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Hi. I'm a 17 year girl who just recently found out she has a love for languages. I'd really like to know what I have to do to become a translator or interpreter. I already know that it isn't easy and i have to be extremely fluent in more than 1 language but what i want to know is if there any more courses that i have to take besides languages. And if you already have this job, what school did you go to study and how did you get in? I really appreciate all the help and advice I can get :)

asked 20 Mar '16, 01:32

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You’re attracted to a career that would enable you to work with languages. You’ve heard about conference interpreting but you’re not sure exactly what it involves, what studies to pursue, or what opportunities may be available. Here are some questions to consider, and some further information that may point you toward finding your answers.

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answered 20 Mar '16, 08:11

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