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LEGAL GLOSSARIES, DICTIONARIES AND TERMINOLOGY RESOURCES

GENERAL AND BUSINESS DICTIONARIES

TECHNICAL DICTIONARIES

MEDICAL SCIENCES DICTIONARIES

OTHER BOOKS FOR TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS

CULTURE RESOURCES

WEBSITES OF INTEREST TO INTERPRETERS

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES RESOURCES

EDUCATION RESOURCES

 

 

Sources For Purchasing Materials In The U.S.

 

 

Berkana Language Center – Products

www.eberkana.com

 

InTrans Book Services, Inc.

www.InTransBooks.com 

(specializing in English/Spanish/Portuguese  dictionaries – thousands of titles)

Kinderhook, NY 12106

(515) 758-1755  - 1-800-823-4166

 

John Benjamins Publishing Company

Many excellent books on translation and interpretation

Philadelphia, PA 19118

215-836-1200 (phone)

www.benjamins.com/philadelphia companies

 

Amazon.com

www.amazon.com

 


 

LEGAL GLOSSARIES, DICTIONARIES AND TERMINOLOGY RESOURCES

 

(Spanish and English)

 

 

Introduction to Court Interpreting (non-language specific)

Self-Study Materials for Interpreters

M. Eta Trabing, 2008,  171 pp. – Updated and revised

Specifically for the Legal System in the U.S.

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com - Products

 

Manual for Judiciary Interpreters (English ® Spanish)

Specifically for Courts in the U.S., from municipal to federal

M. Eta Trabing, 2008, Third edition. 736 pages

also available in CD-ROM

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com – Products

 

Illegal Drugs Terminology for Judiciary Interpreters (English ® Spanish)

M. Eta Trabing and Alex W. Trabing, 2010, 293 pages

also available in CD-ROM and in English only (159 pages)

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com – Products

 

Municipal and Justice of the Peace Court Interpreters’ Manual (English ® Spanish)

M. Eta Trabing, 2009; 300+ pages

also available in CD-ROM

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com – Products

 

Butterworth’s Legal Dicctionary (2 volumes - English «Spanish)

Guillermo Cabanellas de las Cuevas and Eleanor C. Hoague, 1990

1363 pages (excellent)

 

Bilingual Dictionary of Criminal Justice Terms (English « Spanish)

Virginia Benmaman, N. Connolly and Scott R. Loos

Gould Publications, 1991

199/300 State Street, Binghamton, NY 13901-2782

 

Diccionario de Términos Jurídicos (Inglés-Español « Español-Inglés)

Enrique Alcaraz Varó y Brian Hughes

3a edición, 1995. Editorial Ariel - Barcelona

ISBN: 84-344-0506-7

 

Spanish-English Dictionary of Law and Business

Thomas L. West III – 1999 – 319 pp.

Protea Publishing – 2855 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

 

Black's Law Dictionary (English only)

West Publishing Co.  (the major source for legal terminology - frequent updates)

P.O. Box 64526, St. Paul, MN 55164-0526

 

West's Legal Thesaurus / Dictionary (English only)

William Statsky, 1985 -

West Publishing Co.

 

A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (English only)

Bryan A. Garner – 1995 – Second Edition

Oxford University Press

 

Law Dictionary (English only)

Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

250 Wireless Blvd., Hauppauge, N.Y. 11788

 

Diccionario Jurídico Elemental (Spanish only)

Guillermo Cabanellas de Torres, 1988

Editorial Heliasta SRL

Viamonte 1730, Buenos Aires 1055, Argentina

 

Diccionario Jurídico (Spanish only)

Juan D. Ramírez Gronda, 1988

Editorial Heliasta SRL

Viamonte 1730, Buenos Aires 1055, Argentina

 

Diccionario de Ciencias Jurídicas, Políticas y Sociales (Spanish only)

Manuel Ossorio, 1987

Editorial Heliasta SRL

Viamonte 1730, Buenos Aires 1055, Argentina

 

Simultaneous Interpretation Training Materials

M. Eta Trabing, 2007

2 hours of practice CDs with scripts

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com  (Products)

 

ACEBO 

P.O. Box 7485 - Spreckels, CA 93962 - (408) 455-1507 - Fax (408) 455-1541

www.acebo.com

- The Interpreter's Edge

- The Interpreter's Companion

- The Interpreter’s Rx

 

