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The Benefits of Employing “Mother Tongue” Translators

First of all, let’s define the term “mother tongue” translator. This would be an individual who grew up and was educated in the country of your target language. As such, this translator would have a fluency in that language that included all of the nuances and idiomatic expressions that are often “cultural” and highly local, even to specific regions to a country.

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Looking for a Translation Vendor? Know Before You Buy

With all of the technology available today, it is easy to think that translations can be easily accomplished, as long as you have the right software. After all, at the United Nations, representatives from all countries “plug themselves in” and immediately have the words of a speaker translated into their native language. Travelers have software uploaded in their smartphones – software that will immediately translate their words into the local language. Technology is truly a wonderful thing.

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To Hire or Outsource – Which Is the Best Model for Translation?

Expanding overseas is exciting. It also means that there is much work to be done and many decisions to be made. One of those decisions will be in the area of translation. Do you hire an in-house, local team or outsource to a language service provider?

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Why Does Your Business Require Content Translation

Does your business need content translation services? There’s a good chance that it might, and for reasons that you may not have considered. Customers, employees, and business partners can all benefit from content translation.

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Overcoming Business Challenges with Translation

In the globalized world we live in, communication between people from different parts of the world is ever so intense. Similarly, in a corporate context, one of the most common business challenges faced by companies who wish to expand to an international market also has to do with communication.

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Which Industries Depend on Translation Services

It’s possible for nearly anyone to need translation services for one reason or another. The world is getting smaller, and one no longer has to travel far to face situations where they may need to interact with people who speak a different language.

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Why Do Our Ethical Views Change When We Speak a Foreign Language

Have you ever wondered how learning languages change you, or if it does at all? The truth is language changes the way we think.

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Who is the World’s Most Translated Author?

Who remains the world's most translated author, why this happened. Learn interesting facts about writer's life and achievements.

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Lost in Translation: 6 Embarrassing Mistakes to Learn From

There’s an old joke involving a monk, living in a monastery, spending his days translating ancient texts. He’s spent his entire life doing this, living under the very ‘restrictive’ rules of monastic life. Then one day, as he’s working, he lets out a tormented yell that can be heard for miles. ‘Oh no! The word was, celebrate!’

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Why Businesses Need Multilingual Websites

If you could make your company website welcoming and easy to navigate for all of your customers, wouldn’t you do that? After all, isn’t user experience a top priority? Business owners take the time to ensure that their websites are easy to navigate. They post new content regularly, and they actively ensure that visitors have a safe and secure experience.

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Social Media Localization: Becoming Friends with Customers

International companies wrongly believe that they can reach global customers simply by launching a multi-language website. But the truth is that today social media localization is essential.

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Six Incredibly Entertaining Ways to Learn Spanish

​There are lots of Spanish learning programs – they have a serious curriculum and a structured series of lessons, based on vocabulary, grammar, and basic conversation. The problem with most of them is that they are a bit boring. If you are a person who is thinking to yourself, “I like to have fun in Spanish learning,” then read on. Here are five great, fun ways to learn the language.

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Top Translated Children’s Books of All Time

The Best Translated Book Award has been awarded since 2008. It is given to the best fictional book as well as the best book of poetry that has been translated into English. The translation of literary texts to other languages has always been extraordinarily important.

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International Travel – Surprises That Await You

You have your itinerary. You’ve researched all of the places to visit; you’re booked in the hotels that are best for your budget. You’re “ready to roll.”
International travel is an amazing experience – you’re going to expose yourself to other cultures, eat amazing food, and see things you waited a lifetime to see. But there will be some surprises that you have not anticipated – good and bad.

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What Human Translators Can do That Machine Translators Can Not

Translations services are in no way cheap. Because of this, many people explore the option of using machine translation. While there are some instances where machine translation will work well, it’s not a good idea in the vast majority of cases. This is especially the case when a translation must be accurate and certifiable.

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Tips For Writing an Academic Paper in a Foreign Language

There are a few reasons that you may be given the task of writing academic papers in a foreign language. You might be a student in an advanced foreign language class working under the expectation that all work is done in that language.