What Do Gestures and Body Language Tell Us?


Both body language in general as well as its core element, gestures, represent a form of communication that is just as important as verbal language. For this reason, they must be taken into account when conversing with others, as it is very important to be able to know how to read the body language of […]

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How is a .properties File Translated?


Due to the current technological advances, the variety of files needed to be processed to translate increase as well. In the translation business, professionals must be able to work with and manipulate different types of files to avoid limitations at work. One of the most common files is the Properties files known, as .properties. But […]

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What Should We Keep in Mind During a Multilingual Translation?


A multilingual translation requires special attention. Once a translation is required in 3 or more languages, the process should change. The first step is reviewing the document and making sure that the document sent is the final one. Should there be an update in the content after the translation has begun, client must keep in […]

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The “Ibero-Americanization” of the Cervantes Institute, Heading Towards the United States


The director of the Cervantes Institute (In Spanish, Instituto Cervantes), Victor García de la Concha, announced last week that the organization is in the process of increasing collaboration with different Ibero-American cultural centers. This initiative had already been announced in previous press releases from the institution, but now is when the fruits of this collaboration will […]

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The Benefits of Bilingualism: Part Two


In our last blog post we talked about the many ways that bilingualism can benefit a person. As stated before, a person who is bilingual enjoys an extraordinary amount of benefits. While learning a new language as an adult is entirely possible, multiple studies have proven that children have a much easier time both grasping […]

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What must we take into consideration when translating personal documents?


Undoubtedly, whenever we envision moving abroad to a country where the language is other than our native language, we must take into account that our personal documentation will most likely need to be translated and in most cases, be certified. Nowadays, and in an ever so often interconnected world, we are increasingly faced with opportunities […]

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A Brief History of Techniques Applied to Translation


From the Rosetta Stone onwards, the history of techniques applied to translation elapsed smoothly until Modernity, the time in which a series of changes, as diverse as they were profound, took place in people’s lives. For example, the idea of the modern machine implied a radical change with respect to its medieval counterpart. While the […]

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