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

Timothy Barton
Local time: 08:33
French to English
+ ...
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]


Direct link Reply with quote
 

RB Translations  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 16:33
English to Italian
+ ...
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!


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Harry Hermawan  Identity Verified
Indonesia
Local time: 13:33
Member (2005)
English to Indonesian
'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."


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

BBC article on shortage of interpreters in the UK

Advanced search







CafeTran Espresso
You've never met a CAT tool this clever!

Translate faster & easier, using a sophisticated CAT tool built by a translator / developer. Accept jobs from clients who use SDL Trados, MemoQ, Wordfast & major CAT tools. Download and start using CafeTran Espresso -- for free

More info »
TM-Town
Manage your TMs and Terms ... and boost your translation business

Are you ready for something fresh in the industry? TM-Town is a unique new site for you -- the freelance translator -- to store, manage and share translation memories (TMs) and glossaries...and potentially meet new clients on the basis of your prior work.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search