I’m in the business of getting people talking. To one another. About your product or brand. Or about how they can reach an international audience. My book "Being a successful interpreter: Adding value and delivering excellence" is available here.
February 16th, 2017 | 30 mins
gender, interpreting, language, research
The three gentlemen have invited Camille Collard, an interpreter and researcher at Ghent University, to join them for a conversation about gender issues in interpreting. Is our profession female-dominated? Do men and women work differently? Listen in and find out.
December 15th, 2016 | 32 mins 12 secs
Jonathan and the two Alexanders come together for a final 2016 episode and look back at their first troublesome year in podcasting. Listen in as we revisit and rethink the topics we've covered this year and get a sneek peak at what's coming in 2017! Also featured: mulled wine, IKEA furniture and the Pound-Euro exchange rate.
October 24th, 2016 | 43 mins 7 secs
Jonathan and the two Alexanders discuss conferences - the ones they did or did not attend, why interpreters should attend them, the difference between and "academic" and "practical" ones and much more.
August 22nd, 2016 | 46 mins 17 secs
interpreting, language, ted
We welcome a very special guest: Ewandro Magalhaes. Ewandro tells us how he made his super-successful TED-Ed video "How interpreters juggle two languages at once".
June 9th, 2016 | 53 mins 48 secs
booth, interpreter, interpreting, language, manners
The three troublemakers dive into the pitfalls of booth manners and interpreter etiquette, sharing a few stories along the way. Listen in!
May 6th, 2016 | 56 mins 10 secs
Jonathan and the two Alexanders are joined by tech-savvy interpreter Barry Olsen to take a deep dive into remote interpreting. What is it, what is it not? How will it change our work?
March 24th, 2016 | 48 mins 11 secs
conference, interpreting, language, translation
We have our first guest on the show, and it's Valeria Aliperta from Rainy London! Val and Jonathan talk about last week's TL Conference in Warsaw and the presentations they gave there.
March 21st, 2016 | 3 mins 4 secs
Every interpreter has throat issues at some point. Valeria, Jonathan and Alexander share some tips and tricks to get that sweet relief.
March 2nd, 2016 | 52 mins 20 secs
burnout, interpreter, interpreting, language, stress
In the second instalment of our podcast, we talk about stress and burnout among interpreters.
February 13th, 2016 | 28 mins 57 secs
babelfish, interpreting, language, technology
Welcome to the first and inaugural episode of Troublesome Terps, a roundtable podcast of interpreters who take issue with anything and everything and who are not afraid to go figuratively and boldly where no interpreter has gone before. I am joined by Jonathan Downie and Alexander Gansmeier. Our topic in this episode: machine interpreting.