Helena Stuart

Czech Idioms More

Our Top 10 Czech Idioms

Every language on earth boasts a rich variety of idioms – and Czech is no exception. In fact, it has some of the most unusual and inventive idioms of any language. As proof, here are just ten of our favorites… 1. ‘Chodit kolem horké kaše’ In the Czech language, ‘kaše’ can mean any food of…

Czech Words that Don’t Exist in English More

Czech Words that Don’t Exist in English

For a language with only 12 million native speakers, Czech is incredibly expressive – boasting a variety of terms that have no real equivalent in English. From the helpful to the humorous, here are our top ten… 1. ‘Prozvonit’ The Spanish call it ‘Dar un toque’ (to give a touch), the Germans call it ‘Anklingeln’…

Game translation More

Game translation – The challenges

Language translation is not a simple field, it has got many sub divisions depending upon the area for which language translation is required. Apart from having in-depth knowledge of required language, the skills, knowledge and techniques required for say, financial translation would be significantly different from the requirements of marketing or literary translation. In the…

dutch language More

Dutch Language

The Dutch language is the official language spoken in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which is made up of the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles, and Aruba. In English, Dutch is also sometimes referred to as “Netherlandic”. In addition to being the official language of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, it is also the official language…

business-translation-services More

Business Translation Services

The rapid growth of the international business for the last century has sparked a lot of new opportunities for businesses from different parts of the world to work together. International business communications usually relies heavily on emails, legal contracts or project proposals. As much as the internet has helped to breach the distance barrier, languages…

Human Vs Machine Translation More

Human vs. Machine Translation Services

Future Of Human Translators With ever more sophisticated machine translation tools available, will human translators be rendered obsolete in the future? Occuring Issues For Translation Services In The Modern World There are a number of issues that come to light when we consider the increasing need for translation services in the modern commercial world. Or,…

British Vs. American English More

British Vs. American English

George Bernard Shaw famously said that the British and the Americans were “two nations separated by a common language”. Below are some examples of different usage in British and American English. You may already be aware of some of these differences, others may surprise you.   British English American English Bank holiday Legal holiday Fortnight…

Where is German Spoken More

Where is German Spoken?

The German language is a one of the world’s most important languages. The German language is closely related to both English and Dutch. German is spoken by 100 million native speakers and approximately an additional 80 million non-native speakers. German is one of the 23 official languages of the EU and represents the largest number…