BBC article on shortage of interpreters in the UK
Thread poster: Timothy Barton

Timothy Barton
Local time: 08:35
French to English
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Nov 10, 2005

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4420396.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4416984.stm

Maybe I should move back home! Though I don't really have the languages they need.

[Edited at 2005-11-10 09:47]


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RB Translations  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 17:35
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Oh so true! Nov 10, 2005

"Being a linguist is rarely considered as valid a career as being a doctor or lawyer, but the training takes the same amount of time".

Very intersting indeed!


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Harry Hermawan  Identity Verified
Indonesia
Local time: 13:35
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'BENAR SEKALI' SO true Nov 11, 2005

Roberta Bazzoni wrote:

"Being a linguist is rarely considered as valid a career as being a doctor or lawyer, but the training takes the same amount of time".

Very intersting indeed!



"YEP I guess not only in Indonesia that you can be a doctor, lawyer and at the same time claim to be a linguist and a translator, unfortunately you can't do it the other way around."


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