Content tagged 'books'

Naissance d’une profession

Ce livre est le récit de cette fascinante aventure qui transforma une fonction, un métier, en une véritable profession : les soixante premières années de l’Association Internationale des Interprètes d

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Book review: Island of Dreams by Aline Tayar

Three cousins, one an interpreter, return to Malta from disparate lives in different countries when their elderly aunts can no longer look after themselves or the ancestral home. Their reunion leads t

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Mâcher du coton

Comme nous le montrent les impressions d’un de nos collègues, rédigées dans les années 1970, rien n’a changé dans le monde de l’interprétation vu des cabines.

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Interpretation as a spur to knowledge

Although Laura Bertone warns us in the preface that her book “... is not a technical treatise on interpretation subjects…” and “… has not been specifically designed for teaching interpretation...” the author draws on many years experience as a professional interpreter; her material, analysis and commentary are a wink of complicity to readers from an interpreting background, although the book is certainly of potential interest to a wider readership.

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Language in the news

Find out who has published memoirs, why top prizes can’t be awarded, and what rats, monkeys and humans have in common.

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Les interprètes de Clic!

Comment est née l’idée d'un petit ouvrage qui comptera 50 dessins, et qui sera vendu au profit du Fonds de solidarité de l’AIIC.

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The many pleasures of reading

For those who cannot survive on bodice-rippers alone and would like to widen their reading horizons in English, I thought you might be interested in a project the BBC is currently running.

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The booth bookshelf

Ever wonder what conference interpreters read in their leisure time? Here's a sample across four continents.

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