Blog category - Languages

  • How can a dedicated Project Manager assist with your translation project_-01

    How can a dedicated project manager assist with your translation project?

    In the translation industry, project management plays a crucial role in the success of a translation project. As this sector is enjoying impressive growth, translation agencies need to deal with many new projects every day. The variety of topics can be very extensive, from localising a high school certificate to translating the manual for a medical device.

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  • Differentiating Between English Variants

    Differentiating Between English Variants

    Any language that’s spoken in more than one localised area contains multiple variants. Chinese isn’t even considered a language of its own, with the differences between Mandarin and Cantonese – for example – being so great that they need to be learned separately.

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  • An Introduction to British Sign Language

    An Introduction to British Sign Language

    As of 2003, British Sign Language has been an official minority language of the United Kingdom. This might suggest that the language is fairly new, but records of BSL usage in schools go back to as early as the 18th century. In this blog post, we’re going to explore some of the history of British Sign Language.

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  • Scots Gaelic

    All About Scots Gaelic

    Scots Gaelic is, as the name suggests, a language native to Scotland, although not spoken as widely now as it used to be. In this post, we’re going to look at a brief history of the language, and where you can find it still “alive” today.

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    Tips for French Translation

    French translation is a core element of our business, as we assist in the translation of documents from French to English and vice versa to allow easier access for UK and international audiences. In this post, we’re going to share some simple tips for managing French translation.

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  • endangered languages

    The World’s Endangered Languages

    Today, just under 8,000 languages are spoken around the world – a number that’s been in rapid decline for decades now. It is estimated that every two weeks, another language disappears completely, with no written or recorded archive to pass on. In this blog post, we’re going to take a look at some of the more widely known languages that have been officially classed as Definitely Endangered.

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