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Excellent English Translation

Word Order for an Excellent English Translation – Infographic

An excellent English translation is the ultimate goal of everyone who has to translate any type of document into English, be it to show to their boss at work or to present a paper at university.  We want to help you achieve that excellent standard in your English translations by sharing with you some important […]

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A Brief History of ASR: Automatic Speech Recognition

This moment has been a long time coming. The technology behind speech recognition has been in development for over half a century, going through several periods of intense promise — and disappointment. So what changed to make ASR viable in commercial applications? And what exactly could these systems accomplish, long before any of us had heard of […]

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How to achieve a professional level of translation?

Achieving a professional level of translation – or a “protranslating” level – isn’t easy, but it isn’t impossible either. With the right knowledge and skills, you can achieve it if you make every effort and put your mind to it.  In this blog post, we’ll give you a few important tips that will help you […]

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Professional Machine Translation

Professional Machine Translation Tools – Examples of When and How to Use Them

These days, professional machine translation tools are a reality at good translation companies and they can help you in a variety of situations, saving both time and money. Here are some examples. Example 1: Multinational – 24 hours to the next team meeting Imagine you have to translate a report to use at tomorrow’s team […]

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Five Ways Machine Translation Can Be of Help

Machine translation is a fact and it is here to stay, no doubt about it. It will be part of our future, just like AI, the IoT and so many other new things that seemed too futuristic just a few years ago. As a professional translation company, we cannot ignore this fact or pretend it […]

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Orders Translations

The Perfect Guide for Anyone Who Orders Translations

Check below the infographic: “The Perfect Guide for Anyone Who Orders Translations“: 1. Editable documents will shorten quoting time and reduce translation costs. 2. A well-written and well-organised original text will reduce costs, time and even room for errors. 3. Having an original text translated before it has been finalised will not save you time […]

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Five steps to assessing excellence in translation services

The ATC – Association of Translation Companies has recently renewed Letrário Translation Services’ membership. This prestigious and demanding association is, in turn, a member of the European Union of Associations of Translation Companies. Only companies that provide excellent translation services are accepted as members of this association. For a translation agency to be a member […]

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10 pitfalls to watch out for when translating into Portuguese

Nobody can really say how they begin, but linguistic fashions catch on and become widespread in exactly the same way as those of clothing and accessories: suddenly everyone is saying or writing an expression without really thinking about what they are saying and without pondering the fact that what they are saying may not make […]

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We are all translators!

We are all translators at some point in our lives. We hope you have no doubts about this. If not, let’s see. Whenever we travel and have to communicate with people who speak a language different than our own, we are naturally translating, being translators. This is a subconscious process when we speak the other […]

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Portuguese translator

What to look for on a Portuguese translator?

Portuguese is the sixth-most-spoken language in the world, so it is not surprising that it is also one of the languages most often translated from and into. An ever-increasing number of people and companies need to have documents translated from and into Portuguese, which is why we wanted to write this post to help you […]

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