This site is dedicated to those who have an interest in becoming an interpreter. It should not be confused with becoming a translator, as these are two different careers. Although there is no reason why an individual could not become trained in both. It is the intent of this site to provide informative information about interpretation and becoming an interpreter. Choosing a career such as this is a serious matter and one that should be based on an informed decision. Hopefully, this site will be instrumental in helping some of you with this type of decision. Some of the information that can be found here is as follows:
Training to Become an Interpreter
For those that want a career as an interpreter, they are going to have to commit to getting the proper training. They will want to become certified, and there is a process for that. One of the posts here talks about some of the training that is available in Canada for those who wish to become an interpreter. It also contains a little information for those who have a desire to become a deaf interpreter. It is a very informative post and will get those interested in training off to a good start.
An Important Career
When anyone is going to enter a career, they need to know that they are going to be providing an important service. Here the post on the Importance of Having a Trained Interpreter clearly outlines how valuable this type of service is. For those who are wondering if there is a demand for these types of services, this post should answer some of their questions.
When Things Go Wrong
The translation is often confused with interpretation, but they are both rewarding careers. There is an interesting post here that touches on the topic of translation and the various projects that it entails. It also covers some important issues like where things can go wrong.
The Differences Between a Translator and interpreter
To help clear up some of the confusion between these two careers, there is a post here that will help with this. It might also help the reader to decide which of these two important services they want to commit to the offering. It is a big decision, but it is going to come down to what the individual feels is best suited for them.
How To Train in Second Languages
For those who want to become interpreters, they will usually need to have a second language. The post here will give some insight into this. There are many different types of training opportunities to learn a second language to the point where they can become proficient enough in it to be a interpreter.