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ASL Interpreters: INTERPRET THIS! Cats vs. Dogs

ASL Interpreters: INTERPRET THIS! Cats vs. Dogs

This blog begins the “INTERPRET THIS!” Series, in which a stimulus will be presented either in ASL or English for the purpose of honing your interpreting skills at your leisure. No matter whether you are well-seasoned or fresh out of an Interpreter Training Program,...

Watch and Learn

Watch and Learn

Spoken language interpreters are given the opportunity to live in a country with native speakers to understand the nuances of culture and language i.e.: learning French, live in France. In our new world with limited travel, there are self-paced programs available to...

What’s Your Story? Volume #3

What’s Your Story? Volume #3

Often times when I am on an interpreting assignment, the question is posed.... “Why or how did you become an interpreter?” After speaking with many of my colleagues, this is a common occurrence. I thought it would be interesting and fun to find out why or how...

4 ASL Games for Your Home

4 ASL Games for Your Home

When was the last time you got together with your loved ones and played a game?  Playing games with friends and family can lead to some of the most lighthearted and joyful memories.  In addition to the emotional benefits and stress relief that can be found in games,...

Scenario Series: What Would You Do? Scenario # 4

Scenario Series: What Would You Do? Scenario # 4

Continuing this series, we will dive into yet another hypothetical interpreting scenario including an ethical dilemma to ponder. Previous blogs in this series mention that people are often faced with ethical dilemmas—some big, some small—that we must negotiate through...

Tough Day? 8 Ideas to Turn It Around

Tough Day? 8 Ideas to Turn It Around

One thing I have noticed since joining this field, is that some days the work lights up our hearts and other days are harder. I am sure we have all experienced those kinds of ups and downs, and come to expect it as a natural part of our journey as interpreters. When...

7 Tips for Your Remote Interpreting Station

7 Tips for Your Remote Interpreting Station

By now, many interpreters have acquired various equipment to help them create remote interpreting stations in their homes. If you have not yet put together a remote setup in your home and are interested in remote interpreting assignments, I hope this blog helps you...

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