Sight Translation Training Materials, Volume I (non- language specific)

M. Eta Trabing, 2008, 228 pp.

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com  (Products)

 

Fundamentals of Court Interpretation: Theory, Policy and Practice

Roseann González, Victoria Vásquez and Holly Mikkelson, 1991

650 pp, hardback 

Carolina Academic Press

700 Kent St., Durham, NC 27701

 

The Practice of Court Interpreting

Alicia B. Edwards, 1995

Benjamins Translation Library -John Benjamins North America

P.O. Box 27519

Philadelphia, PA 19118-0519 USA

193 pages. Paperback ($25.00) with extensive bibliography in back

 

Manual for Community Interpreters (English-Spanish)

M. Eta Trabing and Yasmin Wurts Metivier – 2003 – 216 pp.

Text book for self-study and numerous glossaries

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com  (Products)

 

Manual for Interpreters in School Settings (English-Spanish)

Yasmin Wurts Metivier and M. Eta Trabing – 2007 – 216 pp.

Text book for self-study, glossaries and forms used in US schools

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com  (Products)

 

Dictionary of Foods and Cookery

English to Spanish, with Latin binomials, and Reference Section Spanish to English

M. Eta Trabing,  2001 – 364 pp.

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com  (Products)

 

Pan-American Livestock Dictionary (English ® Spanish)

M. Eta Trabing, 1996 – 421 pp.

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com  (Products)

 

Other Sources to Consult

 

Fundamental for English & Spanish Translation

M. Eta Trabing, 2009, 194 pp.

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com  (Products)

 

Running your T/I Business from Home (non-language specific)

M. Eta Trabing, 2009; 77 pages

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com  (Products)

 

 

·       General monolingual and bilingual dictionaries

·       Thesaurus

·       Synonyms / Antonyms

·       Grammar books

·       Style books

·       Verb conjugation books (501 or 201 verbs in Spanish)

·       Atlases - Maps 

·       Holy Bible - La Santa Biblia

·       Weekly news magazines

·       News broadcasts

·       Public libraries

·       US Government Printing Office

·       Encyclopedias

·       Legal text books

 

 

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GENERAL AND BUSINESS DICTIONARIES

 

(Spanish and English)

 

 

The Oxford Spanish Dictionary / El Diccionario Oxford

English Û Spanish

Oxford University Press, 1994

ISBN  0-19-864510-4

 

Oxford Spanish Dictionary – CD-ROM

The Talking Spanish Dictionary - 2003

ISBN 978-0-19-860683-3

Oxford University Press

 

Diccionario de uso del español – CD-ROM

María Moliner – 2­ª  edición – 2001

Editorial Gredos – Madrid

 

[e-diccion@rios espasa] – CD-ROM

Lengua española – Inglés-Español – Francés –Español

Sinónimos, antónimos, argot, citas, dichos y frases hechas, refranes

Espasa Calpe, S.A. – 2000

ISBN 84-239-7011-6

 

Larousse - Diccionario Moderno Español Û Inglés

Ediciones Larousse

572 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10036

 

Glossario Internacional para el Traductor (Spanish Û English)

Marina Orellana, 3ª edición, 1990

Editorial Universitaria

Santiago, Chile

 

Barron's Business Guides: English only, encyclopedic (excellent!)

  • Dictionary of Mathematics Terms

  • Dictionary of Computer Terms

  • Dictionary of Insurance Terms

  • Dictionary of Advertising and Direct Mail Terms

  • Dictionary of Accounting Terms

  • Dictionary of Business Terms

  • Dictionary of Medical Terms

all from: Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

250 Wireless Blvd., Hauppauge, N.Y. 11788

 

Diccionario de la Lengua Española (Spanish only)

Tomos I y II - 21º edición

Real Academia Española, 1994

Editorial Espasa Calpe, S.A.

