What makes a good interpreter?

The professionalism and standards of the interpreting industry in South Africa have been under heavy scrutiny in recent times. The antics of the now infamous sign-language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service and the dismal quality of interpreting in the Oscar Pistorius trial have illustrated the obvious problems presented by poor interpreting services. Achieving excellence

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Translating the Rainbow Nation

South Africa has fast become known as \’the Rainbow Nation\’ for the diverse array of races and ethnic groups are found among the country\’s citizens. – http://www.southafrica.com/translation/ One way in which the country stands out is by its adoption of eleven official languages. New governmental powers saw the need to allow all major ethnic groups in

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