Violations of Interpreter Ethics

Consequences of violating the code of ethics as it applies to interpreters can be grave. Nonetheless, and unfortunately, the fact is ethical violations do occur in the language industry. These instances raise concerns about the rigidity of qualifications for becoming an interpreter and perhaps point to certification as a requirement…

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Interpreter & Translator Film Parodies: Part Deux

Because our first installment of interpreter and translator film parodies was so popular, we decided to do it again. Check out some of the titles below!          The Interprenator A cyborg interpreter is sent from the future on a difficult mission. He has to interpret for Sarah Connor, a…

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August is Mandarin & Cantonese Language Month!

The 2011 U.S. Census ranked Chinese speakers as the third most populous behind Spanish and English speakers. And given the steady increase of Chinese speakers in the U.S. over the past decades-- the number now is more than four times greater than that of 1980-- it's safe to assume that…

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IEO + World Cup = Everybody Wins!

Are you disappointed that your team didn't make it to the World Cup Final? Nervous about the outcome between the two teams that did -- Germany & Argentina? There's no reason to be afraid of losing because IEO's latest offer makes everyone a winner! Simply visit our Facebook page and…

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July is French Language Month!

With Bastille Day taking place on July 14th, it's only fitting that July is French Language Month at IEO! Behind English, French is the second most  widely-learned foreign language, and while its ranking amongst the world's most widely-spoken languages is not entirely clear, its far-reaching presence is undeniable. Belgium, Benin,…

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Translating Science

Just as being well-acquainted with the law serves in legal translation, or having experience in healthcare ensures a better translation of a medical document, it's imperative that those translating scientific research are well-versed in not only the source and target language, but also the relevant scientific field. Because the lingua…

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Interpreter Film Parodies

Ever wonder what it would be like if famous movies were based on interpreters? In this latest post, you'll be able to find that out! Check out some of the parody titles that we came up with below!   GoodTerps (based on Goodfellas) Henry Hill is a small time interpreter…

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