Category Archives: Professional Fields

Usage in Professional Fields – Part Two

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As globalisation increases and becomes more frequent – the need for a professional translator and interpreter grows. It is very important to understand the difference between the two, with one the major differences being the format – a translator has time to research and understand the text and words they are translating, whereas an interpreter would be very much expected to perform their job instantly on the spot. Translation in Legal Settings As legal issues are incredibly important and any ‘slip up’ can lead to cases being thrown out, many people who work in translation will find they can make for themselves a very lucrative career translating for legal services. […]

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Usage in Professional Fields – Part One

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The art of translation is very important across a plethora of professional fields and plays a key role in many business strategies. These range from translating pieces of fiction, right through to translating legal documents and can vary in scope and difficulty. Very often teams of translators will be needed, and they will be working to different pressures such as deadlines or the fear of legal action, these tensions will vary depending on the professional field. Literature The first field that is incredibly important is literature, many authors have international success due to the fact that their books are so expertly translated. Take Harry Potter for example, this series has […]

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