From word to web: when linguists and technicians learn to speak the same language

Tamara Bloom, National Network for Interpreting

Today’s technological age presents us with almost unthinkable capabilities in communication; like a child let loose in a sweet shop, we are faced with almost endless possibilities. Examples include video-calling friends on our hand-held devices, or following distant news developments real-time via faster-than-press tweets. The opportunities for harnessing the ‘latest thing’ in our learning and teaching are just as numerous, and huge strides have already been made in bringing the book up to speed with the netbook.

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