So, you’re in need of a translator. No one could blame you for thinking that, as for most things in our lives these days, a Google search could be the right place to start. But Google the term translator and you’ll get about 150,000,000 results. Not exactly narrowing things down. Once you’ve scrolled past all […]
When looking for a language service provider, it is useful to know some terminology in order to state your requirements and expectations clearly. This will save you time and money. So here are some terms you might want to get familiar with before contacting a language service provider. Translation: If you have written texts in […]
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 […]
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 […]
Soon after I got my degree in Translation, I began working in the marketing department of a software development company.