Nelson Mandela memorial interpreter ‘was a fake’

Man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela’s memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was simply “making childish hand gestures” for hours By Aislinn Laing, Pretoria and Josie Ensor 6:27PM GMT 11 Dec 2013 A mystery South African man who acted as a sign-language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service was a “fraud” […]

5 Tips for Becoming a Freelance Translator

One of the most appealing things about becoming a freelance translator is the freedom and flexibility that comes with it. Of course, freelancing has its own set of challenges, time management being one of them, but we thought it might be wise to backtrack a bit and provide some food for thought to those who are interested […]

Sid’s Corner – Freelance Translator Advice

A Freelance Translator’s Start-up Guide Posted April 28, 2011 in Getting Started, Translation Knowledge of a foreign language continues to be a huge selling point when it comes to finding a job in an increasingly global market. As it becomes more and more common for businesses to deal internationally, the need for someone to translate continues to increase. Despite technological […]