freelance Work
13 Offline Resources to Build Your Personal Brand
3 Basic Business Skills All Freelancers Need
When to Change a Name — and When Not to
Using low rates to attract clients
Which blog post or article inspired you this week? Share in the comments section below so we can add your links to next week’s list!