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Tips to translate English to Dutch and vice versa

Dutch is not only the official language of the Netherlands, but also the neighbouring northern provinces of Belgium in Flanders. The Dutch language in this area is known as Flemish, but contrary to belief, it is not an actual language, but instead a version of Dutch spoken in this Dutch-speaking area of Belgium. With both […]

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The Challenges of Translating from English to Japanese and Vice Versa

“Words travel worlds. Translators do the driving” Anna Rusconi Over the last decade or so, the world has seen increased international investments between Japan (the world’s third-largest economy) and the Western world, the UK being one of the major players. Just as there are more Japanese companies taking root in the UK, so are many […]

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“Shout, Shout, Let it all out, International Translation Day is what it’s all about!”

“Oyez, Oyez, Oyez!” Let’s shout out and let the world know what International Translation Day is all about. Have you ever heard of International Translation Day? Established and launched in 1953 by the International Federation of Translators, this annual event celebrated on 30th September (although this year the celebration will fall on Friday 28th September […]

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What to expect from Polish to English translation and vice versa

“Knowing how to speak two languages is not the same thing as knowing how to translate. Translation is a special skill that professionals work hard to develop.” (Linguist, Arika Okrent) Do you export to Poland? Do you require your website or manual translating from Polish to English or vice versa? Have you thought about what […]

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What to expect from Portuguese to English translation and vice versa

“To speak … means above all to assume a culture” ― Frantz Fanon Like any language, Portuguese is so much more than words on a page; it is a country’s culture. Therefore, if you are a business that exports to a Portuguese-speaking country, it would be useful to understand why it is important to make […]

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