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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...
Reference Materials for Specific Translation Projects | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Mon, 27.07.2015
Posted on 27.07.2015 - 06:13pm
Many times translators are asked to complete very specific translations, focusing on a highly technical or personal subject that’s of great importance to the client. When this occurs, the translator...
The Many Benefits of Being Multi-Lingual | One Hour Translation
Posted by Stacey on
Sun, 26.07.2015
Posted on 26.07.2015 - 04:36pm
When we learn our first language as children, it’s an accomplishment that’s just taken for granted. But in fact we should feel quite proud of ourselves for accepting the challenge because it is...

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