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              Being a Successful Interpreter: Adding Value and Delivering Excellence

              Being a Successful Interpreter: Adding Value and Delivering Excellence (Paperback)

              By Downie, Jonathan

              • RRP: $69.99
              • $69.99
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              Being a Successful Interpreter: Adding Value and Delivering Excellence is a practice-oriented guide on the future of interpreting, and the ways in which interpreters can adjust their business and professional practices for the changing market. The book considers the way in which ...globalisation and human migration has brought interpreting to the forefront and the subsequent need for interpreters to serve a more diverse client base in more varied contexts. At its core is the view that interpreters must move from the traditional impartial and distant approach, to become committed to adding value for their clients. Features include: * Examples from authentic interpreting practice * Practice-driven, research-backed discussion of the challenges facing the future of interpreting * Interviews with leading interpreting experts * Guides for personal development * Ideas for group activities and development activities within professional associations Being a Successful Interpreter is a practical and thorough guide on the business of interpreting ideal for professional interpreters practising in conference, medical, court, business and public service settings, as well as for students and recent graduates of interpreting studies.
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              ISBN 9781138119697
              Released AU 8 Jun 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Interpreters vs Machines: Can Interpreters Survive in an AI-Dominated World?

              Interpreters vs Machines: Can Interpreters Survive in an AI-Dominated World? (Hardback)

              By Downie, Jonathan

              • RRP: $252.00
              • $252.00
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              From tech giants to plucky startups, the world is full of companies boasting that they are on their way to replacing human interpreters, but are they right? Interpreters vs Machines offers a solid introduction to recent theory and research on human and machine interpreting, and t...hen invites the reader to explore the future of interpreting. With a Foreword by Dr Henry Liu, the 13th FIT President and written by consultant interpreter and researcher Jonathan Downie, this book offers a unique combination of research and practical insight into the field of interpreting. Written in an innovative, accessible style with humorous touches and real-life case studies, this book is structured around the metaphor of playing and winning a computer game. It takes interpreters of all experience levels on a journey to better understand their own work, learn how computers attempt to interpret and explore possible futures for human interpreters. With five levels, split into fourteen chapters, Interpreters vs Machines is key reading for all professional interpreters, as well as students and researchers of Interpreting and Translation Studies.
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              ISBN 9781138586420
              Released AU 10 Jan 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Being a Successful Interpreter: Adding Value and Delivering Excellence

              Being a Successful Interpreter: Adding Value and Delivering Excellence (Hardback)

              By Downie, Jonathan

              • RRP: $252.00
              • $252.00
              • In Stock At Publisher

              Being a Successful Interpreter: Adding Value and Delivering Excellence is a practice-oriented guide on the future of interpreting, and the ways in which interpreters can adjust their business and professional practices for the changing market. The book considers the way in which ...globalisation and human migration has brought interpreting to the forefront and the subsequent need for interpreters to serve a more diverse client base in more varied contexts. At its core is the view that interpreters must move from the traditional impartial and distant approach, to become committed to adding value for their clients. Features include: * Examples from authentic interpreting practice * Practice-driven, research-backed discussion of the challenges facing the future of interpreting * Interviews with leading interpreting experts * Guides for personal development * Ideas for group activities and development activities within professional associations Being a Successful Interpreter is a practical and thorough guide on the business of interpreting ideal for professional interpreters practising in conference, medical, court, business and public service settings, as well as for students and recent graduates of interpreting studies.
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              ISBN 9781138119680
              Released AU 17 May 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Interpreters vs Machines: Can Interpreters Survive in an AI-Dominated World?
               

              Interpreters vs Machines: Can Interpreters Survive in an AI-Dominated World? (Paperback)

              By Downie, Jonathan

              • RRP: $62.99
              • $62.99
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              From tech giants to plucky startups, the world is full of companies boasting that they are on their way to replacing human interpreters, but are they right? Interpreters vs Machines offers a solid introduction to recent theory and research on human and machine interpreting, and t...hen invites the reader to explore the future of interpreting. With a Foreword by Dr Henry Liu, the 13th FIT President and written by consultant interpreter and researcher Jonathan Downie, this book offers a unique combination of research and practical insight into the field of interpreting. Written in an innovative, accessible style with humorous touches and real-life case studies, this book is structured around the metaphor of playing and winning a computer game. It takes interpreters of all experience levels on a journey to better understand their own work, learn how computers attempt to interpret and explore possible futures for human interpreters. With five levels, split into fourteen chapters, Interpreters vs Machines is key reading for all professional interpreters, as well as students and researchers of Interpreting and Translation Studies.
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              ISBN 9781138586437
              Released AU 10 Jan 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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