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The Challenges of Chinese Translation

According to a report by China Daily on April 17th, Guo Xiaoyong, the vice-president of China International Publishing Group (CIPG), indicated that translation of Chinese texts remains one of the greatest obstacles to exporting Chinese books, in an interview at the London Book Fair. Given the ascent of the Chinese economy,

Interpretation Service in the Soccer World

The moment has finally arrived in which the two heavy weights of the European Soccer will finally meet in their first Champions League Semi-Final match; Bayern Munich against Barcelona. The record winning German Champion against the world´s best team with the world´s best player, who is Lionel Messi. The biggest clubs are

A practical way of learning a new language

Look around you and you will see technology entrenched in your daily life, iPhones, Android phones, Blackberry’s, etc. For young on the go professionals, Smartphone apps targeting time management allow users to push a button or glance at a screen and the random events of life seem to come together as a cohesive list. I [&

What is a literal translation?

What does a “literal translation” mean, and why would a client specify a literal translation? A literal translation is one that maintains the original content without changing the structure, form or style. For example, let’s examine a common Spanish idiom: Te estoy tomando el pelo. The literal English translation woul

The Many Advantages to Learning Spanish as a Second Language

    Spanish is currently the most widely taught non-English language in the U.S. Of more than 1.4 million university students enrolled in language courses, Spanish was the most widely taught language in U.S. colleges and universities with 53 percent of the total number of people enrolled. There are many advantages to

Translation Quotes: Speed Gets you First

The speed in which a client request is processed will determine in many cases whether the prospect will move forward with a translation project or not. A professional approach will put you on the road to success. There are several ways by which we receive quote requests: e-mail, phone calls and through our website. Each [&h