Why Medical Translations Should Be At The Fore Front Of Refugee Crisis

The Ayo family is an example of thousands of Syrian refugees trying to make a living in the foreign countries they run away to from the ongoing bombings and killings back in their home country. Ayo’s family has only her pictures on their phones which they look at with tears flowing from their eyes.

The Role of Accurate Translation Services for Charity Sector

The Role of Accurate Translation Services for Charity Sector

Accurate translation services play a big role for charity organizations just like in any other organization that deals with different languages, cultures, and diversities. Charity organizations are nonprofit organizations that come in and help the needy, disadvantaged and the poor in different countries and communities in the world. Therefore, they partly need to have a clear communication with the people they are helping since they come speaking different languages that are totally different from that spoken by the people to be helped and including different cultural beliefs. The only way to bridge the gap between these organizations and the people they are helping is to hire a professional translation company, […]

Per-Word Vs Per-Hour Translation Pricing strategies

Per-Word Vs Per-Hour Translation Pricing strategies

Most global Translators usually prefer to be paid by word count in the document as opposed to per hour strategy in the “Per-word vs Per-hour” translation pricing debate. However, some other translators and translation agencies argue that per hour pricing strategy is efficient and fair to both parties though a bit expensive and tiresome compared to word count. How to calculate good hourly fares and rates, and when to agree on an hourly payment strategy instead of the word count-rate system is often difficult for many clients and translations agencies. Per-Word vs Per-Hour The freelance translator will however, at times receive an offer of a translation job that requires to […]

How Language Barrier Aids International Tuition Swindlers!

From students denied lodging places to those swindled of their tuition by university scams in India. What all these have in common is that they are all black African students feeling like they are racially stigmatized by some Indian nationals who wrongfully profile the African males as drug Lords and their female counterparts as prostitutes. Many claim to be denied residence in some apartments, access to clubs and face violence at times.

Has Learning A New Language Proved Hard? Try Translation Services

It is very advisable that one speaks at least one other foreign language apart from English in this global village today to fit in, so to say. One can argue that speaking and having knowledge of the English language is good enough and may save one in tight situations. One of the many reasons is because it is the second largest spoken language next to Chinese (Mandarin), if talking native speakers.  However, there are many excellent reasons for taking on an extra foreign language other than English.

How Facebook Translations Aids Development Of Businesses In Africa

Mark Zuckerburg is the facebook founder, like duh. Well, he recently visited a West African country; Nigeria on a convention to discuss how businesses can be boosted with the help of social media, facebook in particular. This, in addition to making some of the platform’s tech and apps more affordable, if not free of charge.

How Language And Translation Will Fight Islamophobia In Australia

Apart from being home to Koalas, Dingos and Kangaroos, Australia this week caught the world’s attention for something else other than wild life! The Australian prime minister, Julia Gillard is reported to have given an unusual ultimatum for the Islamic community living, and wishing to continue living in Australia. She was citing findings through research that most immigrants from Islamic states don’t integrate into the society and advocate for Sharia law. “We speak only English, and not Spanish, Lebanese, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian or any other language. Therefore, if you wish to become part of our society, learn the language!” she is quoted to have said. Though this was received […]

Importance of Hospital Interpreting Services in the Healthcare Industry

Importance of Hospital Interpreting Services in the Healthcare Industry

Healthcare and hospital interpreting services are very crucial and critically important. A small misinterpretation in any medical information or subject can lead to heavy consequences to the extent of even costing you life. Major world Hospitals always depend on professional translations and interpreting agencies with language experts that as well have medical knowledge for quality interpreting services. If a patient cannot express himself in a language that a doctor is familiar with, it is next to impossible for his pain or problems to be understood. So, however skilled and experienced medical personnel will be, they will need interpreting services of a professional medical interpreter. For any hospital setting, translations and […]

Why Document Translations are Vital for Immigrants and Non-Natives

Why Document Translations are Vital for Immigrants and Non-Natives

Just like any other business will need document translations for its operations in the global world, document translation is vital to immigrants and non-native speakers in foreign countries. However, in the global world today, language is no longer the biggest problem with people, but many immigrants and non-native speakers face hurdles in foreign countries, they will need several documents to be translated into their native languages so as to have a proper access to services. Document translations needed by immigrants and non-natives Immigrants and non-native speakers need translation services for several documents such as; Passport/visa translation services Birth certificate translation services Legal document translations Medical document translations Business document translation […]

Six major Pros of learning different Foreign Languages

Six major Pros of learning different Foreign Languages

As most people always think that with just knowing English, you can easily advance and prosper in any undertaking wherever you want let it be business or social living. However, the story has changed today where the multilingual people with much knowledge on foreign languages stand better chances if not all, of advancing easily than someone that only knows one language in today’s business environment, in this case English. Recent studies have indicated that multilingual people find it so easy to associate with anyone and that their brains operate a bit differently and smarter than those who only speak one language. It always sounds more like arrogance when someone travels […]