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Between Languages

Aug 8, 2021

When we learn a second language, we often memorize new words in a very simple way: x = y. However, to be a professional translator, we must break free of this overly literal approach to language. In this episode I discuss how this can be done.

Jul 31, 2021

With a new semester of courses to teach, I start examining the common challenges faced by students of Chinese-English translation. This week, we look at one of the most common difficulties: syntax, or sentence structure.