Translation Blog

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...
Sun, 28.08.2016
Posted on 28.08.2016 - 09:30pm
Animals have always played an important role in history and have become an integral part of many societies, whether they be modern or ancient, civilized or otherwise. Folklore is full of animal tales...
Sun, 21.08.2016
Posted on 21.08.2016 - 06:07am
*** Previous *** Of course, you’re only human, and it may be wise to take a short break for reflection, but don’t stop just because some client you’ve never even met slammed the door in your face. Do...
Sun, 21.08.2016
Posted on 21.08.2016 - 06:07am
Being a freelance translator, or any kind of freelancer for that matter, is not always an easy career: it can be extremely stressful and very unpredictable, but it can also bring a huge amount of...

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