Tips for Overcoming Language Barriers in Business

Speak slowly and clearly and concentrate on keeping focussed on what you want to say.  Any form of miscommunication can lead to misunderstanding and this is not what a business wants as it may have to follow what’s been agreed upon because it can’t release itself from the miscommunication. Asking a question so as to […]

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Translating the Language of Common Courtesy

Every culture has its own way of expressing common courtesy. The language of courtesy cannot always be easily translated from one language to another. This can be a source of frustration and misunderstanding at first. It takes time to familiarize yourself with someone else’s habits, but if you are a professional interpreter or translator it […]

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Why the German Language Should be Learned in Australia?

Germany is Australia’s second biggest trade partner in terms of the value of goods and services which are sold to that country. Germany is one of the world’s economic powerhouses and understanding what makes Germany and the Germans tick is vital for maintaining Australian German economic, cultural, social and sporting ties. What might be less […]

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What are the Highest Paying Translation Languages in the World?

KW Translation Languages in the World It is expected that as BREXIT slowly takes place that the demand for bilingual personnel is likely to rise. This it seems is due to more businesses relocating from Britain to other countries overseas. Many businesses at present aren’t sure if they will have the same access to the […]

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What are the Top 10 Languages for Businesses Today?

It’s difficult to determine out of all the world’s languages which ones need extra attention and would benefit a business by translating its product information into that language. There is one important bit of information you can use to help you decide the top languages for international business. That’s what languages your competitors use to promote […]

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Seven Clear Personality Traits of Germans

German people have been stereotyped at times for being cold, rude and even humourless. These rather negative perceptions may be going a little too far when generalising about German people and their attributes. However, it does make for some interesting material when it comes to language translation of the German language. Whatever your Perceptions are of […]

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How Learning Languages May Encourage Your Children to Travel

More and more younger people are not only studying abroad but are traveling around the world too. Teachers, schools, and parents often stress to their children the importance of communicating and integrating with other cultures, whether they are younger children, children in their teenage years, or are college students,  it’s important to embrace other cultures, […]

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How To Learn The Basics Of Any Language In Four Steps

Times have changed considerably when it comes to learning a language for the first time. There are now many more really attractive resources to learn the German language available that give you every opportunity and most of them are online, many of which are free. Here is an overview of some of the better ones that are […]

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Which Languages Should Australian Children Learn?

Do Australians want their children to learn at school those languages that have the most native speakers? The 3 most common languages spoke throughout the world, apart from English, are Mandarin with 898 million speakers, Spanish with 437 million speakers and Arabic with 295 million speakers. The languages of the rapidly emerging economies If we […]

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Subject Matter and Company Knowledge is a Vital Part of Every Translation

In today’s commercial translation market, translators translate people’s ideas so that they are able to put a message across about a product the individual or business wants to sell, but in many different languages, including the German language This means to be effective the translation is far more than looking at the individual words in the […]

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