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16/03/2021
Translation
With the rise of the powerful British Empire and its former colonies beginning in the 18th century, English became the first language of international communication. The United States of America has been a political and economic leader throughout the 20th century. [TOC] Although it is one of the official languages of more than 50 countries in the world , the influence of English goes further,...
09/03/2021
Translation
Arabic translations they present many challenges that go beyond the alphabet and presentation: many parameters must be considered. The number of speakers of Arabic is very high, between 300 and 400 million, and it is spoken in a great variety of cultures and with many variations. Most of the current translations into Arabic are grouped under the terms "classical, standard, modern, or literary."...
02/03/2021
Translation
You can distinguish a good worker by his tools. The professional translator is no exception to this rule. Of course, translation tools are increasingly dematerialized, but that does not prevent them from being used correctly to carry out quality translations in any field. Next I will review the current tools used by the professional translators freelancers or those who work in translation...
23/02/2021
Translation
A legal translator occupies a position that requires a lot of rigour and a good knowledge of the legal system. According to an article published by Guadalupe Soriana Cultural, textual and linguistic aspects of legal translation: : A model of text analysis for training legal translators , the demand for legal translators continues to grow , which shows that the rare pearl is not so easily found. [...
16/02/2021
Translation
Polish is, after Russian, the second most widely spoken Slavic language in the world. This seems surprising because one might think that Polish is spoken exclusively in Poland, a country with only 38 million inhabitants. It is the weight of its diaspora, present in every corner of the planet, that makes the difference We are not going to hide here that Polish is a very difficult language for...
09/02/2021
Translation
Professional translators are essential today, at the same time they are relegated to the background by technology. Forced to collaborate with machines, they have to face new elements that sometimes slow down their work and sometimes speed it up. Here is what changes and what does not change in terms of productivity in professional translation . [TOC] Linguistic and technical issues of...
02/02/2021
Translation
Medical translation is a demanding field that requires an excellent command of its own terminology. It may be a prescription, an operational report, a book, a scientific article or crucial research. TOC] But medical translation is also about to evolve thanks to the development of new technologies. With the improvement of translation software and online tools, it is to be expected that this...
26/01/2021
Translation
Unlike the lexicon, which assimilates in a more general way all the lemmas (words that can be included in a dictionary) of a given language, the glossary is specialised and limited to a very precise field. TOC] Using a translation glossary for your technical, scientific or medical translations is a method that will only bring you advantages. 1. Consistency and homogeneity of translations A...
19/01/2021
Translation
When translating a text of any kind, you should pay attention to the elements that should be left in the original language. The case of proper names, city names or company names should be analysed with caution, especially if machine translation is used . [TOC] The latter may tend to translate everything and only a human translator will be able to make certain distinctions in translation . Here...
15/01/2021
Business Management
The application of VAT can lead to confusing cases in countries of the EU. Translation services may be exempt from VAT depending on the type of translations we do. In general, the application of tax legislation at European level may give rise to certain doubts. Paying for a translation service as an individual is not the same as paying for it as a company , although there are circumstances that...