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A Voice Can Make All the Difference

A Voice Can Make All the Difference

With technology changing at rapid pace in today’s world it can also change the way we learn and take in information. Technology can take us from one style of learning one year to a totally different style of learning in another. If you think back to just a few years ago normal learning structure was […]

Translation from Inside the Kitchen Window

Translation from Inside the Kitchen Window

As a translator you want to make sure the information you are translating will relate to the intended audience. Getting the right phrases for the region or the correct terminology are all part of the job when translating documents and presentations. Sometimes it can be more fun not to translate and let the language of […]

Applying to the Quebec market, are you ready?

Applying to the Quebec market, are you ready?

The world is getting smaller with the internet and other electronic media. Many positions are opening up in markets across the Country and people are moving around scrambling for the right job or lifestyle. These positions are important and being prepared may be the difference between getting the job of your choice or not. That […]

How to make it through a trip to Quebec as a trucker

How to make it through a trip to Quebec as a trucker

My husband used to drive truck throughout Quebec on a regular basis. He wasn’t bilingual, but knew enough to get himself through the Province. Although he took high school French he never used it after that until he began trucking. In his early years the company he drove for went to the same place most […]

Translation Fury-How to Ruin a Person’s Day!

Translation Fury-How to Ruin a Person’s Day!

The phone rang and a mad gasp was on the other end of the phone, “Can you help me? I need a document translated by tomorrow morning, it’s urgent.” As I tried to calm down the person enough that I could understand what the lady wanted, I managed to get out of her that she […]

Is Your French Translation Resembling a Cheese Commercial?

I laugh every time I see it. I am talking about a popular television commercial which depicts a couple in a restaurant in Quebec asking the waiter about the cheese they are eating with their meal. The gentleman is trying to impress his wife by asking the waiter the question in French. The French is […]

Are you understanding what you just translated?

Are you understanding what you just translated?

The whole reason for having translation done in the first place is so that someone in a different language can read it. Basic right, you have a document, you send it off to the translator, and receive it back in a different language. Since you don’t speak that language, you look at the document and […]