The Changing Needs of the Translation Buyer

The Changing Needs of the Translation Buyer

The typical translation buyer has changed over the last 25 years. Simply providing high-quality and error-free translation just isn’t enough anymore. Today’s translation buyer needs their translation vendor to work in multiple formats including help systems,...
A Translation for a Rainy Day

A Translation for a Rainy Day

They say that rain on your wedding day means good luck, but does the saying hold true if the newlyweds are a pair of monkeys or wolves? It may seem like an odd image it’s one that pops up independently in one form or another in dozens of languages. Wolves, foxes,...
Can a translation violate copyright laws?

Can a translation violate copyright laws?

I recently read a great article on copyright law and translation by Sarah Kolb for the Writers 101 site. The article discusses the idea of translating a book protected by a copyright. The translation of a book is a huge undertaking. Literary translation is a very...
Telephonic Interpretation in Education

Telephonic Interpretation in Education

Interpretation holds an important place in our country’s education system. Adequate communication to Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals is mandated by school-related federal laws and legislation that address the topic. Depending on the school district, it...
Translation and Interpretation in Education

Translation and Interpretation in Education

Translation (written) and interpretation (oral) both have a very prevalent place within our country’s education system. The way teachers and administrators share school-related information with students and parents is crucial to ensuring that important and critical...
Translation and voice-over hollywood style

Translation and voice-over hollywood style

Disney recently released a compilation of voiceover snippets from their latest release Frozen. The video is of the movie’s most popular song “Let It Go” and rolls through 25 languages in the course of the song. You can see the video here. The post...