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News: Obama on Challenges and Rewards of Globalization

August 14, 2016 Comments

On July 9, U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to representatives at the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland on a number of relevant topics including Brexit and globalization. He said, "I'm not sure it's accurate to say that I am a huge booster of globalization. What is accurate to say is that I beli...

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globalization, global economy, growing global economy, benefits of globalization, president Obama on globalization
News: The Boom in the Global Market for Language Services

August 12, 2016 Comments

A new report by independent market research company, Common Sense Advisory, highlights the tremendous growth across the globe for outsourced translation and interpreting services and technology. The researcher's annual study of the language industry shows the market will surpass $40 billion USD i...

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Language Translation Facts
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Global translation industry, translation industry, common sense advisory
Tips for Working with Translation Agencies

August 01, 2016 Comments

When people are in need of translation services, companies and private individuals typically prefer to contact translation agencies rather than freelance translators. This happens mostly because very few of them possess freelance translator contacts to cover all of their needs. Also, it is quite dif...

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Language Translation Facts
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working with translation agencies, translation tips, translation projects tips, translation agencies
What is the Mother Tongue Principle?

July 31, 2016 Comments

The Mother Tongue Principle, also known as the Native Speaker Principle, is one of the corner stones of translation and is an increasingly important consideration when employing translators for your content. The principle states that a linguist translates their native language. An English nat...

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Language Translation Facts
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Mother Tongue Principle, Native Speaking Translators, Qualifying Translators
The Growing Arabic Speaking Marketplace

July 24, 2016 Comments

Global marketers planning to target the Middle East are missing a huge opportunity if they don't translate their digital content into Arabic. Below is a look at the size of the Arabic-speaking market. Market research company Common Sense Advisory states in order to reach 90% of the online com...

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Language Translation Facts
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Arabic, Arabic speakers, MENA ecommerce, MENA region
Why Arabic is Difficult to Translate

July 18, 2016 Comments

The Arabic language is a Central Semitic language and a member of the ancient language family containing Aramaic, Hebrew, Ugaritic and Phoenician. Arabic is the official language of 26 countries with 295 million speakers. Arabic is a complex written and spoken language which makes it difficult to...

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Language Translation Facts
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Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic Dialects, Arabic Translation

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