57 minutes | Nov 17th 2020

Episode 30: Smart Habits for Maintaining Your Language Skills with Eve Bodeux

In today’s episode we’re excited to welcome our friend and colleague, Eve Bodeux. Eve Lindemuth Bodeux is a 20+-year veteran of the language services industry and has worn many hats. She is an ATA-certified French to English translator focusing on the translation of corporate communications, market research and international development content. She is also the owner of Bodeux International LLC, offering multilingual project management to clients worldwide. Eve is co-host of the long-running Speaking of Translation podcast and author of Maintaining Your Second Language: practical and productive strategies for translators, teachers, interpreters and other language lovers. She sponsors an online book club for translators called the Global Reads Book Club that focuses on books in translation. She is currently serving a term on the Board of Directors of the American Translators Association through 2021. Here’s what we talked about with Eve:• How to consistently work on maintaining your second-language skills• How to make language practice fun• How to get out of a "rut" when it comes to improving/maintaining your second language• What strategies you can use when raising bilingual kidsResources we mentioned in this episode:• Eve Bodeux’s website and Twitter account• Eve’s Global Reads Book Club• Speaking of Translation podcast• Speaking of Translation episodes: “Maintaining your second (third, etc.) language” and “Raising bilingual children”• Maintaining Your Second Language by Eve Bodeux:o Purchase Eve's book on Apple Bookso Purchase Eve's book Amazon (Kindle or print)o Purchase Eve's book directly from her by contacting her at eve@bodeuxinternational.com• American Translators Association (ATA)• Eve’s interview with English into Italian translator and author Jenny McPhee• Eve’s interview with Nina Schuyler, the author of The Translator: A Novel• Marleen Seegers of 2 Seas Agency interviews Eve on the Make Books Travel podcast• Bose SoundLink around-ear wireless headphones II• WONDERBOOM portable waterproof bluetooth speaker• Asana• Selfie ring light with an extendable tripod stand and flexible phone holder• Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A true (as told to me) story by Bess Kalb• Organized Enough: The Anti-Perfectionist's Guide to Getting—and Staying—Organized by Amanda Sullivan• Watching You: A Novel by Lisa JewellFor a full list of resources, visit the show notes page for this episode: https://smarthabitsfortranslators.com/podcast-episodes/30
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