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Four Interesting Facts About Translation in Literature

September 6th is National Read a Book Day. So, why not read a book translated from another language?  Reading literature in translation gives you a unique perspective on other cultures, and it's an ex...

How Much Does Good Translation Cost?

How much will good translation cost? It's one of the most common questions we hear from clients. It's also one of the most challenging questions to answer, simply because there are so many variables t...

How to Help ELL Students Start the School Year Off Right

It’s that time of year again. Across the United States, children are heading back to school. Naturally, many children have mixed feelings about this. However, English Language Learners (ELL) and their...

7 Fun Facts About the Dutch Language

The Netherlands is famous for many things: windmills, tulips, art, and the forbidden pleasures of Amsterdam all come to mind. But what about the language? Here are seven fascinating facts about the Du...

How Facebook is Utilizing Translation to Improve User Experience

As of 2018, Facebook has over 2 billion users located around the world. With such a diverse global audience, translation is now an essential part of Facebook’s business model. Here are 5 ways Facebook...

5 Fascinating Facts about Norwegian

If you’re like most English speakers, the only thing you know about the Norwegian language is words like lutefisk and fjord. Let’s change that. Here are 5 fascinating facts about Norwegian. Norwegian ...

What Second Language Will Be the Most Valuable for You?

  Are you planning to learn a second language? The benefits are well-documented, ranging from a reduced risk of dementia in your old age to a more lucrative career. But which language should you study...

Healthcare Translation Errors Endanger LEP Patients at the Pharmacy

According to the Mayo Clinic, "hundreds of thousands of people" are injured by medication errors every year in the United States. Some of those errors are caused by doctors prescribing the wrong medic...

Traditional Chinese Vs Simplified Chinese: What’s the Difference?

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between traditional Chinese and simplified Chinese? To non-Chinese speakers, having two versions of the same language might seem confusing—especially sinc...

4 Reasons Australian English is Unique

You’ve probably heard the phrase “divided by a common language” used to describe the differences between British and American English. But what about Australian English?  Australian English is sometim...

What is a 'Certified' Translation? Do I Need One?

Suppose you go to a garage sale, and you find a first edition copy of a well-known book, signed by the author. You want to buy the book as a gift for your best friend, but you don’t know if the signat...

Translation at the World Cup: 4 Lessons for Businesses

      The World Cup kicked off earlier this month. Soccer fans from around the world are gathering in Russia to watch the games in person. Millions more are following along at home. This major interna...

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