5 Tips for Becoming a Freelance Translator

One of the most appealing things about becoming a freelance translator is the freedom and flexibility that comes with it. Of course, freelancing has its own set of challenges, time management being one of them, but we thought it might be wise to backtrack a bit and provide some food for thought to those who are interested […]

Sid’s World!

Welcome to a fun edition to Sid’s World! Today we looking at some more fun language facts that you might or might not have known. Did you know that… 01 There are between 6000 and 7000 languages in the world – spoken by 7 billion people divided into 189 independent states. 02 There are about […]

Sid’s Corner – Freelance Translator Advice

THE CHALLENGES OF BEING A FREELANCE TRANSLATOR Considering working as a freelance translator? Inka-Maria Kunz, a professional freelance translator, offers some tips and advice on how to start out in your translation career. Some simple questions – but suddenly not so simple when it comes to answering. What exactly is your vision? What services do […]

Breaking the Barrier!

Welcome back to another addition of “Breaking the Barrier!” Today we checking out the sentence Under pressure – English Sob pressão – Portuguese Bajo presión – Spanish Onder druk – Afrikaans Definition — n 1. the state of pressing or being pressed 2. the exertion of force by one body on the surface of another […]

Sid’s World

Hey there and welcome back 😀 We always happy for those reading our blog in your busy days. So lets first hit it off with a favourite comic of ours found on the great net of the word: And now some random yet interesting facts on Language • The first word spoken on the moon […]

Translator News Alerts!

Listen! Beowulf opening line misinterpreted for 200 years The opening line ‘Listen!’ is not a proclamation and should not have an exclamation mark, according to new research JONATHAN BROWN Author Biography Tuesday 05 November 2013 It is perhaps the most important word in one of the greatest and most famous sentences in the history of […]

Adventure Time!!!

Welcome back travelers! Today we lead you to a special trip via the Tren a las Nubes A little history The construction of the railway started in 1921, to connect the North of Argentina with Chile across the Andes, and to serve the borax mines of the area. The viaduct La Polvorilla, the highest of […]