ISBN 84-239-9201-2 (Tomo I)

ISBN 84-239-9202-0 (Tomo II)

also available in CD-ROM

 

Pequeño Larousse Ilustrado, 1982 (Spanish only)

Ramón García-Pelayo y Gross

Editorial Larousse

572 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10036

 

The Oxford-Duden Pictorial Spanish Û English Dictionary

Clarendon Press, Oxford, England, 1985

 

The MacMillan Visual Dictionary (Spanish/English Edition)

Natalie Chapman – Publisher -  1997

Simon & Schuster Macmillan Company - NY

ISBC 0-02-861434-8

 

Pequeño Larousse de Ciencias y Técnicas (Spanish only)

Ilustrado y enciclopédico, 1967

Editorial Larousse

572 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10036

 

 

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TECHNICAL DICTIONARIES

 

(Spanish and English)

 

 

McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms

2nd or 3rd Edition, English only, 1978

Encyclopedic explanations, excellent

McGraw Hill Book Company

 

Glossary of the Petroleum Industry

Second Edition English Û Spanish

PennWell Books

PennWell Publishing Company, Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

Diccionario Politécnico de las Lenguas Española e Inglesa

2 volumes -  Español ® Inglés - 1a edición, 1988

Inglés ® Español - 2a edición, 1997, 1543 pages

Federico Beigbeder Atienza

Ediciones Díaz de Santos, S.A.

ISBN: 84-7978-299-4

 

 

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MEDICAL SCIENCES DICTIONARIES

 

(Spanish and English)

 

 

Anatomy-Physiology for Interpreters in Health Care (and the Courts)

M. Eta Trabing – 2nd edition – 2007

Texts in English and Spanish, anatomical drawings with bilingual text, 4 different glossaries,

     Latin/Greek roots, suffixes and prefixes

Berkana Language Center

www.eberkana.com  Products

Also available in English only, Spanish only and in CD-ROM

 

Diccionario Médico Ilustrado de Melloni

Spanish only (with some English)

Dox Melloni Eisner, 1982

Editorial Reverté, S.A., Encarnación 86, Barcelona, España

 

Melloni's Illustrated Medical Dictionary

English only (great drawings in both)

Biago John Melloni, 1982

The Williams & Wilkins Company, Baltimore MD

 

Diccionario Medicobiológico University

English ® Spanish (a short section Spanish ® English), 1966

Editorial Interamericana, S.A.

Cedro 512, México 4, D.F., México

 

Diccionario Terminológico de Ciencias Médicas

13a. edición - Masson, Salvat

Ediciones Científicas y Técnicas S.A.

Avda. Príncipe de Asturias 20, Barcelona, España

 

Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary

Edition 15,  English only

F.A. Davis Company, Philadelphia

 

Diccionario Médico de Bolsillo (Spanish only)

Dorland, 1989 paperback - 23ª edición

Interamericana McGraw-Hill, México

 

Diccionario McGraw-Hill de Biología

English ®Spanish  - traducción de la primera edición de

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Biology

McGraw-Hill/Interamericana de México, S.A.

Atlacomulco 499-501, Fracc. Ind. San Andrés Atoto

53500 Naucalpan de Juárez, Edo. de México, México

 

 

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OTHER BOOKS FOR TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS

 

 

InTrans Book Services (specializing in bilingual dictionaries)

www.InTransBooks.com 

Kinderhook, NY 12106

(515) 758-1755

 

John Benjamins Publishing Co. (excellent books on translation and interpretation)

P.O. Box 27519, Philadelphia, PA 19118-0519

www.benjamins.com

 

T.R. Books (Spanish language book distributor)

822 N. Walnut, New Braunfels, Texas 78130

1-800-659-4710 - fax 210/ 620-0470

 

Dictionary Store

610 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10020

212/ 581-8810

 

 

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CULTURE RESOURCES

 

 

El Anillo [The Ring]

Video DVD (English) -- A must see video for anyone interested in doing business with the new Hispanic/Latino immigrant.

Panoltia Interpreter Training Products

 

Cómo Trabajar En Dos Culturas  [Working In Two Cultures]

2 CD Set (Spanish)  Spanish language audio program for Latino immigrants working in the United States.

Panoltia Interpreter Training Products

 

Managing In Two Cultures
2 CD Set (English) -  This two hour audio program was developed for people who manage or supervise Hispanic employees.
Panoltia Interpreter Training Products

 

 

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WEBSITES OF INTEREST TO INTERPRETERS

 

 

CLAS (Culturally and linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care) Standards

US Department of Health and Human Services

The Office of Minority Health
http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=2&lvlID=15

 

Barahona Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents

Quality literature in Spanish and books in English about Latinos for children and adolescents.

