Latest posts by Marianna Breytman

Translator Newsletter: Dialects, Modern Technology, & More!

  January 25, 2016

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… ALTA's Translation Tip of the Week ALTA recently started a new series where they post new tips and best practices for translators every week. This week, they're talking about glossaries! Glossaries are useful when you...

Translator Newsletter: Native Speakers, Interpreters, & More!

  December 28, 2015

Happy Monday, GV'ers!  Hello and welcome to the last translator newsletter… of 2015! Had you there for a second, didn't I. I hope you've all been enjoying your wonderful holidays and are ready to sit back and learn about… Native Speakers As native speakers of languages, have you ever had...

Translator Newsletter: New Languages, Networking, & More!

  December 15, 2015

Hello, GV'ers! Apologies for the delay in this week's newsletter. I've been battling a silly cold and spending the past few days looking a lot like this: Now that I'm slowly getting my energy levels back up, let's talk about… Teaching Yourself A Language Jhumpa Lahiri is one of my...

Translator Newsletter: Protest Movements, Free Webinars, & More!

  November 30, 2015

Happy Monday, GV'ers! For those of us who celebrated Thanksgiving, we're coming back from a long weekend of staying home & eating 'til we can't breathe. So what better way to ease ourselves into our Mondays at work than to talk about… Translation & Protest Movements Mona Baker, Professor of...

Translator Newsletter: Roots of Language, Translating Europe, & More!

  November 17, 2015

Hi everyone! Apologies for the delay in this week's newsletter. We're here now on this fine Tuesday to talk to you about… The Roots of Language Ever wonder what makes humans different from other animals? Paul Ibbotson and Michael Tomasello dive into this topic over on The Guardian and cover...

Translator Newsletter: CAT tools, Skype Instant Translation, & more!

  November 2, 2015

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you're all having a great start to your week! Today in the fabulous world of translation, we are talking about… What Translators Do! Dr. James Hadley, a researcher in translation & translingual studies, recently wrote up a post on Talking Humanities about “how translation underpins...

Translator Newsletter: Amazon, Google Translate, & More!

  October 19, 2015

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you're all having a great start to your week! Today in Translator Land, we are talking about… Amazon-funded translation BIG NEWS! Amazon's imprint, AmazonCrossing, announced on October 13th that it will receive $10 million in order to fund into-English translations of books so that English-speaking...