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5 things professional translation can do for your business

Posted by Tomedes on February 15, 2016 – 7:09 pm Filed under Corporate Translation, Translation Advice, Translation Services
Professional translation can help to shape and mould your business in many ways. Here we present five of the most exciting ways that it can impact on your company.   1. Increase your customer base   Professional translation enables you...
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Why your business should avoid machine translation

Posted by Tomedes on January 20, 2016 – 10:15 am Filed under Corporate Translation
Regardless of the sector you work in, it is no doubt important for your company to maintain an efficient, professional image at all times. With the global nature of the marketplace providing a vast spread of competition for many businesses,...
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How to ensure high quality translation

Posted by Tomedes on December 16, 2015 – 1:23 pm Filed under Uncategorized
Whether you need to use a translation service for yourself or for your company, it’s important that you get the highest quality translation possible. But how can you ensure that is the case?   Professional human translation   The most...
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Top tips on how to choose a translation company

Posted by Tomedes on November 25, 2015 – 8:55 am Filed under Language Translation Advice, Translation Advice, Translation Musings, Translation Services
In the translation industry, just as in other sectors, there are good and bad companies. Ensuring you use a respectable translation company is essential if you want accurate translations, delivered on time and with a certificate of translation. But how...
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Is preserving Catalan more important to the English and Americans than it is to the Spanish?

Posted by Tomedes on October 28, 2015 – 10:57 am Filed under Uncategorized
Catalan originated in Catalonia, in north-eastern Spain and areas of the southernmost part of France. Today, there are 4.1 million native speakers of Catalan, with a further 5.1 million people speaking it as a second language, many of them based...
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The richest languages on the planet

Posted by Tomedes on September 17, 2015 – 6:23 am Filed under Language
As those of us in the translation community no doubt agree, language is a fascinating thing. According to research by Vistawide, there are 6,912 living languages spread across the planet, though 516 of those are on the brink of extinction....
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Eight English Words That You’re Using Incorrectly

Posted by Tomedes on August 31, 2015 – 4:32 am Filed under Freelance Translators, Language Translation Advice, Language Translators, Translation Discussion, Translation Facts
There are lots of English words that people mispronounce or misuse. In this blog post, we’ll examine eight common words that people regularly say incorrectly. Have you ever noticed any of the following errors?   1. ‘Arctic’ not ‘Artic’ If...
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Five Words That are Different in UK English and US English

Posted by Tomedes on July 29, 2015 – 6:41 am Filed under Uncategorized
Did you know that there are some minor differences between terminology in British English and American English? As a translator, you may sometimes have to translate a document into one of these particular English variants, and there are a few...
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Ten Words That Have No English Translation

Posted by Tomedes on June 1, 2015 – 5:33 am Filed under Language, Language Translation Advice, Translation Facts
Whilst English is the world’s most used language, that doesn’t mean that every word in the English tongue has a direct translation of words found in other languages. In fact, there are lots of rich, descriptive words that have no...
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Four Languages on the Verge of Extinction

Posted by Tomedes on May 5, 2015 – 9:32 am Filed under Translation Languages, Translation Musings, Translation News
Human communication adapts to the needs of a people group at a specific time, and when it comes to the spoken word it’s common to observe the gradual decline and eventual extinction of different languages. In this blog post we’ll...
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