5 features of a professional translation

5 features of a professional translation

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The main features of a good translation are pretty obvious: Essentially, it’s important that the meaning and the tone of the source text are translated into the target language. Aside from that, there shouldn’t be any grammatical errors. But there are other, smaller aspects which are just as important. In professional translations, small details get … Read more

A translator’s workout regimen

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You thought translating wasn’t an athletic pursuit? Well, quite the opposite is true! Translation professionals are surprisingly active and always give their all. Particularly right now, as most of us are at home, it can be difficult to get enough exercise. So we thought that a little inspiration might be just what the doctor ordered: … Read more

GST and the three dimensions of sustainability

Sustainability is often only considered from an environmental perspective. However, ecological sustainability is just one of three aspects of sustainability. The other two elements are economic and social sustainability. Keep reading to find out how GST considers and incorporates all three dimensions of sustainability into their work.   What’s the first things that comes to … Read more

Patent translators at the source: inventions for child rearing

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What do patent translators know about raising children? The answer is: probably more than you think, considering the fact that there seems to be an unlimited supply of patent applications in this area. However, a lot of these inventions are a little off-center. Keep reading to find out about some of the most fascinating patent … Read more

Chocolate eggs for your brain

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Welcome to the GST easter egg hunt! There’s no chocolate, but what’s hidden is just as great: Behind every corner, a translation treasure awaits. Chocolate eggs for your brain!   Are you ready to go on a little adventure? Let’s go! You are standing in a small room that looks a lot like an office. … Read more

Machine translation: nothing to be afraid of

The modern possibilities offered by machine translation raise many a fear about people being replaced by machines. In reality, humans’ place in the translation process cannot be taken by technology. Keep reading to find our why there’s no need to be afraid of this technological advancement.   Artificial intelligence and neural networks Artificial intelligence, AI, … Read more

Interpreters in times of COVID

The COVID crisis has taken a particularly rough toll on people who make a living from large-scale events. That includes musicians, stage actors, and everyone in the convention and conference industry. Aside from manufacturers, event planner, and speakers, the last group also consists of interpreters. Keep reading to find out more about the situation of … Read more

Covid, Travel, and Translating

One of the strangest consequences of the current pandemic is the combination of personal isolation and travel restrictions with the constant barrage of international news. However, the pairing of solitude with cosmopolitan content is something with which translators are very familiar. Keep reading to find out what a crisis-ridden world could learn from translators!   … Read more

Covid and viral translation topics

Vaccine against Covid

Just a few weeks into the new year, it’s clear that the coronavirus pandemic is going to remain a dominant topic in all our lives for some time to come. We’ve already detailed how the pandemic has affected daily life and work at GST. But as a translation agency we’ve also had no shortage of … Read more

GlobalSprachTeam’s Tips for Working from Home

  These days, many of us are working from home due to the pandemic. Those of us who, in pre-COVID times, were used to going to the office every day, had to deal with some pretty big changes. At GlobalSprachTeam, we’ve been working remotely since March and have learned a lot in the process. Keep … Read more