7 Mistakes Inexperienced Translators Sometimes Make

onOctober 6, 2015

inTranslation Services

Mistakes1. Choosing too many languages

Some translators new to the translation business think they are competent enough in many languages and try to market their ability in those languages. This can lose the translator his or her credibility if he or she does not manage to offer the same standard of translation in each language. It’s better not to bite off more than you can chew. ... View More

Challenges of Technical Translations and Possible Solutions

onAugust 3, 2015

inTranslation Services

challengesToday, with so many people wanting translations and many more seeking work as a translator it is easy to choose a translation service with the cheapest quote to provide a translation. However, it should not be forgotten that a cheap translation is not always the best. Just imagine a job creating instructions in another language for a medical device or product. If any mistakes are made in the translation ... View More

Why Customers Shun Hotels with Badly Translated Notices

really-bad-translationIf you are a hotel owner or manager or are intimately involved in the accommodation business for tourists and visitors, sometime or another you will be presented with the problem of letting your guests know something about the place they are staying or intend staying in. That’s fine when all those guests speak the same language as you, but increasingly that cosy situation is changing. ... View More

Language Learning is not as Difficult as You Think!

Language LearningLook around the world and you will find people who seem to pick up languages really easily and there are those who don’t. There are big differences between the citizens of some nations who are multilingual and those who seem to find it “difficult” to learn any language at all, except their own of course!

Take the Scandinavian countries and the ... View More

How Should Translators Market Their Skills?

Marketing Skills

The biggest step towards being a paid translator for any translation services in Australia is getting a language degree. From this, more proficiency in language translation occurs while using CAT a computer assisted programme that stores commonly used words and phrases which enables the translator to showcase his or her proficiency by always using the correct terms.

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The Web Just Doesn’t Seem to Have a Really Accurate Translation Tool – Yet!

The World Wide Web is an international tool found in just about every corner of the Earth. It unites family and friends who may be forced to live apart through its social networking sites. It holds forums on just about every discussable topic. It provides the latest news and sports. It offers a marketplace for the buying and selling of goods and services. It offers space for dedicated websites to inform and educate ... View More

What’s so Great About Being an Expert Translator?

ExpertWhen you are told you are an expert translator it probably means that you know more than you need to know to perform a perfect translation in your pair of languages. Any mistakes that you could make you have already made and learned from. You know exactly what word is appropriate in just about any type of translation that belongs to your specialist field. ... View More

Potential Pitfalls When Looking for a Translation Service

Potential Pitfalls

If you, or your business or organisation are looking around for a translation service for the first time then be aware that there may be a number of common pitfalls that should be avoided in the process. When communicating in a different language becomes important, you don’t want to miss contracts or deadlines because the translators were unable to understand ... View More

Technical Translators are in Demand

onApril 28, 2015

inTranslation Services

Technical TranslationTechnical translation services are needed more than ever before in a world that is becoming more interconnected than it has done at any time in history. Technical translators are in demand because of their ability to translate highly specialised documents and other forms of information. The range of technical documents translated by a professional translation agency in Australia or elsewhere is ... View More