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Using Local Slang to Reach Your Target Audience

Sometimes, translation services are required within the same language.  This is because people from different countries might speak the same language differently.  For example, on the […]

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Global English and the Need for Translation Services

The Newest Language in the World English has long been the foreign language most commonly learned and used by non-native speakers all over the […]

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Technical Manual Translation – Get it Right

Technical manual translation is a very common process for a number of reasons.  Perhaps the client base is international and speaks multiple languages.  Maybe the […]

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Four Things Great Writers Can Teach Us About Business Translations

Different people have different opinions about translation.  Some believe in translations that stay faithful to the original while others prefer translations that make more […]

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Would You Buy These Mistranslated Products?

When you provide translation services, you’re performing a juggling act because there are many things that you have to take into consideration.  Not only are […]

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Business Translation Services: Explaining American Thanksgiving

American Thanksgiving is a holiday like no other. While many countries have a festival of thanks during the year, only the United States has a […]

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Marketing and Advertising Translation Tips

When providing translation services, it’s important to understand the audience who will be reading the translation in the destination language.  Often, translation is used for […]

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Understanding the Writer and the Audience When Providing Translation Services

Translation services are meant to help people understand a piece of writing.  So the translator acts as a go-between, conveying what the writer wants to […]

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How to Avoid Embarrassing Translations by Considering False Friends and Slang

Unfortunately, there’s no way to learn how to translate well except by making mistakes.  Fortunately for us, however, the history of translation contains so […]

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A History of Translation Services: The Treaty of Kadesh

One of the most famous translations in the history of translation services occurred around 1259 B.C. and was called the Treaty of Kadesh.  It […]

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