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November 29, 2018

In Praise of Dictionaries Past, Present and Future

This week’s Blog is dedicated to dictionary junkies everywhere.  You know you are a dictionary junkie if, when you go to used bookstores, you find the […]
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 […]
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, […]
October 4, 2019

How to Create a Lucrative Career Using Your Bilingual Skills

How to Create a Lucrative Career Using Your Bilingual Skills   Everyone knows that particular skills, even hobbies, can be turned into lucrative careers.  This blog […]
May 9, 2020

Bilingual? Government Funding for Retraining for A New and Even Better Job in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pandemic Employment No matter what the unemployment rate might be at any moment for the rest of the country if you are unemployed, the unemployment rate […]
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 […]