Languages

Posts about all language-related stuff.

Le Français est une Langue Magnifique

The below joke made my day 😀 “Le français est une langue magnifique” J’ai passé un coup de fil à un ami, et je lui ai demandé ce qu’il faisait. […]

Top 5 Things that Happen when you Learn a New Language

While there are pluses and minuses for everything in life, learning is the only thing that has no disadvantages in my opinion, especially when it is learning a new language. […]

Animal Sounds in Different Languages

James Chapman is the cartoonist who’s pretty much fond of languages. I love all his illustrations and how he simplifies language learning through his drawings. In this blog post, I […]

I HATE Proofreading!

It just irritates me to proofread someone else’s lousy translation. It’s one of the jobs that I always tend to reject. I am currently proofreading a translation from English into […]

A Funny Take on Translators Vs Interpreters

Ah, the perks of working in your PJs 😀 In case you still don’t know the difference between translators and interpreters, check out the below picture. On another note, many […]

A Story on what makes a Successful Interpreter

One of my LinkedIn contacts once shared the following story and it really resonated with me, as I do a lot of interpretation work while I hold a BA in […]

#TransTip: No Negotiable Rates for First Time Clients

Translators, please stop giving first time clients your rates and then stating that they are negotiable! This is the most unprofessional thing to do and it sets things totally on […]