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On our blog, you will find tips and useful information about specialised translation, terminology, foreign languages and their countries.

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How to get an express translation done easily

Lukáš Slovák Ciferník05.09.2019 Obláčik0

You might have found yourself in a situation where you need a translation to be done urgently, or even almost “on the spot”. But did you manage to get that done without...

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What Is Transcreation and When To Use It?

Lukáš Slovák Ciferník26.08.2019 Obláčik0

In this article, we’ll talk about the difference between an “ordinary” translation and transcreation and we’ll also look at how transcreation shouldn’t be...

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Simultaneous or Consecutive Interpreting?

Lukáš Slovák Ciferník03.05.2019 Obláčik0

Interpreting is often confused with translation, but as we explained in the previous article, the difference is that interpreters work with the spoken word, while translators work...

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Translation: to revise or not to revise?

Denisa Kytová Ciferník03.04.2019 Obláčik0

Usually when ordering a translation from a translation company, one company offers you only a translation, another a translation with revision or both options, and you have to...

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What is a standard page?

Lexika Ciferník15.02.2019 Obláčik0

‘Standard page’ means a standardised page containing 1,800 characters (including spaces), which is used to measure the length of a text. The constant 1,800 is defined by the...

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Free subtitling tools

Michal Kmeť Ciferník09.10.2018 Obláčik0

There is a great number of professional tools, free, or to buy for creating subtitles. If you’re going to make subtitles regularly, we definitely recommend professional,...

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4 + 1 tips for video localization

Denisa Babušiaková Ciferník11.09.2018 Obláčik0

According to the statistics mentioned in our previous article about subtitling, videos are currently on the rise. How exactly did they gain popularity? Videos provide the story...