Do Translated Documents Need to be Notarised, Certified or Both?

onAugust 20, 2019

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20th August 2019

Often when you have an important document which needs to be translated you are asked to give proof that you have used a fully qualified translation service to do the job. There are two ways you can use to prove you have an official translation. One way is getting a certified translation while the other is asking for a translation to be notarized. Both of these have different characteristics that you need to consider ... View More

The Meaning of Transliteration

onAugust 12, 2019

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The word or phrase Transliterate in a dictionary
12th August 2019

Transliteration is the term used to describe the process of converting a language from one unique writing system to a different one. Many languages such as Russian and Bulgarian use the Cyrillic alphabet, while Japanese uses Kanji and Hindi and Nepali share a script called Devanagari. What transliteration does is covert these scripts into Latin letters. It doesn’t actually translate the meanings.

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What are the Benefits of Language Translation and Interpreting?

onAugust 6, 2019

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6th August 2019

Many people think that interpreting and translation are one and the same things. This is quite simply a misunderstanding, as language interpreting is concerned with listening to speakers in the source language and interpreting what they say into the targeted language. In contrast, the language translation is more about direct translation from a written source language found in legal documents, books, reports, scientific and medical reports and literary works into a targeted language. In addition, ... View More

Scientific Translations are of Key Importance for Researchers and Scientists

onJuly 30, 2019

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30th July 2019

In today’s world scientists are spread across all countries and nationalities. They work in universities, for governments and for businesses. They are no longer found just in western countries. When an important scientific discovery is made, the scientist wants to spread his or her knowledge as far as possible and into as many languages as there are translators available. In addition, there are other people who want to know about scientific discoveries that are likely ... View More

Tips to Improve Your Medical Transcriptionist Key Skills

onJuly 19, 2019

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19th July 2019

Good medical transcriptionist skills are dependent on both accuracy and speed, but because it is so important for the medical transcription to be completely accurate, doing the transcription too fast may not be as accurate as it should be. The speed is often important because the client wants the transcription completed as soon as possible. To ensure that the transcription is done well and your medical transcriptionist key skills are up to scratch, there are certain methods ... View More

Official Document Translations for International Business Activities

onJuly 16, 2019

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16th July 2019

Today, it is not just the usual wealthy countries that engage in international trade, but all sorts of businesses from many different countries want to break the language barriers by marketing their products overseas in a language that is understood by the targeted customer. All the different types of documents related to a business may need a translation at some point in time. These may include the following:

  • insurance document
  • consular invoice
  • packing weight list
  • inspection certificate
  • certificate of ... View More

False Friends Amongst Separate Languages

onJuly 9, 2019

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9th July 2019

There are many words in English that are used in other languages but they do not have quite the same meanings.  There is a special term given for these words and that is false friends.

Examples of false friends

  • The word angel in English means a winged supernatural being, but in German, the word means ‘fishing rod’, and in Dutch, ‘sting’.
  • Bank in English is the place where the money is kept safe, or ‘to bank on’ means ... View More

How Can You Get a Certified Translation of a Marriage Certificate?

onJuly 1, 2019

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1st July 2019
A marriage certificate translation for immigration purposes

If you come to live permanently in a country, like Australia, and you have the visa to do so, you will be asked for some of your key legal documents which help to prove your identity before you are finally accepted for entry into the country. One of these is likely to be your marriage certificate.

If you were married outside your new country and that country does not share ... View More

The Way Forward For Globalisation This Year and Next

onJune 26, 2019

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26th June 2019

2019 has indicated some changes in the way countries wish to relate to one another with an increase in polarisation in ideas and politics. This, however, does not mean communication is not taking place. The growth of the internet has caused a surge in world communication as more and more people to get online and want to know what opportunities there are outside their own countries. Nationalist sentiments and xenophobia have not stopped global communication ... View More

Why Transcreation is the Main Step for Engaging a Global Audience

onJune 18, 2019

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18th June 2019

Today, there are numerous businesses which are simply born into the global market as soon as they open their doors. This is in part due to the incredible reach offered by the internet and digital technology. There are around 3.5 billion daily internet users globally and it is growing all the time so there is no better time than now to go offshore with your business.

Challenges for businesses today

The estimates for the value of global ... View More