About Daniel Hill

Your Language Services Liaison, Haitian Creole Interpreter and Blog writer. A passion for languages has led to a career facilitating communication between languages and between cultures. Experienced in both Medical and Legal interpreting, Daniel has provided interpreting services in a number of modes and environments, such as: Consecutive Interpreting in court for witness testimony, Depositions/Examinations-Under-Oath, and medical interventions, Chuchotage during trial proceedings and Simultaneous interpreting in conference settings. Florida Court Approved Interpreter.

Giannis Antetokounmpo: Pronouncing the MVP

Given the international background of many of the players, one of the most constant reminders of the leagues linguistic diversity is the variety of exotic names that have become household names. But among the Frank Ntilikinas, Zydrunas Ilgauskases and Nemanja Bjelicas, one name stands apart. One name strikes fear in the heart of announcers. The Alphabet Man himself: Giannis Antetokoumpo.

By |2021-01-28T05:15:30+00:00January 15th, 2021|Language|Comments Off on Giannis Antetokounmpo: Pronouncing the MVP

5 Weird Things About Haitian Creole

Creole is often characterized by its simplicity. And its certainly true, from the lack of verb conjugations to the lack of grammatical gender (kinda), in many ways it is less complex than languages English-speakers are familiar with. But there are some ways that Creole has gotten more complex, more complicated, and weirder.

By |2021-02-01T01:34:11+00:00January 1st, 2021|Language|Comments Off on 5 Weird Things About Haitian Creole

COVID-19, Remote Interpreting Services and You

Without a doubt, the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic is going to have long-lasting effects on numerous areas of life. In an attempt to adapt, many have found themselves adopting new work methods and trying to maintain productivity while practicing responsible social distancing. The purpose of this article is to explore some of the options for conducting appointments requiring remote interpreting services.

By |2021-01-11T15:10:56+00:00March 27th, 2020|COVID-19, Remote Interpreting|Comments Off on COVID-19, Remote Interpreting Services and You

Interpreter Appreciation – The Rules of Interpreting (Part 2)

Interpreting requires flexibility. However, the goals remain the same: To remove the disadvantage caused by lack of language comprehension and to remain as unobtrusive as possible. The interpreting industry has norms in place to help everyone reach these goals. Take note of some of these principles and how you can work well with your interpreter.

By |2021-01-11T15:10:34+00:00May 31st, 2019|Interpreting|Comments Off on Interpreter Appreciation – The Rules of Interpreting (Part 2)

Interpreter Appreciation – Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpreting (Part 1 – FT. Marie Kondo)

Interpreting occupies an interesting space in society. Even though interpreting as a profession pre-dates writing, most people never interact with an interpreter. That is until a 5-foot-nothing Japanese sprite named Marie Kondo began sparking joy and her interpreter Marie Iida began sparking an interest in quality language services. So in honor of National Interpreter Appreciation Day, let’s learn about interpreting shall we?

By |2021-01-11T15:09:40+00:00May 9th, 2019|Interpreting|Comments Off on Interpreter Appreciation – Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpreting (Part 1 – FT. Marie Kondo)
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