Translation

Humility… Who Knew!

The very first thing my teachers taught me during my introductory course to translation left me flabbergasted. First, a translator is humble. A far cry from what I expected. If you think about it, a translator needs great skills such as analysis, critical thinking, linguistic mastery, a rich vocabulary, writing and, to top it off,… Continue reading Humility… Who Knew!

Writing

3 Unexpected Ways a Translator Can Help You

Besides the obvious capabilities of translators, you can benefit from having a translator on your team. Translators have a set of skills useful for those who care about clear communication. Translators can help you find the right word and the best possible terminology. Accuracy matters to translators; they have a rich vocabulary and they are… Continue reading 3 Unexpected Ways a Translator Can Help You

News

International Translation Day 

September 30th is a very peculiar day for translators: International Translation Day. The Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec (OTTIAQ) celebrates this day through events held in Montreal, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, and Gatineau. (Follow the link for more information.) A quick reminder: Translation or Interpretation? Have a great International Translation Day my dear… Continue reading International Translation Day