HOW TRANSLATION SHOWED UP IN 2016 It’s almost a new year! As 2016 ends, we look back on a year full of drama and developments in many industries and facets of our life and our world. In the translation industry, our services became more important than ever. Globalization continues to be an important aspect of … Continue reading "Three Ways Translation Showed Up in 2016"
HOLIDAY TRADITIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD As we move into December, we arrive at the season of holidays. While in some parts of the world, Christmas is perhaps the most heavily marketed and promoted, it is far from the only celebration during the winter season. Here are four traditions from all over the globe that … Continue reading "4 Holiday Traditions Around the World"
ITC FRANCE TRANSLATES U.S. ELECTION ARTICLES FROM SEVEN EUROPEAN DAILIES ITC France’s teams met the challenge of immediately translating articles written in four languages by European correspondents for seven daily papers covering the U.S. elections. The LENA (Leading European Newspaper Alliance) organization includes seven of the most prestigious European daily papers: La Tribune de Genève and Tages-AnzeigerEl Pais for Spain, Die Welt in German, La Repubblica in Italy, Le Figaro in France, and Le Soir in Belgium. … Continue reading "ITC France Translates U.S. Election Articles"
5 EXPRESSIONS IN OTHER LANGUAGES THAT DON’T TRANSLATE One of the most difficult things to really get a good feel for is casual language. When you learn another language, in some ways, you are learning to speak the “wrong” way. You’re learning perfect grammar, correct and full pronunciation, and the most literal, plain speaking style … Continue reading "5 Expressions That Don’t Translate"