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On May 16th, High School students (Grades 9-11) who study German had a unique opportunity to meet and discuss with the interpreter Vilija Gerulaitienė at AISV library.
The interpreter not only shared her own techniques of translation, but also introduced our school students with St. Jerome, the patron of translators. He is considered to be the first interpreter who translated the Bible into Latin. In addition, she spoke about the mythological origins of translation (history of the construction of Babylon tower). Mrs. Vilija provided examples of acceptable and unacceptable translations, as well made it possible for the students to peek into the daily work of the translators.