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16/01/2023
Translation
Most people choose one or more languages in pursuit of practical objectives. From achieving a sense of personal fulfilment to getting a job promotion, accessing foreign training or simply travelling to a particular country to learn about its culture. English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese are some of the most popular languages. But what do you know about German? Within the European continent,...
09/01/2023
Translation
[TOC] 1. Machine vs. Humans There are many misconceptions about artificial intelligence, especially when it comes to translating languages. AI is not as good as humans in this field. It is unable to understand the nuances and delicacies of a language and can produce inaccurate translations. This is because machines do not have the same intellectual capacity as humans, so they cannot be trained to...
02/01/2023
Interpreting
Spain is an attractive country both for those who visit the country for tourism and for those who decide to have a second home here. Moreover, immigration is a relevant factor, Spain is a host country and this leads to many people who do not know the Spanish language, but who have to deal with health services. Imagine being in a country where you don't know the language and having to explain that...
26/12/2022
Cultural Differences
Different cultures have different values and norms. And it is not just a question of the language they speak. The culture of origin also affects the translation and how it is perceived by the target audience. For example, in Western cultures, we are more direct in our communication styles than people from Eastern cultures. In order to properly translate the content of a specific culture, it is...
19/12/2022
Translation
Many people, especially Christians, would be surprised to learn that the Bibles they keep in their homes and have read since childhood are not entirely accurate. Initially written in ancient Hebrew, the Bible has been translated into more than 450 languages, making it the most translated book in history. Unfortunately, this has made it the victim not only of multiple translation errors but also...
12/12/2022
Translation
After English, French is considered the ideal choice for those wishing to learn a second language, largely because of its importance in the international level. It is currently estimated that there are more than 75 million native speakers around the world. French is the official language in 29 countries and the fourth most common mother tongue in the European Union. Throughout history it has had...
05/12/2022
Language Technology
Have you ever thought about how important it is to have access to television, movies, or even your favourite YouTube channels? There are many people who do not have that luxury. Here's why. One of the main purposes of audiovisual translation is the rapprochement of different cultures and languages. Dubbing and subtitling are tools that allow us to access different types of content regardless of...
28/11/2022
Cultural Differences
Proficiency in a second language is no longer a mere decoration for your CV. With globalisation and internationalisation, knowing a second language, or even more than one, has become an necessity for almost all job opportunities. With a high unemployment rate, not only in Spain, but also in many first world countries like Germany, the professional progress and opportunities with knowing a second...
21/11/2022
Did you know...?
[TOC] 1. What is a sworn translation? The demand for sworn translation services has increased due to our globalised market, increasing immigration , the expansion of international tourism. This is because the translation of any official document (used for almost every official procedure) depends on the country-specific laws and regultation. The translation of legal or administrative documents...
14/11/2022
Translation
Nowadays, when it comes to doing business, social media represent the best showcases, being a channel between the company and potential customers. Regardless of the user’s home country or current location, there is a chance that they will come across your brand and may fall in love. However, the country of origin always conditions the market; trying to sell a product in Spain will never be the...