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Richard Samson

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I’m a teacher living in Osona, Spain. I'm into tennis, dogs, and chickens. I’m also interested in translation and Moodle (well, digital tools for teaching, in general).

Trumpslation. The untranslatable Mr Trump

An Italian interpreter takes consecutive notes from Mr Trump (October 2019) It would be remiss of us to let the pre-eminent moment of Donald J. Trump pass (presuming that it does pass) without a brief look back on some of … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en Fun, Interpreting, Profession, Translation | Deja un comentario

Accessible online events

The pandemic has had many tragic consequences but it has also led to some successful innovation. One significant change has been the reorganisation of  meetings, focus groups, seminars and conferences. Few wanted to go online but needs must, as they … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en Profession, Translation | Deja un comentario

Debatable dictionary practices

Recently Merriam-Webster came under pressure from an online campaign to change one of the example sentences in their online dictionary of English. After a short period of time the dictionary editors caved in and suppressed the disputed example (as reported … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en English, Unethical conduct, Word reference | Deja un comentario

Sobre la docència en línia de la interpretació

L’editorial John Benjamins va publicar el mes de maig passat l’article de les professores Xus Ugarte i Maria Perramon Teaching Interpreting Online for the Translation and Interpreting Degree at the University of Vic: A Nonstop Challenge Since 2001, dins l’edició especial “Teaching and … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en Interpreting, Undergraduate studies | Deja un comentario

Compañer@s

Este curso he escogido recurrir al uso del símbolo arroba (@) para escribir palabras con “género inclusivo”. Sin embargo, esta práctica es discutible. Me pregunto, ¿qué opinión tendrán l@s lector@s de Tradiling? En su favor está el hecho de que … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en Profession, Spanish | Deja un comentario