Translation Blog

Mon, 05.09.2016
Posted on 05.09.2016 - 08:02pm
*** Previous *** Most industries have their own vocabulary and style, and if you’re not capable of describing an illness in the way a health professional might, or writing instructions for a piece of...
Mon, 05.09.2016
Posted on 05.09.2016 - 08:02pm
For any business to be successful they need to attract customers, and the translation business is exactly the same. The difference between translators and a business selling (say) kitchen gadgets,...
Sun, 04.09.2016
Posted on 04.09.2016 - 03:58pm
All translators have experienced that certain translation project that they simply don’t enjoy working on. It could be that the topic is just not appealing, or maybe it’s a document full of very dry...
Sun, 04.09.2016
Posted on 04.09.2016 - 03:56pm
Presenting at a translation conference can be quite intimidating, but more than that it’s an extremely rewarding experience. If this is something you’re considering doing, here’s our advice on how to...
Sun, 04.09.2016
Posted on 04.09.2016 - 03:53pm
*** Previous *** Another issue is that the translator puts bodily injury and death in different parts of the sentence, which in effect splits them and makes them subject to ambiguity when trying to...
Sun, 04.09.2016
Posted on 04.09.2016 - 03:53pm
Legal speak, or legalese, is a language generally understood by members of the legal fraternity, but things can get interesting when cross-cultural elements get in the way and cause problems for...
Fri, 02.09.2016
Posted on 02.09.2016 - 08:33pm
The question of marketing crops up regularly in most translators’ lives. And the question is: ‘Should translators market toward a specific goal, or should it become a daily task’? Most translators,...
Fri, 02.09.2016
Posted on 02.09.2016 - 08:33pm
The first thing to recognize is that there’s a big difference between translation and interpretation. If you’re wondering which might be the best career path for you, the answer will depend on your...
Sun, 28.08.2016
Posted on 28.08.2016 - 09:31pm
*** Previous *** 2: The Way We Perceive Animals How people perceive certain animals in different cultures is another major challenge. The cow is a perfect example of this. Cows have been reared for...

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