Welcome and Support: How Universities in Spain and Latin America Can Effectively Recruit and Support U.S. Students, Part 1.

Para leer este artículo en español, ¡haz clic aquí! Hello out there! Today’s post is the first in a three-part series called “Welcome and Support: How Universities in Spain and Latin America Can Effectively Recruit and Support U.S. Students.” Due to the pandemic, international travel is changing every day. This is especially true for studentContinue reading “Welcome and Support: How Universities in Spain and Latin America Can Effectively Recruit and Support U.S. Students, Part 1.”

Bits & Pieces

Hello everyone! I hope you’re well and beginning to enjoy a bit more outdoor time if health restrictions are starting to relax in your area. Here where I live on the Sonoma Coast in Northern California, much remains closed. Luckily, daily neighborhood walks and lots of time in the garden are keeping me sane. IContinue reading “Bits & Pieces”

Can We Talk About “Pivot?”

As a language person, I pay extra attention to how words are being used within a specific context. As a translator, I’m hyper aware of how a particular term can “make or break” the meaning or feel of a sentence. So, can we talk about the word “pivot?” I have come to detest this word!Continue reading “Can We Talk About “Pivot?””

Estrenar

“Estrenar” is one of my favorite Spanish words. This verb is often used to mean “to wear something for the first time.” It also means “to premiere” or “to debut.” When wearing something new for the first time, I often imagine that I am “premiering” the new shoes, or earrings, etc. Here’s an example ofContinue reading “Estrenar”

Life in California: A conference, a fire and a community

You may be wondering what the title of this blog post could possibly mean, but hang in there and let me explain! I recently returned from the 60th annual conference of the American Translators Association. This was my first time at the conference, and the week was filled with connections with translator and interpreter colleagues.Continue reading “Life in California: A conference, a fire and a community”

Happy International Translation Day

Happy International Translation Day! On September 30th and throughout this week, translators and interpreters celebrated International Translation Day 2019. The American Translators Association created an informative video that explains what a typical day might look like for a translator or an interpreter. The video also explains the difference between a translator and an interpreter. Here’sContinue reading “Happy International Translation Day”