Category: Guest Editorials

Extralinguistic Knowledge: Why Is It So Important in Interpreting?

Feel free to comment or chat with Naomi by using the reply section below. by Naomi Sheneman In the interpreting profession, we often talk about how important it is to take jobs tied to topic manners that we are familiar with. For example, someone who hates or knows nothing about cooking may not be best […]

Why didn’t I get those hours!?

Why didn’t I get those hours!?

“Why didn’t ‘I’ get those hours!?” The attitude of entitlement in the interpreting community by Michelle Schoonderwoerd We’ve all been there… we have worked an ongoing gig, or got wind that we would be requested for future work. It’s a boost to the old ego for sure (and for the bank account as this is our […]