Imagine a world where we can get up and go to a place where we don’t have to worry about language barriers. With the world becoming more and more intertwined, the ability to converse in different languages is becoming more and more desirable.
Kate CHERNAVINAIli (咿哩), the wearable tech that can change the world
As China heads towards globalization, the demand for quality translation has also increased. A simple conversion from Chinese to English is no longer sufficient, with the advances to social media and how easily someone can voice their opinion, any simple mistake will be magnified, and can cause a serious problem to your brand.
If you intend to study, live, work or do business in another country, it is almost certain that you will need administrative documents such as contracts, audits, general conditions, birth certificates and education diplomas translated into another language.
Some of your translations may need to be certified, notarized, or even performed by a sworn translator. If all this sounds a little complicated, don’t worry, we talk you through all the various requirements and procedures right here.
Kate CHERNAVINATranslation of legal and administrative documents
Translation companies are being increasingly called upon to provide not only translation, but transcreation services for their customers. What is transcreation?
In order to clearly explain what transcreation is, it’s important to quickly go through what translation is first, so that we can make a clear distinction between the two services.
Stéphane ChouryWhat is transcreation, and what makes it different from translation?
The structure of his sentences is often muddled, the meaning of his comments is sometimes unclear, and he has a tendency to waffle, repeat and exaggerate. His Twitter posts are also often littered with grammar mistakes.
President Trump’s language is annoying to some, and soothing to others. But for one group of professionals, it’s causing a big and sometime dangerous headache.
Stéphane ChouryThe difficulties of translating Trump-speak
Interview with experienced Chinese translator and interpreter, LINA H.
When thinking about becoming an Interpreter or a Translator one instantly pictures themselves standing before a foreign business delegation wearing an elegant suit at a top Wall street office, or translating a new book that will sell millions of copies in its first week on the market. Or, at least, that’s how I imagined myself when I was considering to apply to a foreign language university.
Kate CHERNAVINA10 things to know before becoming a Translator or an Interpreter
As some of you will know, Facebook has a feature that enables public content from any page on its platform to be translated into the user’s chosen language. Up until 2015 this feature was powered by the Bing Translator engine. Despite it being available on Facebook and other social media such as Twitter for around five years, users continued to report major issues regarding the accuracy of these translations. Facebook has since implemented its own machine learning translation system. Is progress being made? Let’s find out!
Kate CHERNAVINAFacebook and its pursuit of the perfect machine translation