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About Astrid Sosa

Traduality Professional Translator – A passionate linguist who enjoys learning new languages whenever she can, loves animals, and always has time for a good read.

What’s the necessary equipment for simultaneous interpretation in conferences?

By |2019-11-09T19:01:56+00:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |

As we've talked about in some other articles, simultaneous interpreting is quite useful in conferences, meetings, and lectures where we need to know immediately what the speaker is saying. But, what do we need exactly to help, both the speaker and the interpreter, to do their jobs without getting in each other way? Nowadays, we have [...]

Is this the goal for future translators?

By |2019-06-14T18:05:50+00:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you like to text with lots of emojis? Have you ever wonder if you're using them correctly? Have you gotten in trouble because you send lots of emojis? Or maybe too few of the? Do you feel like you need a translator to decode some text messages? If your answer was yes to any of [...]

7 curiosities of Spanish

By |2019-05-15T15:45:47+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , |

Spanish is one of the most spoken languages in the world. It has 88.000 words and it is one of the six official languages of the United Nations (UN), that is why in this article some curiosities about this beautiful language will be mentioned:   There are 572 million Spanish-speakers in the world, of which 477 [...]

TOP 5 CONLANGS

By |2018-11-29T15:59:10+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , |

Would you like to learn a language to amuse your friends? Do you love the way your favorite TV characters speak? Well... Down below are some constructed languages you can learn. But, what's a Conlang or constructed language? A constructed language is a language that is created only for artistic purposes. They aren't like artificial languages, [...]

Countries With The Most Language Diversity

By |2019-03-27T19:04:34+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , |

There are over 5000 languages in the world. However, the majority of languages belong to small communities that have a maximum of 100,000 speakers, in some cases these languages are on the verge of extinction being spoken by a single person. In this article you will learn about the 5 countries that have the most quantity [...]

How to Improve Your Memory?

By |2019-03-27T19:01:46+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Tips and Advice|Tags: , , |

Memory is the ability to remember, but having a hectic lifestyle every day makes it easier to forget small things like keys and phone numbers. In the field of interpretation, memory is especially important in the consecutive interpretation area. In this kind of interpretation, our job is to wait for the speaker to finish speaking so [...]

Top 5 Most Famous Fictional Interpreters

By |2018-11-28T01:08:20+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , , |

We all know interpretation is one of the hardest tasks in the world of translation. Interpreting simultaneously, despite being incredibly rewarding, is also a hard and exhausting job. In this blog post, I will be sharing a list of the most famous interpreters from the big screen and television, some speak languages out of this world. [...]

Does language form our thinking?

By |2018-11-27T22:43:46+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , |

Have you ever thought about whether your language affects your way of thinking? Or that maybe, your way of thinking affects the way you talk? As we all know, our language is a fundamental part of our culture, but... how does language affect our culture and personality? If you speak two languages, do you think you [...]

Don’t let this happen to you for talking colloquial English in the office

By |2018-11-27T22:22:08+00:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: All in Blog, Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Has it ever happened to you that when you talk to a person you are told a word they can't understand? I has happened to me. There are about 1.5 billion English speakers around the world, can you imagine all the differences and nuances around this language? In the world of English translation, we need [...]