A Practical Guide for Translators
Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 187 pages
Directed at those studying languages and those with some language capability and thinking of a career change, this guide considers the practical aspects of the translation profession and how to set up a business.
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Preventive measures Equipment insurance Maintenance Indemnity
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