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How Translation affects our lives

  Each year on September 30th celebrated by many people around the globe. It is a day of celebration originally recognized as such in honor of a patron saint (Saint Jerome), but it has grown beyond any religion or borders. If you are like most…

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Is Chinese hard to master for British People?

Nowadays, most people would agree that learning Mandarin Chinese is essential, not only because it is the most widely spoken language on the planet (44% of world population), but also because Chinese economy is expanding greatly day by day and is on the way to…

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Can we perceive translation as a form of art?

Do you consider translation a form of art? How much creativity is required to be a translator? Translation is basically a process of transferring all the ideas and the essence of a certain text into another language, which probably does not sound like a very…

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Powerful Translation Apps and Devices for Travelers

Have you ever had a fear of traveling only because of the language barrier? We live in the 21th century, just stop worrying, go ahead and book those tickets! Let me introduce you to some magical gadgets and applications for travelers, which help you to…

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What are the Highest Paying Asian Languages?

Are you a business owner? Are you bilingual? or you are on your way to learn a foreign language or do you want to be a translator, if so the following article is for you.   Japanese and Chinese are the most demanding languages in the…

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Facts You Didn’t Know About Languages

Did you know that: 1 .  There are about 7,000 languages in the world. 2.  Out of all the spoken languages in the world most of them originate from Asia and Africa. 3.  The most widely spoken languages are Chinese, Spanish, English, and Hindi, in…

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Factors affecting translation costs

Imagine that you have a text and you need someone to translate it for you. After asking yourself where to find a translator and wondering how long it will take, comes the question of cost. Do you really think that the price is your decision…

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How did English first start to be translated into Chinese?

Let’s learn a little bit more about the first person who dared to translate English into Chinese. Yan Fu was a Chinese scholar and translator, most famous for introducing western ideas, including Darwin’s “natural selection”, into the eastern world in the late 19th century. On…

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