What Are Some Helpful Words to Know When Traveling?


When traveling to another country, it is incredibly important to be able to communicate, at least on a basic level, with some of that country’s residents. Before taking a trip abroad, many people purchase travel books, investigate online, talk to friends, and more. These people research customs and cultures, currency information, foods and sites they […]

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How Many Languages in Just One Nation?


Switzerland is a country that provokes curiosity or fantasies in many people, whether because of its banks, its eternal neutrality, direct democracy, precise watches, beautiful scenery, Swiss Army knives, and finally, for having four official languages (German, French, Italian, and Romansh). Not all Swiss people speak the four languages, of course, but the majority of […]

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When Should We Consult with the Client?


Sometimes us project managers will have some questions regarding the work we are doing. Each client is different, and the situations and relationships with each one of them are unique. One of the issues we constantly face is whether we should ask the client about any questions we may have about the original text, formatting, […]

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What Is the Difference between Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese?


Nowadays, as a result of China’s boom, our company is receiving an increasing amount of requests concerning translations into Chinese. What many people may be unaware of is that the Chinese language has two systems of written characters: Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese. The process that led to Simplified Chinese—with a first official version issued […]

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