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FYI: Survey on Training for Translators/Interpreters


Author: Jonathan Downie

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics

FYI Body: A couple of us here at Heriot-Watt would like to see the university launch online course for translators and interpreters. In order to build a case for them, we need to show that translators and interpreters are actually interested in the idea.

So, it would be really great if translators and/interpreters who are on LINGUIST List could fill in this survey. Feel free to pass on and post to other groups. In fact, please do pass it on!

The link is here: http://tolu.na/PcsVPb

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Thanks,

Jonathan Downie

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