"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more
The terms ‘deontology’ and ‘ethics’ are often used in the field of translation/writing. But the meaning of these terms is not always clear. The 2nd T&R Forum will offer us the opportunity to clarify the meaning of these terms.