Why professional translation is worth it

A careers’ advisor suggested Tour guide, Interpreter and Translator as possible careers to me in my late teens.  At the time I could not think of anything more boring than repeating someone else’s work as a translation to another person – possibly the same each day as a tour guide!  It sounded as uninteresting aContinue reading “Why professional translation is worth it”

When to use a specialist translator

The continuous development of machine translation poses the question whether a human translator is needed in the first place, or whether Google Translate, DeepL or Microsoft Translator are sufficient.  In these three situations, the translation of “oil” illustrates when the free machine translation is sufficient and when to invest in a human translator. I alludedContinue reading “When to use a specialist translator”