Translation

4 terms in translation

4 Terms in Translation (that need to go!)

Words can influence our perception of certain concepts and there are terms in translation that I believe need to go. This year, I posted on LinkedIn about terms we should stop using to improve our… leer más

The Three Wise Men in Spain

In Spain, it’s not Santa Claus that brings the gifts; those come from the Three Wise Men on the 6th of January. Unlike the UK, for Spanish people, Christmas kicks off on the 25th of… leer más

Spanish: all for one and one for all. Really?

(2022 update) Thanks to globalisation and the internet, companies can do business with clients all over the world. Clients who do not necessarily speak English. Actually, more than half of internet searches are made in… leer más
Illustration for Translation Project Management

A Guide to Translation Project Management

Today I’m talking about project management in translation.⁣ Even freelance translators who don’t outsource jobs to other colleagues will do project management as they have to plan costs, schedule jobs and do QA checks before… leer más
Year in review in translation

Year in Review in Translation

December is usually a hectic month in translation: last-minute requests, January project planning, invoices and lots of tea! This year, it is even more manic because I came back home to spend most of the… leer más
machine translation and recipes

Machine translation and recipes

Most Europeans have a soft spot for Scotland. It’s understandable with its breathtaking cliffs, castles that tell tales of bygone times and the irresistible petrichor, especially after the first shower of the day. Those who… leer más
Meet my colleagues (II) Kim Causier, Spanish and French to English Translator

Meet my colleagues (II)

Kim Causier, Spanish and French to English Translator I met Kim during my first year as a freelance translator when I needed a native English translator for a project at Prêt-à-translate. While that project didn’t… leer más

Tourism and challenges for translators – 2021 update

Using translation to build confidence and attract visitors to your destination Life will never be the same again following the COVID pandemic, especially for those working in travel and tourism. I felt it would be… leer más
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