Posts Tagged 'Translation'

European Day of Languages 26 September

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In 2001 the Council of Europe and the European Union jointly organised The European Year of Languages. This was successful in involving millions of people across 45 countries. Its activities celebrated linguistic diversity in Europe and promoted language learning. Following the success of the Year of Languages, the Council of Europe declared a European Day of Languages to be celebrated on 26th of September each year. The general objectives of the European Day of Languages are:
1. Alerting the public to ...

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The Role of Back Translation

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Back translation involves translating a text that has already been translated back into its original language again. The first translation and the second (back) translation are then compared and reconciled in order to test the quality and accuracy of the original translation. Because all languages have many different equally correct ways of expressing the same concept, a back translation cannot be expected to reproduce the exact wording of the original document. A detailed comparison between the two texts should reveal ...

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The best of both worlds? GCBG offers the power of 5!

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When GCBG was formed in 2009, the alliance’s idea WAS to combine the effort of smaller but reputable translation companies in different continents/countries to offer not just a more holistic service but also a new type of service that is in synch with the increasingly-borderless world in which we live in.

Businesses around the globe are faced with challenges never seen before in the past decades as lines between countries and continents blur as a result of technological advances.

Not only have ...

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