If you have always wondered what a term is and how it is linked to a concept, this video is for you! It is an interview with Tim Cooper, terminologist at the European Commission, published by the Journal of Specialised Translation.
The video (43 minutes long) also gives some details about the use and the aim of terminology work at the European Union, about the creation of terms and collaboration with experts.
The terminology of the institutions is collected in the IATE database and Mr Cooper has also written a very informative article on working in IATE, which is published on our Website.
Andy Walker interviews Tim Cooper of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Translation on terminology and translation.