Machine Translation: is it a substitute for humans?

When you hear someone saying ‘I’m a translator’, you likely find yourself thinking ‘we don’t need translators, we have Google Translate!’. But what’s the real impact of machine translation on human translation? Will it really replace humans altogether? Or has it replaced them already? What exactly is machine translation? Before delving deeper in trying to […]

Translation and the Most Useful Languages To Learn in 2023

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As we move into 2023 and the decade ahead, it’s important to consider which languages will be most useful to learn. While it’s difficult to predict the future with certainty, within translation, we can make educated guesses based on current trends. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the most useful languages to learn […]

How are Non-Binary Terms Incorporated into Languages?

What are gendered languages? Those of you who speak or are familiar with languages that use grammatical gender won’t be surprised by the concept of words having gender . Which is signposted by pronouns; articles such as “the” or “a”, or even through adjective endings. The pronouns “he/she” in the English language are among the […]

UN Arabic Language Day

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We’re a translation company, so we like to keep an eye on various language-related markers worldwide. Last Sunday, December 18th , was World Arabic Language Day. This event was established by the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in 2010. Since then, it’s been recognised and celebrated annually across the globe. This week’s blog is […]

Translation Quiz! Test Your Language Knowledge

How good is your translation and language knowledge? Do you know how many languages are spoken in the world? Or which one does not have any alphabet? – Find out by completing our quiz! Today’s blog is a chance to test your knowledge of different facts you might not be aware of. What is language? […]

Translation: The Role of a Translator + Useful Tips

The role of a translator is very exhaustive, working across many different fields. They can provide their translation services to several industries from government to medicine to business to education and so on. Basically, any industry that uses language could require translation. They must possess several skills in order to execute their role impeccably. It’s […]

Polish Translation and Dialects in Poland

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We at GoLocalise have worked on Polish audiovisual translation projects for years now. Throughout history, Poland’s border has changed and parts of Poland as we know today were actually parts of different countries. Between 1795 and 1919, Poland wasn’t even recognised internationally as a country. It’s territory was split among various larger political entities before […]

Translation Mishaps: Every car has a high-quality corpse

Talking of business and translation mishaps, here are a few stories which didn’t quite translate into global successes. Ford Translation When Ford decided to use a very successful US campaign in the European market, it gave a different impression to what they had intended. Being proud of its Detroit heritage and the quality of its […]

Polish Translation and Fun Facts

We’ve been working on Polish translation projects for as long as we can remember these days. It’s a part of the Slavic language group and is spoken by around 50 million people worldwide. It’s quite an old language too – the first known sentence is dated back in 1270! Despite being considered one of the […]

What is the opposite of bulletproof?

How do you work with idioms within translation projects? There is an expression in English that people use to describe moments when coincidence seems to be working at its impressive best to bring about the most unexpected of circumstances. Perhaps you are talking to someone you have just met and, as the conversation develops, you […]