- Songs. Oh, wow, songs. Because they’re art, you have to listen for a while before you truly grasp the meaning, and by the time you do, it’s often gone too far to really catch up… Worse, there are terms used in songs (especially Dancehall culture, I find) that we ‘get’ in Patwa, but figuring out how to interpret… hard. 239 more words
Tags » Interpreter
WeAreChange, Jul 15, 2014
Elina St-Onge sits down with Former Presidential Interpreter and White House Insider Fred Burks to discuss about how he obtained his position as an interpreter, what made him quit, how the “power elite” try to control us and what is the most effective way we can bring about change into our world.
VICE News, Jul 16, 2014
The interpreters who worked alongside American and NATO forces in Afghanistan are among our bravest and most loyal allies. They played an essential role in sourcing intelligence and educating Western troops about the local culture. 8 more words
I recently found a copy of Hassam’s ‘Arabic Self-Taught, or the Dragoman for Travellers in Egypt‘ (1883) with an intriguing inscription on an inside page. 324 more words