Peculiarities of the Romanian language…

... or why you absolutely need a Romanian trainer. 🙂 For such "simple" things as basic politeness: Bitte Please Vă rog / Te rog Bitte There you are PoftiĆŁi / Poftim Bitte? (I beg your) pardon? Poftim? Bitte You're welcome Cu plăcere For help with indefinite articles, personal pronouns or tenses: eine Frau a woman … Continue reading Peculiarities of the Romanian language…

Protect translators around the world!

Alongside journalists, translators and interpreters are in the line of fire in many regions of the world today. Linguists are being threatened, targeted, persecuted as traitors, incarcerated for content. Even translators and interpreters working for humanitarian aid organizations are at risk. The world cannot function, nor can we stay informed and abreast of developments without them. … Continue reading Protect translators around the world!

Happy International Translation Day!

Es ist wieder soweit! September 30 is International Translation Day! Our profession has come a long way: "From fountain pens to typewriters to speech recognition. From index cards to electronic dictionaries and the knowledge highway" (you can read the full IFT communiquĂ© here). The market for translation services is truly global in scope and nature, and … Continue reading Happy International Translation Day!