Archive for September, 2014

mixed letters

How Sticking To The Rules May Muddle Your Meaning

Posted on September 29th, 2014 · Posted in Linguistics

The English language, while a thing of beauty, is also greatly complicated by a web of rules. If English is your second language, you will have spent many hours memorising.. read more

Constitution

They Could Have Used a Quality German Translator

Posted on September 25th, 2014 · Posted in Translation History, Translation Quality

When the U.S. Constitution was put in place, not everyone in the country spoke English. Because of this, the Constitution and other legal documents were soon translated into both Dutch.. read more

Translation Services

High-Quality, Industry-Specific Translations

Posted on September 18th, 2014 · Posted in Translation Business, Translation Services

When it comes to translations, it’s not only the equivalent words that matter. Fluent understanding of both languages is imperative to the process of course, but at Teck Language Solutions.. read more

Scotland flag

An Independent Language For An Independent Scotland?

Posted on September 14th, 2014 · Posted in Linguistics

Scotland votes on independence on September 18th, 2014. While businesses both sides of the border fret about the economic implications of an Independent Scotland, here at Teck Translations, we can.. read more

British English

How To Say What You Mean When Switching Between US & UK English

Posted on September 12th, 2014 · Posted in Linguistics

You want to reach out to some potential new clients across the pond. Your current brochure is already a winner. The images are vibrant, the copy is punchy. All you.. read more

Global Business

Going Global

Posted on September 10th, 2014 · Posted in Translation Business

Going global is no longer an option available to big name brands only. Today, thanks to worldwide connectivity, even small service-based businesses, new start-ups, and niche product manufacturers can expand.. read more

Dictionary

Why Printed Dictionaries Became Obsolete For The 2nd Decade Of The 21st Century

Posted on September 9th, 2014 · Posted in Linguistics

With sales of paper dictionaries declining, while the number of apps and online alternatives continues to rise, the future for the physical dictionary looks uncertain. In the new era of.. read more