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How to Refresh Your Translation Career

Fall always brings memories of “back to school”, or even “back to business”. Summer vacations over, now it’s time to get back to work. Put the pedal to the metal. Get the nose to the grindstone. Refresh your translation career. But how? There are many language...

When Translation Mistakes are Funny, and When They are Not

Accidental translation mistakes can sometimes be amusing, though much to the chagrin of the translator most likely. Except in the case of Netflix which has allowed intentional subtitle translation mistakes for the sake of a good joke. The Summer 2017 Netflix hit film...

What Makes a Language Sound Beautiful or Ugly?

We've all heard (or said) it: "Italian sounds so romantic!" - "French is the most beautiful language in the world!" - "German sounds ugly" etc. Nobody summed it up quite as succinctly as Roman emperor Charles V when he declared: "I speak Spanish to God, Italian to...

Want to Start Learning a New Language?

One of the most common questions I’m asked as a translator is: “how do I start learning a language?” I completely understand why people often do not know where to begin -- as there are tons of language learning resources out there that promote their products and...

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