Translation

A translator knows that good translation is build with intuition and creativity. However, translation techniques can help. Here you’ll find a list of the most useful techniques that can guide you in your translation work.

By Chiara Grassilli
1 Comment
May 30th, 2016
One of the most useful translation techniques: calque Today we are going to explain one of the most popular translation techniques: calque In linguisti...
By Chiara Grassilli
0 Comments
May 16th, 2016
Translation Techniques: Transposition In the list of the translation techniques there is also transposition. An experimented translator uses various te...
By Chiara Grassilli
0 Comments
May 2nd, 2016
  Another translation technique that is widely used is called modulation. Modulation basically means using a phrase that is different in the sourc...
By Chiara Grassilli
0 Comments
Mar 28th, 2016
Find out some of the most used Website Localization Techniques   Website localization is the process of adapting an existing website to the local ...
By Chiara Grassilli
0 Comments
Feb 29th, 2016
Advantages and disadvantages of Word for Word Translation Word for word translation or literal translation is the rendering of text from one language t...
By Chiara Grassilli
0 Comments
Feb 15th, 2016
Top scientific translation techniques Scientific translation is the translation of scientific texts, thus a special knowledge will be required. These t...
By Chiara Grassilli
3 Comments
Jan 18th, 2016
Top 3 SEO Translation Techniques SEO is a tool for getting your website to the top of global search engine rankings.  It cannot be stressed enough how ...
By Chiara Grassilli
0 Comments
Dec 7th, 2015
Medical and Pharmaceutical Translation Techniques    Translation is something required in most professional fields and the medical and pharmaceuti...
By Chiara Grassilli
1 Comment
Oct 12th, 2015
Adaptation   It is a well-known fact that in order to obtain a perfect translation, one must go beyond the superficial meaning of the words. It is...
By Chiara Grassilli
1 Comment
Sep 28th, 2015
Borrowing: one of the most used translation techniques   Borrowing is a common translation technique. It basically means that the translator makes...
By Chiara Grassilli
0 Comments
Jul 27th, 2015
Engineering Translation Techniques   Engineering is a prolific field where translation is required extensively. Technical documents need clear and...
By Chiara Grassilli
7 Comments
Jul 20th, 2015
The Three Worst Translation Techniques in Translation   In order to create a perfect translation, several factors must be taken into account. A tr...
By Chiara Grassilli
3 Comments
Jun 22nd, 2015
Three tips for becoming a better translator   Throughout our career, we must learn and progress every day. It is important to have high expectatio...
By Chiara Grassilli
0 Comments
Jun 8th, 2015
Translation Techniques – Paraphrasing   A paraphrase is a restatement of the meaning of a text or passage using other words. The term itself...
By Chiara Grassilli
0 Comments
May 11th, 2015
Three Unexpected Marketing Translation Techniques   When it comes to marketing translation, things can get complicated mainly because we need to t...
By Chiara Grassilli
2 Comments
Sep 15th, 2014
Shopping for Translation Services: On Avoiding Mistranslations and Ensuring Quality In many countries, the translation industry has long been an unregu...
By Veronica Menis
0 Comments
May 8th, 2014
What does it take to localize a TV series? Domestication in Translation     TV series such as The Nanny, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Simpson, and ...
By Translator Thoughts
2 Comments
Apr 29th, 2014
Lost in Translation – The Most Famous Examples of Misinterpretation Guest post   One of the most important aspects of business, politics ...
By Chiara Grassilli
3 Comments
Feb 3rd, 2014
Translation Procedures: The Technical Component of the Translation Process     Translation Techniques presentation from Angelo Pizzuto This i...
By Translator Thoughts
0 Comments
Jan 13th, 2014
Translating Japanese into English Although the early history of the Japanese language is unknown, it was already mentioned as early as 3rd century in s...
By Translator Thoughts
7 Comments
Jan 6th, 2014
5 Common Blunders Novice Translators Often Make! Translation is a technical task that requires hands-on skills. As a translator, you must possess stron...
By Chiara Grassilli
12 Comments
Oct 25th, 2013
Translation Techniques: How to Translate Idioms   Idioms are popular expressions that explain something by using examples and figures of speech. I...
By Chiara Grassilli
1 Comment
Jul 1st, 2013
How To Translate “you” Into Italian One of the points I often have to consider when translating from English into Italian is the choice bet...
By Chiara Grassilli
6 Comments
Apr 8th, 2013
The Essential Glossary Of Translation Terms – The words you need to understand translation   Free pdf download: The Essential Glossary of Tr...
By Chiara Grassilli
2 Comments
Feb 16th, 2013
How To Translate A Word That Doesn’t Exist In Your Language...