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Lost in translation… and in Afghanistan October 10, 2010

Filed under: interpretation,press,translation — martinho21 @ 2:08 pm
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Interesting video on how difficult communication between the locals and the American troops is due to the lack of reliable interpreters: “The translators have become empowered and inject their own interpretation into everything. Although the elder clearly indicates he wants to cooperate, the translator fails to convey his answers, And so it goes on.”

Thanks to Anthony Pym for sharing it with his students!

 

 

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