Warning: Beware of foreign words!

By |2018-12-27T16:03:28+00:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Nowadays, it is common to listen or read foreign words both in our daily life and in our work life. This is because we live in an increasingly globalized world and we have a constant influence of different languages and cultures. Foreign words aren't completely frowned upon, especially those that don't have a translation 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 [...]

The languages of the World Cup 2018

By |2018-11-27T22:53:38+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The soccer World Cup is a sporting event that moves and unites the whole world, regardless of our cultural differences and language barriers. Sport is something that we can all understand and enjoy. However, during sports events the presence of bilingual or trilingual staff is necessary, as both delegations and fans speak different languages. Also, FIFA [...]

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 [...]