http://www.csusm.edu/csb/ 


Center for Applied Linguistics

Provides a directory of two-way bilingual immersion programs in the United States.

http://www.cal.org/twi/directory/


League of United Latin American Citizens

Advancing the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population in the United States

http://www.lulac.org/

 

Mexican American Legal Defense Fund and Educational Fund

Non-profit Latino litigation, advocacy, and educational outreach institution

http://www.maldef.org/
 

Mexico On-Line

Listing of Mexican Consulates in U.S. and Canada as well as general information regarding Mexico

http://www.mexonline.com/consulate.htm

National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)

Visitors to the NABE site can stay up-to-date on advocacy issues and current research on bilingual education.

http://www.nabe.org/ 

 

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language Educational Programs

Collects, analyzes and disseminates information relating the effective education of linguistically and culturally diverse students in the United States

http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/
 

National Council of La Raza

Private, non-profit, bi-partisan organization focused on reducing poverty, discrimination, and improving opportunities for Hispanic Americans

http://www.nclr.org/
 

National Education Association

Listing of bilingual book titles which are available in both English and Spanish editions

http://www.nea.org/home/index.html

 

National Hispanic Institute

Youth leadership organization crafting new thoughts, new strategies, new leaders for the 21st century Latino community.

http://www.nhi-net.org/
 

Pew Hispanic Center

Research institute which chronicles Latinos’ diverse experiences in a changing America

http://pewhispanic.org/
 

The Tomas Rivera Policy Institute

Conducts and disseminates policy-relevant research on key issues affecting Latino communities

http://www.trpi.org/
 

University of Southern California Center for Multilingual and Multicultural Research

Provides a base for those interested in multilingual education, English as a second language, and foreign language instruction, multicultural education and related areas.

http://www.usc.edu/dept/education/CMMR
 

Spanish language page

http://www.el-castellano.com

 

Links to numerous dictionaries and other information for translators

http://www.arthurint.com

 

On-line dictionaries and glossaries

http://www.lai.com/lai/glossaries.html

 

Multilingual Internet guides and resources:

http://wwli.com/translation/netglos/guides.html

 

The Goodwill Community Foundation has a great site in Spanish to teach people English, math, living skills, etc.

www.gcflatino.org

 

Good site for new immigrants (English and Spanish)

www.Thebeehive.org

 

Herramienta ideal para aprender y para repasar diversos temas y asignaturas con diversos niveles de dificultad y aptos para todos los niveles.

http://tests.rincondelvago.com/

 

Create your own flash cards

http://quizlet.com/

 

Diccionario de Falsos Cognados

Autora: Luisa Fernanda Lassaque

http://www.avlt.com.ar/index.php?mod=SeccionLibros&ac=listar


From the Mexican government:

This site has great information on educational resources, check out the virtual library and museum tours. Great place to read Mexican Spanish

http://www.abiertayadistancia.sep.gob.mx/

 

 

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HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES RESOURCES

 

US Department of Health & Human Services

http://www.hhs.gov/

 

List of acronyms for HHS

http://www.ncdhhs.gov/mhddsas/acronyms1.htm#P

http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/acronym.shtml

 

Glossary of terms used in DSS

http://www.childwelfare.gov/admin/glossary/index.cfm

http://www.childwelfare.gov/glossary/terms_english_spanish_a-b.cfm

 

Official website of the Social Security Administration (English - Spanish)

SNAP (formerly food stamps), Social Security, Retirement, Disabilities, Medicare, WIC and others

http://www.ssa.gov/

 

Disabling conditions

http://www.socialsecurity-disability.org/disabling-conditions

http://www.socialsecurity-disability.org/glossary

 

General information about words and terms associated with aging, disability or long-term care.

http://www.agis.com/eldercare-definitions/default.aspx

www.ncdhhs.gov/aging/glossary.htm

 

Child Protective Services (FQA’s)

http://www.mcgill-law.com/family-law-articles/child-protective-services/

 

Child Protective Services Guide for Parents (English-Spanish)

http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Protection/About_Child_Protective_Services/parentguide.asp

http://www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide/courts/processes/

 

Basic medical terminology and common diseases

http://faculty.deanza.edu/hasselpatricia/classes/course2?goback=%2Egde_1872264_member_25297159

