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 [...]

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 [...]

5 things you didn’t know about the translation process

By |2018-12-19T00:28:20+00:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , |

  A translator's work goes deeper than what is seen over the surface. In fact the translation process can only be the first half of the whole task, because the final result required much more work than you can imagine. Have you ever requested for the translation of your website or your company documents, manuals or [...]

Spanish words that are difficult to translate into English

By |2018-11-29T15:54:51+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , |

  It's possible that Spanish has a vocabulary of over 100,000 words, and this implies that we will find some of them quite difficult to translate into English. For starters, English speakers have a lot of problems to understand that the verb "to be" has two meanings: "ser" and "estar", the first one refers to a [...]

How do people celebrate Easter around the world?

By |2018-11-29T15:53:54+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog|Tags: , , |

  Easter is a Christian religious celebration that derives from the Passover; since each country has a different culture, the way Easter is celebrated varies. however, every country commemorates the same, Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.   MEXICO Catholicism is the main religion in Mexico, so they start celebrating Easter since Palm Sunday, then at [...]

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 [...]