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International and Galactic Languages in Fremantle

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International and Galactic Languages came to Fremantle Professor Paul Frommer, the creator of the Na’vi language from the movie Avatar, came to Fremantle to speak at the Biennial National Conference of the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators (AUSIT) from 5-6 November 2010 as part of his world-wide speaking tour, which includes a recent visit […]

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MMLM Director on ABC National Radio

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MMLM Director Tea C. Dietterich in her capacity as Vice President of the Australian Institute of Interpreters & Translators Inc was invited to speak on ABC National Radio’s Future Tense Program “One beast, many tongues”. To hear the full radio program, please click here http://www.abc.net.au/rn/futuretense/stories/2009/2761911.htm

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Strata Control in in-seam roadways

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2M (formerly MMLM) was commissioned by the German publishing company Verlag Glueckauf to translate the highly technical German mining book “Gebirgsbeherrschung von Flözstrecken”. 2 years in the making with a range of translators, linguists, mining experts and editors working very hard the translation “Strata Control in in-seam roadways” has now been finally published by Glueckauf […]

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DIAC Asian Settlement DVD Voice-over Project

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The team at Multimedia Languages & Marketing have just finalised the production of a multilingual DVD for the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), the Asian Settlement DVD in Rohingya, Karen, Nepalese, Burmese and Chin Haka. It has been a challenging and interesting project involving translators, checkers, editor, voice talents in these 5 languages as […]

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Rio Tinto: cultural mistakes in Chinaintern

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Rio Tinto: repeating Foster’s cultural mistakes in China   Rio Tinto is repeating Foster’s cultural mistakes in China – and may not see the full costs until much later, writes Dr Mona Chung Rio Tinto has fallen into the same trap as Foster’s Group in failing to recognise China’s unique culture and the importance that relationships […]

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Culture & Globalism

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Supporting International Commerce Well and Badly After a week of diving in the Red Sea, we found ourselves wandering around Hurghada al Bahr al Ahmar in Egypt. We couldn’t help but notice that every street vendor queried passing tourists in several languages, beginning with German and English, sometimes trying Russian, as he tried to sell […]

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Multilingual Legal Resource Handbook

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NSWYL Human Rights Committee launches the 2nd edition of the New Land New Law handbook in 4 languages After 2 years of writing, rewriting, reviewing, editing, checking and translating, the 2nd edition, 2008, of New Land New Law: A Guide to the Legal System in NSW is finally here! This handbook is a plain language […]