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The differences between a translator and a bilingual

By |2019-10-23T00:40:32+00:00October 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 [...]

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 [...]

What you need to know about localization and transcreation

By |2019-06-14T21:51:21+00:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , |

If you're new to the field of multilingual marketing, these terms might be estrange to you. Do you want to know more? Then, keep reading.   Localization and transcreation are two translation industry standards that aren't too different from each other. While translation is a broad term to describe the act of writing texts from one [...]

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 [...]

Reasons to translate your website’s terms and conditions

By |2019-05-15T15:45:45+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Tips and Advice, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Having a website of your company is no longer an option but a necessity. If you want to cover an international market, this is where the translation of all or at least certain parts of the page acquires a huge importance. You have to take into account that the usability of your page should be [...]

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. [...]

When to hire a certified translator

By |2019-01-09T21:48:47+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Tips and Advice, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , |

  A certified translator is the professional in charge of translating documents that need to be backed by law. These kind of translations aren't required for every document you need to translate. Do you need your documents to be translated, but don't know if you'll need a certified translation? So, when is it necessary to hire [...]

Benefits of a language policy for your business

By |2018-12-27T18:11:09+00:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , |

Many agencies choose a language as their official one, then they proceed to identify other key languages, which are essential to provide their services in specific markets. Ask for the services of a translation agency to develop a language policy that can help you connect with the market. You can also benefit your company, and it [...]