What is an intercultural translator?

The process of translating is never purely a matter of rendering meaning from one language into another but is always related to “translating/mediating” from one culture into another.

Thus, the intercultural translator/ mediator is seen as displaying knowledge, skills/abilities the following spheres: theoretical, textual and interpersonal. Therefore, it is especially important that future translators’ intercultural competence be both systematically developed through a carefully structured curriculum and assessed according to clear assessment criteria.

Read more in the "PICT Curriculum Framework"

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