Eddie Vigor

differences existing between Spanish spoken in Spain and Mexican Spanish More

What Is Mexican Spanish?

Is the official language spoken Mexico truly different that the Spanish spoken in Spain? The differences existing between Spanish spoken in Spain and Mexican Spanish are no greater than the differences found in American and British English. There are without doubt nuisances and colloquialisms that are particular to each country, but deviations similarly exist in…

Spanish Language In Latin America More

History Of The Spanish Language In Latin America

The Spanish language arrived in America first through Cristóbal Colón’s exploratory travels, and then with the rest of colonizers, at the end of the fifteenth century. At this point the Spanish language was already firmly consolidated in the Iberian peninsula. In the “new world”, however, Spanish had yet to be established, and this was done…

Customer Language More

Speaking Your Customers’ Language

English is considered by many as the global language of business. However, to excel in international commerce, effective multilingual communication is of paramount importance. Willy Brandt, a former German Chancellor once said: If I’m selling to you, I speak your language. If I’m buying, dann müssen Sie Deutsch sprechen*! *then you have to speak German…

Easily Confused Words In English More

Easily Confused Words In English

Mistakes in using one word for another when they are similar in spelling but different in meaning are easily made. When editing, or simply reading, business documents drafted in English I have noted that certain pairs of words that are pronounced or spelt similarly are frequently confused – even at times by native English writers!…

Chinese SEO System More

One Billion Reasons To Have A Chinese SEO System

China is the fastest growing economy in the world. Yet barriers exist to American company’s full participation in the booming Chinese economy. These barriers are technology, language and communications. SEO might be one business model to use to get into the Chinese economy, but Chinese translation will be required. American businesses will need to learn…

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Simultaneous Translation

What is Simultaneous Translation? Simultaneous Translation (sometimes referred to as Simultaneous Interpreting, or SI) is used to provide an audience made up of individuals speaking different languages with a facility to understanding the exact nature of what is being communicated to them. The information is interpreted, as spoken, from the speakers’ source-language; the interpreter then…

Chickasaw language More

The Chickasaw Language

About the Chickasaws The Chickasaws are original people of the american southeast, particularly Mississipi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky and Missoury. Most Chickasaw people speack their native Chickasaw language that is very similar to Choctaw. They are now fighting to preserve their language and culture by embracing modern technology. Chickasaw language The Chickasaw language is classified as…

The Mysteries of the Chinese Language More

The Mysteries of the Chinese Language

There was this person who was amazed by the intricate patterns of the Chinese language and he was totally confused trying to understand the same. He tried out the various translation sites on the net in order to gain further knowledge about the Chinese language but always came up against a wall. For the uninitiated…

Arabic language More

Arabic Around the World

The Arabic language is closely related to both Hebrew and Aramaic. The geographical reach of Arabic is quite impressive and is connected to Arab conquests beginning in the 8th century CE. Modern Arabic has a variety of dialects and these various dialects are spoken throughout the Arab world and beyond. Standard Arabic is widely studied…

Top10 Languages on the web More

Top Ten Languages on the Internet

Many languages are widely spoken in the world. It takes a great deal of effort learning a new language enough to interact effectively. The most powerful medium through which it is possible to interact with people of different cultures from across the world is the Internet. With increased globalization, cross cultural communication has become indispensible…

tourism translation More

Travel & Tourism Translation

Since the invention of airplanes, humans have been travelling around the globe searching for new leisure experiences and opportunities. From that point onwards, the tourism industry began to develop and even more so when budget airlines started flying people all over the world. However, these tourists will need to understand the information they encounter during…

Translation memories vs glossary More

Translation memory vs. glossary

Like most industries, the translation business is full of jargon, acronyms, and expressions that are weird and confusing to lay people. But few concepts are as confusing to newcomers as translation memory and glossary. If I had a dime for every time these terms where used incorrectly (usually meaning the other one), then I wouldn’t…