One of the most common misconceptions about languages is concerning language variants. American and British English, European and Latin American Spanish are some examples. Portuguese is no exception and it is not unusual for people to believe one version is adequate to all Portuguese-speaking countries (Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, and São […]
Every time I tell someone I work as a translator, one of the most common things I hear is something like “oh, I’m great with languages, do you know where I can find translation work?” In each different situation, I always end up not knowing what to say. Lacking some basic information about translation as […]
European or Iberian Portuguese, or Portuguese from Portugal: these are the ways we can refer to the native language of Portugal. Just like Spanish, French, Italian and Romanian, Portuguese is a Romance Language, which means it evolved from Vulgar Latin, after the Romans arrived on the Iberian Peninsula bringing the Latin language with them. Even […]
If you Google “translator”, you’ll get about 150,000,000 results. If you can get past the first ones, which mainly list “automatic translation” tools, you’ll start getting numerous options for translation service providers.
Soon after I got my degree in Translation, I began working in the marketing department of a software development company.