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10 myths about translators and interpreters you believe in πŸ˜€

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10 myths about translators and interpreters you believe in πŸ˜€

This topic contains 6 replies, has 4 voices, and was last updated by  Vera lucia P 1 month, 1 week ago.

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  • #18472
    Community Manager

    The translation and interpreting market is very wide and demanding. There are hundreds of professionals and lots of clients, companies, and businesses willing to get high-quality services from experts.

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  • #18497
    Portuguese Language Manager

    Translators are just people who can speak two or more languages.
    This is one of the most prolific myths circulating outside the translation industry. Merely knowing two languages does not mean that a person

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  • #18510
    Vera lucia P

    A native speaker is always a better translator than a non-native one.

    Merely being a native speaker of a language does not ensure or guarantee that that person will be able to translate adequately. Translation

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  • #18515
    Antoni V

    Myth #1: More translators will result in better quality.
    Over time, translators become thoroughly familiar with the writing styles, tone, and preferences of their clients. Think of them as chefs who become

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  • #18531
    Portuguese Language Manager

    Translators can also interpret.
    Translation is not interpretation and interpretation is not translation. They are not synonymous. Translation is written material; interpretation is speaking. These are

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  • #18548
    Vera lucia P

    Translators and interpreters don’t need to know about the culture behind a language

    If this were true, then we would have a lot more complaints about culturally insensitive interpreters and translators.

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