Eric Vogt, Author at Translation Skills Training

Eric Vogt

December 29, 2021

Those Pesky Prepositions for Bilingual Speakers

If you are bilingual in English and Spanish, regardless of which is your dominant language, you have probably had moments of doubt about which prepositions to […]
November 11, 2021

So, You Want to Become a Translator?

Most everyone can recall seeing interpreters working at the United Nations or have seen films of the famous Nuremburg Trials after WWII. It indeed is an […]
September 1, 2019

Seven (7) Ways to Improve Your Job Prospects as a Translator

Dr. Peden’s Influence on Translation When teaching her very popular classes in translation for graduate students at the University of Missouri-Columbia in the 1970s and 1980s, […]
July 3, 2019

Improve Your Writing Through Imitation, Part One.

Aside from pedagogical questions surrounding the inculcation and acquisition of technical skills, of all the topics that teachers, critics, writers, translators and artists study, debate and […]
July 3, 2019

The Spanish Superlative Degree of Comparison

As noted in recent Tips for the Week, there are three grades of comparison in Spanish: Equality, Inequality and Superlative, and an absolute superlative. This Tip […]
June 17, 2019

Comparatives in Spanish – Part 2 of 4: Inequality

As noted in last week’s Tip for the Week, there are three grades of comparison in Spanish: Equality, Inequality and Superlative, and an absolute superlative. This […]
June 17, 2019

The Language of the Wire Room – No Place for the Squeamish

If you are considering working as an Analytic Linguist, you should be aware that you will be listening to court-ordered oral communications intercepts (private phone calls), […]
June 11, 2019

Comparatives in Spanish – Part 1 of 4: Equality

In Spanish, there are three grades of comparison: Equality, Inequality and Superlative, and an absolute superlative. This Tip for the Week is the first in a […]
June 8, 2019

Now is Always the Right Time to Make a Career Change: Invest in Your Uniqueness

There is a saying on Madison Avenue, that street in New York City, which is famous for its many big advertising agencies: “When times are good, […]

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