Myths of Sign Language Debunked

Lisa R. Parker

Myth One: Sign language is just gestures. It’s not a language at all. There is evidence that early humans started communicating in gestures. Later, the gestures developed into a proto language and then a full-blown language. Spoken language could have been developed in a similar fashion. For example, different grunts […]

What Makes a Good Translation?

Lisa R. Parker

There’s of course no absolute answer as to what makes a “good” or “bad” translation. In some sense, a good translation is one that can be done to the available budget whilst fulfilling its purpose. However, there are occasions when text quality is the prevailing factor: a well written, readily […]