The English Translator
Nothing like a good read
Updated: Oct 22, 2020
We’ve all seen it. We’ve all grown up with it.
It’s in the waiting rooms of doctors, dentists and dieticians.
Mothers, fathers, aunts and uncles, they all know it.
You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who hasn’t heard of this iconic magazine before.
This periodical is translated into 21 languages and has a global circulation exceeding 10.5 million.
So, what do you do if you are the world’s best-known magazine and need new content for all those countries?
You find a translator to work their magic. What once was German becomes English. Hey, presto. Fresh, new material.
And who might such a translator be?
Yes, you’ve guessed it. Me. Andrea Garfield-Barkworth AKA The English Translator.
And what might be the name of this illustrious magazine of which you speak?
It’s only the Reader’s Digest, innit. 😊