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The Most Translated Works of All Time | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Thu, 27.08.2015
Posted on 27.08.2015 - 05:08pm
Some of the greatest novels of all time were originally penned in different languages, and have subsequently been translated so that others can enjoy these wonderful works. Stories with twisted,...
Strange Translation Projects! | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Thu, 27.08.2015
Posted on 27.08.2015 - 05:07pm
Whether you’re a translation agency or an independent translator, no doubt you’ve received some translation projects in dubious formats. There will always be the PDFs, Word and Excel documents and...
Compound Words in Translation | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 26.08.2015
Posted on 26.08.2015 - 03:51pm
Certainly, learning a new language might be easier for some people than others, but everyone must consider the different manner in which terms, phrases or words can fool you. Besides those people who...
Greeting Gestures Worldwide | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 26.08.2015
Posted on 26.08.2015 - 03:49pm
Each country has its own unique customs and rituals, and sometimes interpreting these situations can be quite confusing, particularly when greeting gestures are involved. Often we’re facing an...
False Friends: What Are They? | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Tue, 25.08.2015
Posted on 25.08.2015 - 04:42pm
Many translators will say that one of the things they love about exploring Romance languages, like Italian, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and others, is the similarities they find amongst certain...
Happy Birthday to You! | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Tue, 25.08.2015
Posted on 25.08.2015 - 04:40pm
Most societies around the globe have evolved to celebrate peoples’ birthdays. We have special holidays to celebrate important figure heads’ birthdays, and even if you don’t celebrate a national...
Translation Services: What to Expect | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Mon, 24.08.2015
Posted on 24.08.2015 - 07:02pm
When choosing a translation agency, there’s a direct relationship between speed, price and quality. Let’s have a look at the variables that affect all these factors. When you make a decision to use...
Translating Acronyms  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Mon, 24.08.2015
Posted on 24.08.2015 - 07:00pm
Acronyms are an important aspect of translation, and it’s essential that we understand and know how to process them in order to maintain consistency in a text. To ensure smooth reading of the...
Chinese: The Most Spoken Language  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Sun, 23.08.2015
Posted on 23.08.2015 - 05:43pm
Even though the English language has been the dominant global language for a century, and is still studied and recognized in most countries, the most popular language is actually Chinese. It’s now...

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