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101 Things a Translator Needs to Know By WLF Think Tank
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This is a book for beginners. It’s also a book for seasoned professionals, students and teachers. For freelancers and staff translators. For amateurs and experts, generalists and... More > super-specialists — be they certified and sworn, recognised, authorised... or simply tantalised by translation’s potential for a varied and enriching career. The authors are all successful translation professionals in fields ranging from highly technical to literary. Here they share insights and tips about what translation involves and how a professional translator needs to think, work and act when dealing with clients and colleagues.< Less
Understanding Cultural Diversity in Today's Complex World By Dr. Leo Parvis
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No one in this country is untouched by the impact of diversity. Yet, as diverse as diversity is, are too the many different emotions and attitudes evoked by diversity. As a nation, we are not well... More > equipped to deal with the swirling transitions that are converging on us on a daily basis because of the nature of being the most diverse country in the world. This text will well serve the purpose for many who decide to learn about the fundamentals of cultural diversity. It will be beneficial for educational institutions teaching students, and organizations whose ever-changing workforce leads to the necessity of educating employees on how to deal with the diversity of employees and customers in a positive manner. This timely publication is filled with current and relevant examples taken from pop culture: from TV shows, song lyrics, and poetry of the times. These excerpts make this publication much more interesting and easy for the reader to relate to and understand.< Less