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 [...]

English words that made their way into Spanish

By |2018-12-19T00:23:48+00:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , |

  No matter how seasoned you are as a translation professional, there are always words that are difficult to translate or that have made their way into our own language, and we use them in our conversations, as if they were another word in Spanish.   We have another article in which I tell you about [...]

TOP 5 CONLANGS

By |2018-11-29T15:59:10+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , |

Would you like to learn a language to amuse your friends? Do you love the way your favorite TV characters speak? Well... Down below are some constructed languages you can learn. But, what's a Conlang or constructed language? A constructed language is a language that is created only for artistic purposes. They aren't like artificial languages, [...]

Which are the most used business languages

By |2018-11-29T15:49:55+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog|Tags: , , , , |

  Imagine this, your company is attending an international fair to promote the products and services it offers. Every document you need is already in Spanish and English. The question is, which other language could you translate your promotional documents into? We know that English and Spanish are two of the most competitive languages in the [...]

Interpreter or translator. What’s the difference?

By |2018-11-29T15:46:53+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , |

  If you have recently started searching for translation service providers for your website or company, you'll be hearing these two words often: interpreter and translator. Both terms are often used interchangeably and, although these professionals convey a message from one language to another, the way they do so is different. So, you should be aware [...]

Countries With The Most Language Diversity

By |2019-03-27T19:04:34+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , |

There are over 5000 languages in the world. However, the majority of languages belong to small communities that have a maximum of 100,000 speakers, in some cases these languages are on the verge of extinction being spoken by a single person. In this article you will learn about the 5 countries that have the most quantity [...]

Does language form our thinking?

By |2018-11-27T22:43:46+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever thought about whether your language affects your way of thinking? Or that maybe, your way of thinking affects the way you talk? As we all know, our language is a fundamental part of our culture, but... how does language affect our culture and personality? If you speak two languages, do you think you [...]

Qualities of a good translator

By |2018-11-27T22:24:00+00:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , |

  To successfully perform this profession it is not only necessary to master the language, but also to have knowledge of the task entrusted, that is, to be a pro-active professional willing to learn new things, research and engage intellectually and functionally in what they translate.   One of the most frequent questions of a bilingual [...]

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 [...]