HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: 10 Problems of a Language Lover

Segment 39 – 10 Problems of a Language Lover

A few weeks ago, I ran across a blog discussing issues of polyglots and language lovers. Can you relate?

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While I can’t claim to be a polyglot, I could relate to a few of the issues discussed including the struggles and triumphs of people like us.  I've decided to compile a few of my own top ten...

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HT Localization Presents Language Translations for Real Life: I've Heard It Both Ways...

Segment 38 – Guide To Pronunciation: How Do You Say Moët?

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A few weeks ago, one lovely Sunday afternoon, we were at a friend’s house having lunch.  We’d all just gotten back from summer break, so we were quite happy to see each other, catch up and recount our holiday.  

We pulled out some champagne to celebrate and I was pleased to hear the proper pronunciation of the famous Moët champagne, 'mo-wett' – with a hard 't'.  I used to cringe when I heard some of my native English speaking friends pronounce it as 'mo-way'...  

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HT Localization Blog Anniversary! Another Year of Language Translations for Real Life

Segment 37 – This Summer Has Brought Another Anniversary - HT Localization’s International Blog!

international translation agencyThese past weeks, kids across the country embrace the back to school ritual. Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end to summer… a return to crisp autumn mornings, school day routines, and the packing away of summer clothes.  Reflecting on this past summer, I fondly recount the days visiting museums, parks, beaches, family, friends and those lazy pool filled days (and evenings) – catching a cool splash.  This summer closes with another successful vacation, two taller kids, and more frequent flyer miles…but also, another anniversary year of our successful international blog...

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HT Localization Presents Language Translations: Is it Good Practice to Ask Bilingual Employees to Translate Materials?

Segment 36 – Is it Good Practice to Ask Bilingual Employees to Translate Materials? 

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There are so many advantages to having bilingual people on board.  Having bilingual employees can bring huge advantages to global companies in today’s business environment.  Bilingual employees can bring fresh perspective to business practices and can help execute business interactions with more geographically and culturally diverse clients.  Many companies have discovered the value in having a varied workforce and actively seek bilingual employees.  

Now here’s a common question, clients and friends often ask... "Can't we have our bilingual staff translate business materials and documentation?” 

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HT Localization Presents Language Translations: What should I absolutely NOT do when visiting your country? Part 2

Segment 35 – What should I absolutely NOT do when visiting your country? Part 2

international translation agencyAre you itching to travel yet? This is where I plan to spend my next dream trip...Here are more good cultural "Don't" nuggets to tuck away...

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HT Localization Presents Language Translations: What Should I Absolutely NOT Do When Visiting Your Country?

Segment 34 – What Should I Absolutely NOT Do When Visiting Your Country?

international translation localisation agencyWith spring break right around the corner (and hopefully summer in a few short months), thousands of folks are gearing up for the travel bug! Whether it’s a quick jet across Europe to the sunny beaches of Spain or Italy, or a more adventurous trip to Thailand or New Zealand, we are ready for a break...

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