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Don’t be fooled with machine translators!

By |2019-09-09T19:40:17+00:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities, Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever requested or required the services of a professional translator and they delivered you something you weren't expecting? Many people tend to be very careful when hiring an agency or a professional translator, for the fear of getting a bad result or experience... although sometimes they ignore this and do it just to save [...]

7 translation horrors on signs

By |2019-09-06T15:36:47+00:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever walked down the street, saw an announce or sign and tell yourself "That is nonsense"? It is not bad to make mistakes once in a while, at the end of the day we all are human beings that can get something wrong. But, translating a sign wrong? That is some serious matter. Every [...]

Benefits to your brain for learning a new language

By |2019-09-05T22:09:08+00:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities|Tags: , , , , |

  Have you ever wondered what happens to your brain when you learn something new? A lot of scientific experts ensure that the brain benefits when we are constantly learning something. The brain is like a muscle, it exercises and becomes stronger after its constant stimulation. The scientists also guarantee that learning a new language is [...]

5 brands whose names got them some troubles in foreign countries

By |2019-05-15T15:45:40+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities|Tags: , , |

  Have you ever visited a foreign country and noticed that a brand you know has a different name there? Did you know that companies follow an extensive process of linguistic tests to prevent any negative connotation to the brand in other countries? When a product is launched internationally, companies must consider the languages spoken in [...]

Key skills every interpreter should have

By |2019-05-03T22:17:30+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities|Tags: , , , , , |

  Did you know that you need to fill a certain profile to fulfill the work field needs you want to work in? Being an interpreter is no easy task, this career has some demands that force professionals into developing a set of skills to be able to work successfully. This article will help you know [...]

10 interesting English and Spanish idioms

By |2019-04-29T23:29:25+00:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , |

Do you know what an idiom is? This word comes from the Latin idiōma, which comes from the Ancient Greek ἰδίωμα, "peculiarity." These are short phrases used in our everyday speech and shared by a community. They are part of a group of expressions known as paroemias, which are characterized by not having a literal meaning [...]

How wide is the work field for a translator or interpreter?

By |2019-05-07T16:18:34+00:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , |

  Are currently studying a translation or interpretation career but you do not know which work field should be better to show your skills on? Do you know what you will do after you end up your career or not? Studying a translation or interpretation career means the connection of two different cultures due to language. [...]

How Christmas is Celebrated in Other Countries

By |2018-12-26T18:25:17+00:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities|Tags: , , |

  The world's most important countries usually appear in main media, they influence global economies, lead scientific researches or take part in political and military alliances that influence other countries. For better or worst, the countries mentioned below have important effects on other countries, even on Christmas celebrations. Check out how they celebrate Christmas and compare [...]