 

Kids Health (English - Spanish) with audio

http://kidshealth.org/parent/en_espanol/medicos/speech_therapy_esp.html

 

MEDLINEplus

Information about topics such as autism, cerebral palsy, hearing loss, mental retardation, and vision impairment

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

 

Health information - English - Spanish

Familydoctor.org

 

Disabilities in Spanish

http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/Espanol/Disabilities

 

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (English – Spanish)

http://nichcy.org/schoolage/behavior/atschool

 

Adult Developmental Disabilities –Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (English - Spanish)

http://www.cdc.gov/

 

Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Program (English -Spanish)

http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=44703

 

Migrant Head Start Glossary (English-Spanish)

http://mayainterpreting.com/glossary.pdf

 

Mental health publications (English-Spanish)

http://store.samhsa.gov/product/SMA10-4574?WT.ac=EB_20111207_SMA10-4574

 

NC-DHHS mental health services

http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dsohf/services/index.htm#psych

 

Breaking the Silence – Training Manual (English – Spanish)

http://fvpfstore.stores.yahoo.net/maroelsimade.html

 

Domestic Violence (English -Spanish)

www.womenslaw.org

 

CDC National Immunization Hotline

Spanish 800-232-0233

English 800-232-2522

Provides information on immunizations Monday-Friday 8 A.M to 11 P.M.

 

National Center for Farmworker Health   

800-531-5120

This is a clearinghouse to assist health care providers serving migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Offers a free newsletter and low cost videos.

 

Migrant Clinician's Network

512-327-2017

Serves as a resource on clinical issues for providers of health services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

 

Call for Health

800-377 -9968

Provides Spanish/English referral information on available health care resources for migrant famrworkers throughout the United States.

 

National Hispanic Prenatal Hotline  

800-504-7081

Provides assistance in locating health care in the area of the caller. Free written information on subjects such as immunizations, prenatal care, breast-feeding,pregnancy, etc.

 

Domestic Violence Hotline

800-799-7233

Provides English/Spanish short-term crisis counseling and problem-solving services 24 hours a day, and makes referrals for local counseling and shelter services.

 

National Homeless Hotline

800-483-1010

Provides information on location of nearest shelters

 

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICCHY).

information in English and Spanish about disabilities, special education, and related laws.

 

Substance Abuse - Alcohol and Drug Council

800-688-423

Provides information and referral services regarding substance abuse

 

CDC National AIDS Hotline 1-800-344-7432

24-hour English/Spanish hotline providing information about HIV infections and makes referrals to HIV and AIDS service organizations.

 

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EDUCATION RESOURCES

 

The following books can be downloaded (English/Spanish)

  • How to be an Education Advocate

  • Basic Education Rights and Opportunities in Public Schools

  • Protecting the Educational Rights of Students with Disabilities in Public Schools

  • Brochures: Participate in your child’s education – bullying at school – How does a school district work

 http://www.governor.wa.gov/oeo/publications/default.asp 

 

Education Dictionaries and glossaries

http://www.neparentcenters.org/glossary/glossary.html

http://www.governor.wa.gov/oeo/publications/#dictionary

http://www.oakland.k12.mi.us/portals/0/SpecialEd/eLibrary/Dictionaries/Spanish_Dictionary_VBISD.pdf

 

Acronyms for Education

http://www.governor.wa.gov/oeo/publications/dictionary_acronym.pdf

 

IEP samples

http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/programreview/Monitoring/Module.aspx

 

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/briefs/wwb2.pdf

 

Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Terms:

Dictionaries, Glossaries and the NECTAC Acronym List

http://www.nectac.org/~pdfs/pubs/acronyms.pdf

 

Developmental disabilities (English and Spanish)

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/developmentaldisabilities.html

 

To improve skills (memory, attention, focus, speed, etc.)

http://www.marcandangel.com/2010/05/24/top-40-useful-sites-to-learn-new-skills/

 

How to take notes

http://www.monografias.com/trabajos34/taquigrafia/taquigrafia.shtml

 

Educational resources in Spanish

http://www.monografias.com/trabajos73/apuntes-clase-repaso-beneficios/apuntes-clase-repaso-beneficios.shtml

 

Migrant Education Hotline

800-234-8848

English/Spanish assistance with questions relating to education.

 

 

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