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December 29, 2018

Consummate Composition Depends on Superb Sentences

Great chefs became great by first eating great food.  Of course, there is more involved in becoming a chef than just eating.  Great chefs also must […]
April 13, 2019

Rabassa & Steiner: Role Models for Translators and Lessons for Those Who Need Them

It is no hyperbole to observe that Gregory Rabassa was a prolific translator.  However, being a quantitative statement, it does not do justice either to Mr. […]
June 2, 2019

Lessons for Analytic Linguists: Choosing Wisely or Not Wisely

A text lying before an Analytic Linguist/Translator is an unforgiving, rugged linguistic terrain.  It is a cluttered with booby traps and tiger traps.  Translators are not […]
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 […]
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 […]