While English increases in popularity, there are words and phrases commonly found in various other languages that will never be directly translatable. We’re here to celebrate these beautiful, strange, and often elaborate expressions that hold importance to their respective cultures. Thailand is known as one of the most welcoming places in Southeast Asia and regardless […]
In a globalized marketplace businesses increasingly need financial information to be accessible in various languages. Translating financial documents requires the skills of a certified translator or translation service to ensure the highest quality and accuracy. In the fast-paced finance industry, regulations change rapidly and poor translations could lead to costly mistakes. In this article, we […]
Whether you’re a local business branching out overseas or an international company looking to increase your market potential, choosing the right translation partner is critical to your long-term success. However, the market is vast with a myriad of translation providers offering an even larger number of services. So how do you select the right translation […]
It was two centuries ago when Lieutenant James Cook and Sir Joseph Banks embarked on their adventures across the unchartered waters of Australia’s East Coast. In his journal, Banks describes seeing an unfamiliar animal “as large as a greyhound, of a mouse color and very swift.” He asked nearby Aboriginal natives what the animal was. […]
There are currently 2.3 billion smartphone users in the world, the majority of which are from non-English speaking countries. According to the latest research from Statista Research Department, China surpasses the USA as the country with the most app downloads. This presents a tremendous opportunity for companies looking to compete in the global market and […]
While English increases in popularity, there are words and phrases commonly found in various other languages that will never be directly translatable. We’re here to celebrate these beautiful, strange, and often elaborate expressions that hold importance to their respective cultures.
Before the rapid evolution of streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu, filmmakers would shoot a film and distribute it to a global audience by translating subtitles into foreign languages. Fast forward over a century later and world cinema is no longer limited by the number of available movie screens or viewing times. Online streaming […]
It’s impossible for us to prosper as a society if we don’t have strict legal practices in place. Laws and regulations not only help us to determine right from wrong but are relevant in all aspects of our daily lives, from knowing which side of the road to drive on to paying taxes and renting […]
Within Canada, there are 11 recognized official languages, with English and French being the two official languages of the country. While English is used by 57% of the population, 21% of the remaining speak French Canadian. To explore the importance of localizing your European French content to Canadian French, we spoke to the head of our French Canadian team Annie Estéphan, author of the book ‘Les canadianismes français’, and a passionate linguist. Annie has worked in English, Spanish and Canadian French translation services since 2005, specializing in the fields of Corporate Communications, Healthcare, and Information Technology, and has a lot to say on the importance of localizing your French content to effectively capture the French Canadian market.
Spanish is a language spoken by more than 437 million people around the world and is the official language of 20 countries. Today, Spain is home to less than 10 percent of the world’s Spanish speakers.