Why is it Important to Include Revision in Translation?

It’s rare for any writer to be happy with the first draft of a piece of writing. For example, a journalist writing for a newspaper would first jot down an outline of the pending news report. He or she would start with an eye-catching heading and then the first paragraph would be written outlining the […]

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How German Translation Uplifted Automobile Industry

Germany is well known around the world for the quality of its automotive industry, particularly in relation to the quality of its engineering. From the Asian countries to South and North America, German cars are recognised for their class and quality. They are particularly cherished for their innovation, safety, reliability, and design. Germany has the […]

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Industries That Can Benefit From Language Translation

The world has become very much smaller figuratively speaking and is communicating with itself more than ever. The main obstacle is the ability to understand each other’s language and that’s where translators and interpreters come in. There are several industries which depend on effective translation more than others in a globalized world. Here are the […]

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Using the Phone to Translate Your Documents

Many individuals, businesses, government departments and organizations of all sorts require professional translations, but unlike interpreting, it can take time to get results. Documents and material that needs to be translated may need uploading, then waiting for a quote, time taken to translate and proofread and finally the translated material is ready for use. That […]

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Christmas Food Traditions Around the World

O.K. so Christmas has been and gone, and who’s counting to the next one? If you had a great Christmas at home or with family and friends, stuffed yourself silly and drank far too much, spare a thought for all those people in the tropics or in the southern hemisphere who celebrate Christmas. What on […]

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How to Locate Resources for Lesser Known Languages

If you are thinking of moving to another country, whether it is for work, retirement or a long vacation and it’s a country that only has a few speakers of its minority language, you may find it hard to find resources that can help you learn the language in advance. One such country is Latvia […]

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What 2018 Is Likely to Offer the Translation Industry

More and more people are taking up e-learning as a way of saving time and being flexible about how and when they learn. Because of the increased demand for e-learning courses in a multitude of languages, translating e-learning courses into many different languages is becoming very popular. So that’s one opportunity the language translation industry will […]

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Translation Service Market: Supply and Demand Analysis

According to translation market analysis, being a successful translator is not only very challenging but also very rewarding as long as the translator is translating the right languages and is accessing the right market. At the moment the languages which attract the highest pay for translations include Japanese, Danish, Arabic, and Chinese. Overall, apart from […]

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Several Translation Methods to Help You With Your Work

There are a Number of Different Translation Techniques in use in Translation: Borrowing Borrowing occurs in a translation when an identical word or expression that is in the source text is used in the target text. Calque If a translator makes use of a calque, s/he is using or creating a neologism in the targeted language […]

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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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