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P.O. Box 780 Mount Eliza  Victoria 3930


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Specialist Books and Resources for Interpreters and Translators

Language Experts has a wide collection of current and relevant publications and reference materials on interpreting and translation from Australia and around the world.

If you are a practicing or an aspiring interpreter and/or translator, you will benefit from the most informative and educational books and publications published in recent times in Australia and around the world. 

Two such book are our own publications titled  a "Training Handbook for Legal and Court Interpreters in Australia", by Mary Vasilakakos, and the "A Training Handbook for Health and Medical Interpreters in Australia" also by Mary Vasilakakos. These publications are the first of their kind and part

of a series of training handbooks published by Language Experts specifically developed for interpreters working in the legal and court settings and

the health and medical settings in Australia.   

Both books contain original material developed to provide the trainee interpreter/translator with a quality professional development program which covers the fundamental and foundation professional principles, concepts, debates and issues current in the Australian interpreting and translation profession in general, and in interpreting and translation in legal and court setting and the health and medical settings in particular.

These professional development training publications are designed to give trainees a solid understanding of these principles, concepts, debates and issues, so that they may confidently apply them to the professional day to day practice.   

The author of the book, Mary Vasilakakos is a senior educator with extensive experience in Higher Education teaching, curriculum development

and course design, and course coordination and administration. She is a foundation member in the field of bilingual education in translating and

Interpreting in Australia, having worked in this field since its inception in the late 1970's and early 1980's. She is also the co-author of the seminal textbook "Liaison Interpreting, a Handbook."   

The books are available for purchase directly from Language Experts in paperback as well as E-book or via our distributor, Coinfo. For a comprehensive list of available materials and to place an order, please contact us via contacts page.

In addition to the above mentioned two books, available for purchase are the following publications:

  • Community Language Interpreting-A Workbook, Jieun Lee and Adrian Buzo. This most popular educational and reference book is an                                Australian publication written by prominent educators and practitioners of interpreting and translation is an excellent resource guide for
    as well as practicing interpreters. The aim of this book is to help trainee interpreters in particular to develop their skills in community,
         business and official interpreting. It provides a broad range of practice options and may be used as a workbook, class textbook, or self-study
         aid for students preparing for professional accreditation tests.  There are 10 units each devoted to one area of interpreting.
  • In Other Words, Mona Baker
  • Interpreter Policies, Practices and Protocols in Australian Courts and Tribunals - A National Survey
  • A Practical Guide for Translators, Geoffrey Samuelsson-Browne
  • Telephone Interpreting-A Comprehensive Guide to the Profession, Nataly Kelly
  • Forensic Translation: An Introduction to Forensic Translation Analysis, Ali Darwish​​   

    ​If you are looking for a specific book not listed on our websites, please let us know and we may able to assist you in obtaining a copy.