Top 10 Business Buzzwords of 2016 Every Manager Should Know

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

You've got to talk their language in order to engage, and influence effectively. Through extensive research on the latest business trends, we put together a list of 10 key business concepts that every company leader, [...]

The Craziest Black Market in Russia

July 5th, 2016|Comments Off on The Craziest Black Market in Russia

Late last year, Russian newspapers reported what would have qualified as a stunning piece of news almost anywhere else: The chairman of the country’s largest parliamentary body had been exposed as a plagiarist. Sergei [...]

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Articles and software

November 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

TALK into your phone in any of the big European languages and a Google app can now turn your words into a foreign language, either in text form or as an electronic voice. Skype, an [...]

Translation mishaps

November 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

One Enlightenment aspiration that the science-­fiction industry has long taken for granted, as a necessary intergalactic conceit, is the universal translator. In a 1967 episode of “Star Trek,” Mr. Spock assembles such a device from [...]

Little Translation Mistakes That Caused Big Problems

November 3rd, 2014|Comments Off on Little Translation Mistakes That Caused Big Problems

Knowing how to speak two languages is not the same thing as knowing how to translate. Translation is a special skill that professionals work hard to develop. In their book Found in Translation, professional translators [...]

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What are the difficulties of translating a foreign language? What are some linguistic and cultural aspects to this difficulty?

November 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Robert Frost famously said that poetry is “what gets lost in translation”. By this he meant that the nuances and aesthetic qualities of language are essential to poetry, and that those features are precisely what do [...]

Avoiding the 5 most common mistakes in translating marketing materials

November 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Translation quality can dramatically impact the way a prospective student, partner institution, or other important audience perceives your institution. Universities devote ample time and money translating their marketing materials to reach their international audiences – [...]