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Strange Movie Title Translations | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Fri, 31.07.2015
Posted on 31.07.2015 - 05:20pm
Since the 1800s with the start of silent films, the movie industry and changed dramatically. Today we have many genres on offer, such as drama, action, comedy, horror, thriller, and so many more,...
Linguistic Oddities | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Fri, 31.07.2015
Posted on 31.07.2015 - 05:18pm
In our role as translators we’re often faced with words with oddly specific meanings. Many times this specificity makes it extremely difficult to translate these words; sometimes to the point where...
The Use of Braille in Public Places | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Thu, 30.07.2015
Posted on 30.07.2015 - 05:41pm
Most of us are familiar with those strange little bumps you feel when on an elevator and you press one of the buttons. Well, those little bumps are part of a tactile writing system for blind people....
Learning Argentinian Spanish Through Argentina’s Superhero – Hijitus | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Thu, 30.07.2015
Posted on 30.07.2015 - 05:40pm
The Adventures of Hijitus (Las aventuras de Hijitus) was first broadcast in 1967. This was an animated television series created by Manuel García Ferré, the great Spanish cartoonist. And since that...
The History of American English | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 29.07.2015
Posted on 29.07.2015 - 05:17pm
Most people are aware that there are quite a few differences between British and American English, particularly where spelling in concerned. But do you know why this is true? Were these deliberate...
Public Policy and Acronyms | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Wed, 29.07.2015
Posted on 29.07.2015 - 05:15pm
The English language and, in particular, the English language spoken in the United States, is renowned for using initials or acronyms; meaning initials that are pronounced as if they were actually a...
Translating Body Language | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Tue, 28.07.2015
Posted on 28.07.2015 - 08:08pm
We’ve previously mentioned the work of translators with regard to television shows, movies and other audio-visual content. With these types of translations the translator is restricted to the...
Today the Spotlight’s On Sign Language  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Tue, 28.07.2015
Posted on 28.07.2015 - 08:07pm
Of course signing is not new and each world region or country has its own form of sign language, but due to recent events signing has again come into public debate. There wouldn’t be many people who...
Translators and Glossaries  | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Mon, 27.07.2015
Posted on 27.07.2015 - 06:14pm
Most multinational and global companies will, at some point, need to have their material translated into another language. These translations can be vitally important elements for the business...

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