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Let’s Translate the Names of the Most Famous Landscapes in the World

By |2020-04-09T18:40:57-05:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Curiosities|Tags: , , , , |

When we were children, in Geography class we learned about the longest rivers on Earth, the largest rivers in the world, the highest mountains, and the most magnificent volcanoes. We were given their location, height, volume, and other information that we probably have already forgotten. Some of these natural landscapes have very strange names or even [...]

The Benefits of Translation within the Tourism Industry

By |2020-06-29T13:19:59-05:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: Curiosities, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , |

Everybody likes to travel once or twice a year and we always want to discover more places around the world. You dream of visiting France but when a guest greets you with a classy bonjour, oh mon Dieu! That's when the problem comes, as you never thought about how you'd communicate with foreign clients. One of [...]

The 10 most-famous English acronyms

By |2020-04-06T14:58:01-05:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities|Tags: , , , , |

Do you want to use English expressions while talking with your friend but you don't want to write them all? Acronyms are an abbreviation that refer to common expressions, but sometimes we don't know what they exactly mean. In this article, you will discover some of the English most-known acronyms or expressions. As technology is constantly [...]

Not All Words Mean What You Think!

By |2020-04-03T18:37:45-06:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , |

Do you think you know the actual meaning of all the words in your native language? Language evolves constantly adding new words or phrases to the language. This evolution is increasing due to the influence of other languages, culture, and time itself. You'll see that the following words are the evidence. English has so many words [...]

The creative side of advertising translation

By |2020-03-20T16:31:52-06:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities|Tags: , , , |

Nowadays, we can see ads everywhere we go. Not just on the media but on the streets, means of transportation, buildings, and products as well. All that surrounds us is liable to be translated. Thanks to translation, we can see advertising in different languages. Here you'll discover the importance of "transcreation" in the translation world. But [...]

The differences between a translator and a bilingual

By |2019-10-23T00:40:32-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Curiosities, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever met a bilingual that says that translation can be done just for knowing the language? Have you ever been asked to translate a file just by speaking a certain language or being native of that language? If you are a translator or interpreter, you surely know someone that affirms he/she can translate a [...]

Benefits and disadvantages of multi-tasking

By |2019-10-09T16:43:09-05:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities|Tags: , , |

On the translation field, "multi-tasking" or "multi-task" is a very important quality. But, is this really a benefit? Can our brain really make more than one thing at once? The following article shows some of the benefits and disadvantages of multi-tasking. But first of all... 聽 What is multi-task? The term "multi-tasking" means "multi-task", and talking [...]

Don’t be fooled with machine translators!

By |2019-09-09T19:40:17-05:00September 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 |2019-09-06T15:36:47-05:00September 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 |2019-09-05T22:09:08-05:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Curiosities|Tags: , , , , |

聽 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 [...]