Interpreting and translating in Healthcare settings requires excellent knowledge of everyday expressions and idioms as well as specific terminology. In addition to linguistic knowledge, healthcare interpreters and translators also need a good understanding of the anatomy, physiology of the main body systems.
In this week’s episode, Fatih chats with Professor Ineke Crezee, Translation and Interpreting, Auckland University of Technology, who has conducted countless research on healthcare interpreting and translating and is the author of the book "Introduction to Healthcare for Interpreters and Translators"
Ineke has been involved in teaching translation and interpreting since 1991 and has written several textbooks on the area. She has won multiple awards for her teaching, including Vice-Chancellor’s teaching awards in 2001 and 2012 and a student union award in 2011. In 2020, Ineke was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to interpreter and translator education. She is co-editor of two international interpreting and translation-related journals: the International Journal of Interpreter Education (Conference of Interpreter Trainers, USA) and Translation and Interpreting (University of Western Sydney, Australia). She has been working as both a health and legal interpreter and translator both in the Netherlands and in New Zealand. Her book, "Introduction to Healthcare for Interpreters and Translators" was released in 2013 which was also adapted into Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Arabic. A Russian iteration is forthcoming and a Turkish-language iteration is in progress.
You can purchase Ineke's book, "Introduction to Healthcare for Interpreters and Translators" here: https://benjamins.com/catalog/z.181
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