Transcription Translation Can be Important for Your Business

onMay 15, 2019

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15th May 2019

When you attend meetings as a business owner you will need to get all the discussions and details written down accurately so you can refer to them at any time and know they represent what took place. The best way to do this is to ensure the whole meeting is recorded word for word. The recording must be high quality otherwise you will not be able to understand it when you refer back to the ... View More

Tourism Depends on Translators for its Success

onApril 24, 2019

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24th April 2019

Tourism has become a global industry and this has only come about because of the presence of experienced translators in many different languages. No one will visit a country unless s/he can learn about its attractions in their own language. Marketing material has to present all the required information in the language or languages understood by those who are likely to want to visit a country.

Australia has unique features for tourists to discover

A country like ... View More

What is Game Localisation?

onApril 18, 2019

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18th April 2019

Video game localisation includes everything that’s necessary to prepare your game or app for sale in a new place. Translating the text or words in your game is important but video game localisation goes far deeper. In order to attract a global audience for your game, it will need to be localised.  You will get more gamers leading to more revenue and downloads if you localise.

To get into this position you need to ensure your game matches ... View More

Why is it Difficult to Translate Humour?

onApril 12, 2019

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12th April 2019

A lot of humor is very culturally embedded, so what in your language you find funny might not appear so funny in another language. Even the best translator has to have a foot in both worlds of the two languages they are able to translate in order to accurately complete the translation of humour.

There are many examples of stand up comedians in all cultures who perform in a country which doesn’t match their culture. They ... View More

Why Candidates Fail NAATI Translation and Interpreting Exams

onMarch 28, 2019

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28th March 2019

The National Accreditation Authority of Translations and Interpreters (NAATI) is the organization in Australia that provides accreditation through sitting an examination.  When a translator passes the NAATI professional translator examination the translator can submit an application to be a member of the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators (AUSIT) or New Zealand’s Society of Translators and Interpreters (NZSTI).

If the NAATI paraprofessional exam has been passed, it’s possible to obtain affiliate status of AUSIT and ... View More

Phone Interpreting Services in Australia

onMarch 22, 2019

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22nd March 2019

Phone translating and interpreting services have been around for quite a long time now, but have grown in importance, partly because of the ease of communications today as well as an almost insatiable growth in demand.

Reasons why a translation and interpretation service by phone is so much in demand

Phone interpreter services in Australia are important because of the country’s large migrant and refugee community and huge distances. Many migrants choose to live in one of Australia’s largest ... View More

How to Overcome Your Business Challenges with Translation

onDecember 20, 2018

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20th December 2018

Today, the world economy is far more complex than it has ever been throughout human history. There is one thing that hasn’t changed that much and that’s the fact there is no common language to bridge the boundaries. No business can expect to be successful in the international market if it fails to accept that it has to adapt to the vast number of languages spoken in the world.

Failing to recognise these language barriers in ... View More

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Interpreters

onNovember 15, 2018

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15th November 2018

An interpreter isn’t a new profession but it has become increasingly more important as people and cultures mix and move between countries where there is no common language. It takes time to learn a language and often if a traveller is only visiting a country for a short period of time spending considerable time learning a new language may simply be not practical as far as setting the time aside to do so. However, when ... View More

5 Detailed Steps for the Translation of Product Descriptions

onOctober 23, 2018

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23rd October 2018

In this world of global business there’s no point in marketing products to overseas markets if the targeted customers don’t speak your language. This means translating creative product descriptions into those targeted languages is the key to attracting new customers. The important question to answer is how to ensure product descriptions are acceptable to customers? There are a number of steps a business needs to take to ensure their overseas marketing tactics are likely to ... View More

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

onJune 4, 2018

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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