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Syntax Sprachen GmbH, Konferenzdolmetschen - Conference Interpreters
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Interpreters mostly want to go unnoticed. Here's another very good reason why.
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Perhaps you weren't aware of this, but professional interpreters are actually made, not born. One of our interpreters, Martin Granacher, has been teaching part-time at Heidelberg university for fourteen years now. During his time there he has thought a lot about quality in conference interpreting - which is quite helpful when you're selling interpreting services.
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Why Germans don't mean handy when they say Handy: Some insights into how language doesn't play by rules.
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Why we Germans have to work so hard to be funny...
Here's an interesting take on German culture and language.
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Some surprising facts about the German's attitude towards work.
And yes, there is a German word for "leisure" (not "Bratwurst", but close).
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Simultaneous interpreters: heard but not seen.
Do you spot the earphones that some of the world leaders in the picture are wearing?
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Many people are fascinated by simultaneous interpreting. How does it work? And how do simultaneous interpreters train for their job?
Watch these professionals explain.
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Good news for some learners of (British) English:
Some experts believe that in 50 to 100 years the use of “th” in popularly spoken English will have disappeared.
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Good news for interpreters: Exposure to several languages is good for your health. We love the job.
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