Brevity. Get straight to the point.
When explaining what we do, interpreters are often most confused with translators. Interpretation is not about translating languages. But sometimes it is. Perhaps not translating foreign languages into English, but sometimes it’s turning technical talk into Plain English. Turning something from science-speak into something that speaks to non-scientists. One of my most successful pieces of […]
You know what they say about people who use big words…. I have a little game for you. It’s a word game. Pretty simple really. Look at the list of words and phrases below and come up with a simpler alternative. I came up with this exercise to help with writing press releases but its […]
I was watching Master Chef Australia – stay with me, I’m over cooking shows as much as the next person – but the challenge of the day caught my attention. Four contestants had each written a recipe and they had to watch while a home cook interpreted it to make the dish. It was the […]