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Saving for retirement as a freelancer

Being your own boss implies much more expenses, responsibilities and discipline than working for a company. The freedom to choose the projects you prefer, having a flexible schedule and working from anywhere you like, are advantages you can only achieve as a freelance but they come with a price.

First, you need to have more structure and self-motivation, because as anemployee you just follow the... Read more


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From latin to spanish

Interpreting consists in rendering a spoken or signed language into another one while maintaining the meaning and intention of the source language content.

The demand for interpretation and translation has been around for centuries in the history of humanity and, with the evolution of technology, some practices were enhanced or automated. In fact, nowadays interpreters can work remotely and through different... Read more


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From latin to spanish

The history of a language is a passionate topic. Latin was the basis for most languages. This universal language was originally spoken in Latium, in the Italian Peninsula. Through the power of the Roman Republic, it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Western Roman Empir... Read more


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Selecting a master in translation studies

The fast pace of the world moving and the rise of competitiveness requires professionals to continue studying and developing. A master is an academic degree that can be pursued after completing an undergraduate program. A Master in Translation Studies is a good choice for linguists who are passionate about intercultural communication.
There are multiple options all over the world, and all of them are designed to prepare proficient ... Read more


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Time- management tips for freelancers

When you start your life as a freelancer, you think that this type of work will give you the total flexibility of owning your time and working whenever you want. In a way, it is. But if you really want to live from that, in a short time you realize that this pace could not be profitable. You need to work hard... Read more


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Neural machine & AI

For a long time, the machine translation's relationship with human translators was no more complex than post-editing badly translated text, a process most translators find to be a tiresome chore. With the advent of Neural Machine Translation (NMT), however, Machine Translation (MT) is not just something that creates more tedious work for translators. It is now a partner to them, making them faster and their output more accurate... Read more


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Reasons to learn a new language

As an adult, learning a new language can be a challenging process but no matter how hard it might get, the benefits of speaking more idioms far outweigh any challenge. As a translator, it’s practically a requisite to love languages but it doesn’t mean there isn’t a sense of feeling lost at first. Luckily, this feeling can easily go away the more you allow yourself to immerse into a new idiom. Do you still have doubts? Here are some reasons to learn a new language... Read more


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Differences between analytic and synthetic languages

A language is called ‘synthetic’ if it adds (bound) morphemes (i.e. inflectional morphemes) to words in order to indicate grammatical relationships. On the other hand, if a language indicates grammatical information through unbound morphemes or syntactical constructions, it is called ‘analytic&rsquo... Read more


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What is linguistic typology

Linguistic Typology is the field that studies and classifies languages based on their functional and structural features. It is comprised by the analysis, comparison and classification of languages, and studies the structural similarities between languages regardless of their history. There is evidence from linguistic varieties around the world that languages may not be entirely random from a sociolinguistic point of view and linguistic typology is certainly an area that tries to give explanations to these findings.... Read more


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Romance languages are the most beautiful

They say there is a language for every occasion. There is a joke that says if you want to talk about war, speak in German; for a business conversation, use English; French is the sound of love, and if you want to talk to God, you must do it in Spanish. This joke has its origins in the words of Roman Emperor Charles V, “I speak several languages but use only Spanish to talk to God... Read more


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Advantages of having a translation memory

Translation memory software (TM) is a linguistic database that translators use to help count words during the whole process of translation and enhance their use. It is ideal to reduce costs and produce quicker turnaround times for the delivery of projects. Besides, it keeps maintain consistency throughout the work... Read more


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Manipulation of ideology in translation

The translation activity involves much more than the simple act of transforming a text from one language to another. This industry, in the same way that education, the arts and the media, are social educators; that is, they contribute to the generation of a cultural identity and the transmission of knowledge and... Read more


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These are the best softwares for translation

Over the past decades, different industries have evolved thanks to technology. One of these is translation, which had experienced the advancement of machine translation technology without placing the same effort in mechanisms to improve production, until some companies focused on translation software to support human translation instead of trying to replace it... Read more


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A good translation respects the cultural identity

A language postulates in itself a model of reality and a phonic association with the universe it describes, so we cannot separate language from culture. Both linguistic equivalence and cultural transfer are at stake when translating. Translation is a cultural fact that means necessarily cross-cultural communication because translation enables language to cross borders and helps intercultural exchange and understanding... Read more


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Building skills as a specialized translator

Translators need a set of skills and linguistic skills are of the utmost importance. Being a translator is a challenging job, and takes a lot of talent, study and hard work to master. Therefore, translator need to keep developing their skills permanently and to stay connected to at least two different cultures... Read more


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Market size of the language industry

According to recent data from Statista, the vast majority of language agencies are small firms offering only translation services, while usually the larger language companies are considered full-service providers. These services include, apart from translation, transcreation, localization, dubbing, voice-over, desktop publishing, consulting, and others. Often, they are supported by advanced softwares which add progress and innovation in the industry.. Read more


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Intellectual property translation projects

All over the world, there are different organizations built around an innovative idea and their success comes thanks to this valuable idea. This is the main reason of protection of the intellectual property (IP)... Read more


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The translation industry across the world

