Translation Trends You Can Expect in 2020

Uncategorized Jun 02, 2020

The translation industry is currently booming and is expected to grow beyond measure in the year 2020. The world of translation and interpretation has been positively impacted by the advent of technology.

Beyond machine learning, machine translation, and machine automation, the world gears for other trends and predictions that can be expected out of the year 2020. Translators and interpreters looking
to explore and capture the global market need to realize the importance of being well informed about these trends so that they can take action accordingly.

In this article, we explore some of the trends you can expect in the translation industry in 2020, along with a guide on how you should prepare for them when the time comes.

Content on the Couch

The last decade saw a massive boom in the on-demand entertainment market. This boom will eventually lead to a more widespread need for audiovisual localized content.

The translation and interpretation of audiovisual...

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TX Court Interpreter Certification Process

     While looking into how to become a licensed interpreter in Texas, the webpages piled up one after another. The process is simple though, and initial licensure could be summarized in five steps:
  1. Orientation Course
  2. Application & Registration Forms
  3. Background check
  4. Written Exam
  5. Oral Exam
     The Orientation Course is a six-hour induction into general concepts of interpreting: court policies, professional ethics, and modes of interpretation may be some subjects of study. The following link is the List of Approved Orientation Courses provided by the Texas Judicial Branch website:
     After obtaining a certificate of completion from one of these programs, the following step is to submit it together with an application to become a Licensed Court Interpreter (LCI).  All this is done through the Judicial Branch Certification Commission’s Certification,...
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CA Court Interpreter Certification Process

     As promised, here is some information on the CA state court certification process:

The following is the link to "Become an Interpreterfrom

Become an Interpreter

     In order to become a court certified interpreter, one must pass a state interpreter certification examination: this one is comprised of a written exam and a bilingual interpreting exam in the state of CA.

     We train our students on how to pass the written exam with the State Court Interpreter Written Exam Preparation. This course is offered as an on-demand course, i.e., it is available at any time as an online pre-recorded class.

Click on this link to register:

• State Court Interpreter Written Exam Preparation

     Once ready, the way you schedule the written exam is by creating a user account in and calling 1-866-241-3118. Participants can schedule this exam at any time during the year.


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National Medical & Healthcare Interpreter Certifications

We are glad to have you here with us! TransInterpreting provides preparation courses and continuing education to interpreters all over the world. Our goal is to see you succeed in the journey to become an excellent interpreter. Please read the following post thoroughly in order to gain some information regarding certification options & processes.

The following information may have changed since September 10, 2020, but It still provides an important general overview of the US national medical & healthcare interpreter examinations; refer to the official websites of the national interpreter certification bodies, the primary sources, for the most up to date information: NBCMI and CCHI.


The First Step

 The National Board of Certified Medical Interpreters (NBCMI) and the Commission for Certified Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) are the two major medical/healthcare interpreter accreditation bodies in the US. These two bodies certify interpreters...

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