Archive for October, 2016

Translating Contracts into German

Posted on October 27th, 2016 · Posted in German Translations

We’re used to relying on English as the language of international communication. A large proportion of educated German speakers, and almost all who are involved in international business, are comfortable.. read more

Prescriptive and Descriptive Rules in Professional Translation

Posted on October 20th, 2016 · Posted in Linguistics

Language is an ever-changing, ever-growing organism. While linguists consistently define and describe language with generalized rules, these rules can only prescribe how language “should be,” or officially is. Descriptive language,.. read more

The Special Creativity in Marketing Translations

Posted on October 13th, 2016 · Posted in Marketing Translations

The influence of language is especially keen in marketing and advertising. The choice of words to influence people is very important. The wrong phrase can tangle your audience in misunderstanding and distrust… read more

Translation and Fictitious Languages – Part Four: Star Wars

Posted on October 12th, 2016 · Posted in Linguistics

Eyhghrghrghrghr! Do You Speak Shyriiwook? You might be forgiven for not recognizing this as a fictional language, since it is one which has never been written down, but you would.. read more

Words & Wörter: The Denglisch “Language”

Posted on October 12th, 2016 · Posted in Linguistics

‘Spanglish’ was a term coined way back in 1940 to refer to a sort of hybrid language that incorporated aspects of both Spanish and English. It appeared around about the.. read more

Does Location Matter When Working With a Swedish Translator?

Posted on October 6th, 2016 · Posted in Swedish Translation Services

Operating a business and professionally communicating in multiple countries, at some point, inevitably involves a translator. If, for example, your company operates in both Sweden and the United States, and.. read more

Understanding Your Audience in Effective Website Translation

Posted on October 2nd, 2016 · Posted in Website Translation

Translating a website, by necessity, is a complex process. Regardless of the size of your business, you have to not only communicate your business to audiences in foreign languages, but.. read more