Speakers Worth Watching at TEDxZurich 2014
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Swiss List: Learning to love raclette, conquer avalanche paranoia, and stop smiling so much in the Confoederatio Helvetica.
Last weekend and next (19-20 July), le Chateau d’Aigle takes you back to a colorful, idealized vision of medieval life, complete with comely inviting wenches.
Actually, these three beauties were beckoning the king to a bath. He had merely watched the clash of swords and pikes that had just occurred on the field below …
Some of the king’s subjects received less cordial treatment.
Others continued with their daily labors, whether it was making metal, music or magic.
Entry to the wine museum is included with the Fête Médiévale ticket (Adults: CHF 15, kids: CHF 5; families CHF 35, students: CHF 12.)
|Interpreters prefer to receive written text of a |
delegate's statement, even if it's only minutes
before he or she speaks, so they can familiarize
themselves with phraseology and technical jargon.
|Dan Harrison translating from Spanish into English. He also translates |
Smartphone multi-lingual dictionaries help
interpreters make sure they've got exactly the
right word. Rebecca Edgington translates from
Russian, German or French into English.
Edgington says she loves the second-by-second, word-by-word challenge
of interpreting on the fly.