Translation tip #1: Translate ideas, not words
- communication, localisation, message, purpose, text, tips, translation, translation tip, translator, word-for-word translation, words
Translation enables communication When we learn a language we first learn single words. Then, we learn phrases to build sentences. But the sentences are not the goal. The goal is to communicate effectively with people around us. The same is […]Read more
What is the difference between translation and interpreting?
- communication, Interpreting, oral communication, translation, translation studies, written communication, written text
Translation or interpreting? That is the question. This distinction is well known in translation world, but not many non-translators are actually aware of it. Sometimes a client calls and says he or she needs translation during a conference. Sounds familiar? […]Read more