I really enjoyed listening to the podcast because it focused on tips for students. As a student it reminded me that yest it's good to know terms but that the culture humility is important. It also reminded me of how this is a journey and continuous learning therefore it does not stop after the class is finished, nor can you consider yourself as ready.
Dr. Martinez explained a concept that is new to me and quite interesting. By just switching one preposition (Spanish for Health Care) we are able to make it about the speaker (patient). It emphasizes on what the learner (interpreter) can empower the patient to do instead of they can do with the language. Furthermore, he also stated that there is need for the creation of curriculum that focuses on cultural themes. Students will be able to learn about how cultural perspectives shape and impact health and relationships which is very useful for students interested in healthcare interpreting. I believe that this would be highly essential for any student in a T&I major.