The Myths Behind Translators

1. You just need to know another language.Knowing two languages does not mean a person can automatically become a full time interpreter and do it successfully. Translation is much more than just knowing another language. A successful interpreter will have a good understanding of language rules, cultural ideas, values and meanings, however, this is just the beginning.2. Any content can…

A Guide to Technical Translation

The rapid growth of the technical translation industry is proof to the growing necessity seen by businessmen around the world. This is opening up many job opportunities for professional translators. However, just like any other industry, this work also requires a specific skill set and also technical know-how regarding the topic. Many people think that translation requires only a mastery…

Steps That Translation Companies Should Follow to Deliver Successful Language Translation

What do we understand by a successful language translation? A basic understanding of the source and target language is the first and the most important reason for professional language translation services to adopt. A translating company can gain customers and goodwill when it is successfully operating.Any client seeking for translation companies will assess the functioning of the translation company and…

The Significance of Medical Translation in the Medical Field

Medical staffs are trained to serve people, not to translate documents and texts. Therefore, they are often unable to communicate with patients who come from abroad. Medical staffs need to work under continuous pressure and stress which is another good reason for hiring qualified medical translators. Choosing medical translation as a profession is a great decision, though it takes dedication…

Why Should You Choose a Translation Agency?

Companies worldwide are struggling with the financial crisis, making essential cuts to their operational costs. On the other hand, they are trying to expand their businesses on a large, international scale. This can be done only with texts being translated and products being localized.There is always a choice between directing source texts to freelance translators or translation agencies. Even though…

Exciting Careers in Medical Translation

Medical careers are the hottest careers going today. And, with the population getting older, medical careers can be expected to continue to be in demand.Even in these challenging economic times, the medical field is still hiring at an amazingly rapid rate. The medical industry is anticipated to grow faster than any other - an estimated 3.2 million new jobs, (22%…

Learn a Language Fast: 3 Great Ways to Improve Your Speaking Abilities

In my years of being a language instructor I have met thousands of students who have spent years learning a language but who cannot speak a lick of it. Sure, their test scores are off the charts, and they understand grammar points that even many native speakers don't fully grasp. Their lack of speaking skills can be attributed, of course,…

Learning To Speak A Foreign Language

The emperor Charlemagne explained: "To speak another language is to possess another soul."Knowing an extra or a third language is not only just a utter joy but one of the best ways to enhance oneself as a individual and help make your self much more useful in the international marketplace ( not to mention the global dating stage!)Rocket Languages is…

Selecting A Professional Mandarin Translation Service

When it comes to effectively communicating with an audience that does not speak your native language, it is imperative that you obtain an appropriate and accurate interpretation of the intended message. In the event you are wishing to communicate with the Mandarin market, it is vitally important that you turn to the help of a professional, for example a translation…

Google Translate Equals Risky Business…

    With the convenience of Google Translate readily available and for free, many people take advantage of what seems to be a great convenience. However the lurking danger that Google has failed to adequately warn users about, is that it should NOT be used for anything that has importance or when accuracy is required and essential. Clearly it should…