Is It French French or Canadian French?

Does your business need French translation? If the answer is yes, our next question might be, what type of French are you looking for? No two languages are exactly the same, no matter how close they might sound. Even if they originated in the same location, there are differences that can change the entire context [...]

Translation is a Gender Fluid World

The world is changing, and people’s understanding is changing right along with it. It’s a non-binary world, with more than just “her and him” living in it. A person who is non-binary “may identify as gender fluid, agender (without gender), off the binary, or something else entirely” (verywellmind). As Medium describes gender fluidity, “Instead of [...]

Prepare at a Young Age for a Future in Translation

“Translators are the shadow heroes of literature, the often-forgotten instruments that make it possible for different cultures to talk to one another, who have enabled us to understand that we all, from every part of the world, live in one world.” – Paul Auster   Translation is a job like no other. It links worlds and [...]

4 Romantic Languages to Celebrate Love in the Spring

Last month we looked at different Valentine’s Day traditions around the world. Although Valentine’s Day is over, spring is on the way (we hope!). Springtime is often associated with renewal and rebirth, and a chance to find love.  Frank Bronson, a biologist from the University of Texas, reports that “Spring fever in mammals is regulated [...]

In a World Full of English, Translation Is Still Essential

The story of how the English language rose to dominance as the language of commerce and administration around the world is inherently linked with the story of colonization. While Dutch and Portuguese colonizers set off before the British, it was the British Empire’s globe-spanning conquests that spread English so widely. Yet even in a world [...]

Organize Your Web Content Now for Better Translation Later

Your website is the key to your business. It’s the digital face of who you are and what you do. When consumers search for businesses online, they want to be directed to a website. Businesses who don’t have a website are often left out in the cold as consumers click away to find a business [...]