Is your company in the market for German translation services? German translation offers numerous benefits for international businesses. For example: German translation makes your business accessible to 95 million German native speakers around the world. German is the most widely-spoken language in the European Union, and the German economy is the 4th largest in the […]
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It’s winter in the Northern hemisphere, and that can only mean one thing: you and everyone you know are either sick now, just getting over being sick, or about to be sick. Maybe you have “a cold,” or a “frog in your throat,” or you’re just feeling a little “under the weather.” But have you […]
Since the birth of the modern Olympic Games in 1894, the event has grown from a mere 24 countries to over 200. As you might have guessed, the linguistic challenges involved are tremendous. Preparations are underway for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. To celebrate, here are seven fun facts and interesting […]
Fancy learning a new language this year? As one of the UK’s leading translation service providers, we’re in just the right place to give some tips on the most useful ones to pick. Whether you’re still a student or you’re just looking for a way to improve your career outlook, we’ve selected the top languages […]
In the United States, the holiday shopping season officially started on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping holidays in the world, but it’s certainly not the only one, or even the biggest one. If your business is marketing to international customers, you need to know the days they […]
Homer’s Odyssey is one of the oldest and most influential works of Western literature. Before this year, it had been translated from Greek to English no less than 60 times. And now, there’s a new version available, translated by Emily Wilson. So, did we really need yet another translation of The Odyssey? Here are 3 reasons why the […]
Is your business looking for Chinese translation services? The potential benefits are tremendous: Mandarin Chinese has approximately 955 million native speakers, making it the most commonly spoken language in the world. China is the world’s fastest-growing consumer market, and the second-largest importer of goods. And China’s One Belt One Road initiative is set to reshape […]
Halloween is over. But there’s still a month of fall left, and I, for one, am not quite ready to start celebrating the winter holidays just yet. So, join me in keeping the Halloween spirit alive a little longer by curling up with one of these 8 horror novel translations. Let the Right One In by […]
It’s almost Halloween! That means it’s an excellent time to reread your old horror favorites like Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Most cultures have some sort of indigenous vampire mythology. But Stoker’s novel helped spread the modern, Western image of the vampire around the world. What dark, supernatural powers made it so influential? The power of translation, of […]
Mothers everywhere sing babies to soothe them to sleep. But the songs we sing are sometimes less than comforting. Consider, for example, the first verse of Rockabye Baby, which ends with a baby falling out of a tree. Like the original versions of most fairy tales, there’s a dark undercurrent in a quite a few of […]
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