According to a report by IbisWorld, translation services are expected to keep on growing and reach USD$47 billion globally by the end of 2018. The US represents the largest single market for translation services. Europe is a close second and Asia is the largest growth area. Currently, business is generated from the government and private industries alike. According to the US Bureau of Statistics, the translation industry is expected to grow by 42% between 2010 – 2020... Read more


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How to translate idioms

Idioms reflect the way a group of people think and express themselves. It is a great way to learn about others’ cultures through idioms. For example, Germans are known to be sausage and beer lovers, thus many German idioms seem to be about sausages and beer; on the other hand, the Malay’s Simpulan Bahasa often tells stories of crocodiles, cows and goats... Read more


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New as a freelancer? All you can expect from now

Starting a career as a freelancer can be exciting and terrifying at the same time. It is not only about having more flexibility but also about readjusting to a new budget and to a new lifestyle. Freelancing has many advantages but, as most types of jobs, it comes with ups and downs... Read more


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How to get the best projects as a freelancer

There is no recipe for freelancing success because there is no approach that can fit all. In the world of freelancing, convincing potential clients that you are the best fit for the job is always a challenge... Read more


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Current facts about translation

Translation and globalization are big business—and the field of service providers comprises some big and growing businesses. 2017 saw some massive movement among large companies in the space, but smaller businesses had a place in the market as well. Lots of startups in tech have emerged, including countless marketplaces and hybrid Machine Translation tools... Read more



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A bad translation can ruin a brand's reputation

Want a good laugh? Just read a funny compilation of epic translation fails. They are hilarious, and if you go for a walk you will find them everywhere: in signs, product labels, and offers in stores. Then, afterwards, you will surely be liberated from stress... Read more


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Tips to create the right network of translators for your different needs

It does not matter at what stage in your career you might be, having a network is always crucial. After all, succeeding in business is often about making the right connections. When you are a freelance translator, being in business mode is a priority.... Read more


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Resources to practice your interpreting skills

An interpreter needs an appropriate level of knowledge on the target and source language, good memory and knowledge of the surrounding world and subjects of speech besides from skills like speaking, listening, understanding and grammar because an interpreting career requires you to follow long speeches and interpret them practically immediately... Read more


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Advantages of working as a freelancer

It is widely known that freelancing offers a lot more of freedom and flexibility than desk jobs, which makes this career path very attractive for many professionals across fields and across the world. Freelancers get to choose among a variety of factors including the type of work they will do, who they will collaborate with, how man... Read more


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Medical translations, only for specialists

Medical translation remains as one of the most delicate and demanding fields in the translation world. This type of translation is one of the most difficult because medical texts contain a huge amount of abbreviations, acronyms and terms specific to the industry, as well as medical content in a language that ordinary consumers can understand easily... Read more


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Old english words and modern meanings

Medical translation remains as one of the most delicate and demanding fields in the translation world. This type of translation is one of the most difficult because medical texts contain a huge amount of abbreviations, acronyms and terms specific to the industry... Read more


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You need these skills to become a professional translator

The business world is becoming a tougher place every day for monolinguals. We know for sure that doing business in the language of your client is one of the keys to international business success. Learning languages is a time investment, for sure. However, it will pay you dividends if you learn a little of the languages most relevant to your field.... Read more


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Top 5 business languages

The business world is becoming a tougher place every day for monolinguals. We know for sure that doing business in the language of your client is one of the keys to international business success. Learning languages is a time investment, for sure. However, it will pay you dividends if you learn a little of the languages most relevant to your field.... Read more


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The right translation of novels can ensure reader’s good experience

The Spanish speakers who try to read the original version The Ingenious Nobleman Sir Quixote of La Mancha (better known as Don Quixote), encounter such difficulties to understand the text that they have to look for an edition of current Spanish. If this happens with the most emblematic novel of that language due to the enormous linguistic differences with the old Spanish, it is easy to think that when it is translated into other languages... Read more


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Importance of accuracy in technical translation

All technical documents need to be accurate in order to be efficient. Besides, this type of content should reflect the brand image of the company. Technical translation covers translation of documents produced by technical writers including for instance manuals or user guides, and the nature of these documents is why the translation needs the highest standards in precision and accuracy... Read more


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Proofreading: the necessary factor for a professional translation

Translation has helped cross boundaries because the content created can be available in native languages across different parts of the world. Translation is definitely not a new concept and it has enabled different companies to look beyond geographical barriers. But the process of translation itself is not enough if it doesn’t include one of the most important steps, which is proofreading... Read more


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Translation of poems a High-skilled task

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TFind the best financial translator at TP

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How Do I Charge For Translations: Basic Calculations – (Text) Volume

Different Approaches?
Starting out as a translator can be overwhelming. There are so many aspects that you need to consider, from marketing to finances. Writing your first proposals or bids can also be a frightening experience. But we have some good news... Read more


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Turn Translation Skills To Success – Working With Translation Agencies

A fast way to start your career and receive ongoing projects is to cooperate with translation agencies. Such agencies have already an established client base and need linguists with certain skills. Receiving projects from translation agencies means they need to know you are around... Read more



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