Do Your Translation Strategies Match Up to Your International Ambitions?

onSeptember 18, 2018

inTranslation Trends

Translation Strategies
18th September 2018

There is no doubt that international markets are growing. The evidence of trade increases can be seen through the increase in internet sales. Consumers are looking for quality products at an affordable price and they aren’t concerned about where the goods come from. Recently, Pitney Bowes published a study that showed 70% of consumers had purchased a product through an overseas website. It has also been noted that 55% of customers will not purchase from ... View More

9 Tips and Tricks for Effective Proofreading

onSeptember 11, 2018

inTranslation Tips

Proofreading Tips
11th September 2018

Proofreading and editing skills are essential parts of producing a reliable written text, whether it happens to be a college dissertation, a promotional email to potential customers or an article ready for publishing for a magazine. It’s absolutely vital that effective proofreading has taken place first. A skilled proofreader can make a living as it’s so important that any written text shared with others is readable and free of mistakes whether its grammar, word usage ... View More

Why You Should Learn a Dead Language

onAugust 30, 2018

inTranslation Tips

language learning
30th August 2018
What is a dead language?

The definition of a dead language is one that is no longer being used by a community of speakers. It’s used perhaps in an academic context or amongst individuals like the use in the Vatican City of Latin. A dead language is basically more active than an extinct language, which no one speaks at all in any context.

How many languages are dead?

If a dead languages list was complete it could amount ... View More

How to Become Fluent In a Language In Just a Few Years

onAugust 21, 2018

inTranslation Tips

fluent in language
21st August 2018

In order to learn another language quickly, you do have to spend many hours reading and practising what you have learnt. There is no hard and fast way to fluency but there are some methods you can use in order to use the fastest way to learn a language. Gabriel Wyner, an opera singer become fluent in 4 languages which are German, Italian, Russian and French in just a few short years. These are some ... View More

Why Stories Are a Better Way to Learn a Language

onAugust 14, 2018

inTranslation Skills

Language Stories
14th August 2018

If you want to know how to learn a language on your own, research has revealed that learning through stories is the best way to learn a language. Reading a story can be a fun form of entertainment but when it’s used as one of the language learning resources it’s combining fun with learning through storytelling.

No one really likes the dullness of a textbook or even listening to a teacher droning on so there’s no better ... View More

Process of Website Translation and Benefits

onJuly 27, 2018

inTranslation Tips

website translation
27th July 2018

Website translation and localization using web translation services are the methods used to change a website so that it suits the language and culture of the targeted audience. Not everyone speaks English and in fact 33 percent of those that are regular users of the internet don’t speak English at all. It might or not, be a surprise to you that if an internet user engages with a website in his ... View More

The Benefits of Website Translation and Localization

onJuly 9, 2018

inTranslation Tips

benefits of website translation and localization
9th July 2018

Website translation and localisation are the latest issues confronting businesses today. Anyone who is seeking to buy a product now has the opportunity to surf the web and find a competitive price for the product which wasn’t simply possible before as there was no way of knowing what’s available from other countries except what is found in local stores.

The move into online shopping has meant that businesses have to move with ... View More

Why You Should Place An Investment In Mobile App Translations And Localization

onJune 26, 2018

inTranslation Tips

Advantages of App Translation
26th June 2018

Today going mobile is global and apps are created to help with globalisation and localisation so what are the main advantages of an investment in mobile app translations for app localization?

  • Increase in customer base.
  • Faster entry into new markets.
  • Better levels of engagement and therefore user experience.
  • A site going viral is when a video, image or piece of information is circulated quickly and widely from a single Internet user to another to the extent that it’s considered ... View More

Language Support Importance and Why It Is a Necessity

onJune 19, 2018

inTranslation Tips

importance Language support
19th June 2018

Language support for those that don’t speak the native language of the country they reside in has grown in importance in recent years. In the United States, at least, the demand for it has skyrocketed as more and more organizations recognise the need to provide much-needed language back up to those with limited English. For a vast number of organizations, this often means making available a language support person in order to alleviate ... View More

Influence of the Environment on Your Language | Happy World Environment Day

onJune 4, 2018

inGeneral

World Environment Day
4th June 2018
History of the World Environment Day

On June 5th, every year, World Environment Day (WED) is marked by 143 individual countries around the world. The importance of the world’s environment is recognised every year on the same date. It was first established in 1974 when countries began to realise how environmental issues such as overfishing, overpopulation, marine pollution and forest destruction had become important concerns.

World Environment Day history goes back to 1972 at the UN General ... View More