Category Archives: Language

thebigword rises to 12th in world rankings

thebigword rises to 12th in world rankings Leeds, England: 23 June 2010 – The translation, interpreting and language services company, thebigwordGroup, has risen to 12th in the world rankings and has become the largest private language service provider in Northern … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Translator

Remember that old adage, never work with animals or children? This most fundamental advice of old clearly eluded me when I decided to go freelance along with two children, a dog and two cats. Phrases involving plans, mice and men … Continue reading

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Translator Prerequisites and the A-Z of becoming a Translator

If you are serious about becoming a translator, you must be able to fulfil the following criteria, at the very least. Translator Prerequisites Your standard of education must be very high; with very few exceptions, a degree is essential, though … Continue reading

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Debunking a few myths about translating and translators

by Roswitha Wagner Myth #1 Shortly after I became a full-time translator, an acquaintance asked me what sort of work I do. I told her that I am a translator. Her reaction was, Aren’t you lucky that just living here … Continue reading

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Training Translators

Do translators need to be educated in the art and science of translation? Is it possible to train a translator in an academic setting? Is doing so worthwhile, from the translator’s perspective or from that of a potential employer? The … Continue reading

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How To Get Quality Language Translation Service

Guide for Foreign Students and Professionals on How To Get Accurate Translation Service by Paul Johnsons Determining the quality level of a language translation service is crucial in getting high-end translations. Whatever purpose it serves, whether for business or for … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home—A Mother’s Guide to a Career at Home as a Translator

By: Joanna Diez In my article I will focus on important aspects of working as a translator at a home based office. This will be a short guide to this job for translators, who have children and who, realistically speaking, … Continue reading

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