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Translating Business Presentations

Creating business presentations is integral to effective communication in the corporate world. However, when you need to reach a global audience, translating your presentation into various languages becomes crucial. In…

Feb 19, 20243 min Read More
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How to Write the Perfect Email in Spanish

Being fluent in a language isn't always sufficient to draft a formal email correctly. To compose an email in Spanish with a professional tone and structure, you must be aware…

Jan 1, 20244 min Read More
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English sayings and common phrases

English, in both its British and American variants, is full of sayings and catchphrases that can seem cryptic to non-native speakers. Sayings are often rooted in a country's culture and…

Oct 23, 20234 min Read More
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What Language Do They Speak in India? The Most Spoken Languages

India, with its population exceeding one billion people, boasts a rich heritage of languages, dialects, and cultures. The linguistic composition becomes even more diverse when we consider the entire Indian…

Oct 16, 20234 min Read More
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Beautiful, simple English sentences for daily use

English is an expressive and versatile language, capable of conveying a wide array of emotions and ideas in just a few words. A single sentence in English can hold power,…

Sep 4, 20234 min Read More
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The Most Hilarious and Absurd Translations in Spanish

Within the realm of translations, it is far more common than one would imagine to encounter unusual linguistic interpretations that lead to some very funny translations. This often occurs when…

Jul 17, 20234 min Read More
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What language is spoken in Germany along with German?

The linguistic configuration of Germany is very complex, as the country has numerous regional languages with various sub-variants, but also a large number of foreign languages imported by large immigrant…

Jul 3, 20233 min Read More
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What is the difference between Japanese and Chinese?

People often think that Chinese and Japanese have a lot in common. However, they are not as similar as you might think. Here are some of the differences and similarities…

May 1, 20234 min Read More
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What are the francophone countries in the world?

French is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. As a result, there are several French-speaking countries. Historically linked to France’s colonial expansion, these countries have made …

Apr 17, 20233 min Read More
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What is the difference between German and Austrian?

The difference between German and Austrian is primarily formal. Both are recognised as languages in their own right and have significant phonetic discrepancies. The languages spoken in Austria and Switzerland…

Feb 27, 20233 min Read More
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How many Arabic dialects and what varieties exist?

There is no such thing as a definitive Arabic language. Like many other languages, Arabic is very fragmented from a geographical perspective and has been spoken in several countries for…

Jan 2, 20233 min Read More
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What is the difference between Catalan and Spanish?

The main differences between Spanish and Catalan are lexical. Still, these two languages have lots in common, so much so that they are often mixed up or considered dialects of…

Dec 12, 20223 min Read More
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How many minority groups and languages are there in Italy?

Italy is home to people from all over the world; in some cases, migrants continue to speak their mother tongue. These people create minority languages, which Italy safeguards and protects.…

Oct 17, 20223 min Read More
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How to count the number of characters in a word document

A cartella is a unit often used in Italy’s publishing sector to measure the length of a text. Contrary to popular belief, a cartella does not contain a fixed number…

Sep 26, 20223 min Read More
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What does “multilingualism” mean?

These terms are often used interchangeably, but there is a big difference between plurilingualism and multilingualism. These words describe the simultaneous use of several languages by one speaker or a…

Aug 31, 20223 min Read More
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Out of office messages in English: tips and examples

Out-of-office (OOO) messages are handy automated responses. They allow you to keep in touch with customers and provide them with information while you are away. In some situations, you might…

Aug 22, 20223 min Read More
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French or Spanish: which language is easier and more useful to learn

The question "is it easier to learn French or Spanish?" can be answered in many ways, but one thing is for sure: the two languages have a lot in common…

Jun 20, 20223 min Read More
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American English and Canadian: the differences

There are important differences between American English and Canadian English. Canadian English is much more similar to British English, whereas American English, both written and spoken, is further removed from…

May 30, 20223 min Read More
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What is the difference between polysemy and homonymy?

The difference between polysemic and homonymous words is important, if very subtle in formal terms. Indeed, both refer to identical words that can have different meanings depending on the context…

May 2, 20223 min Read More
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Which are simplified Chinese characters?

Simplified Chinese characters have been used for several decades to write Chinese Mandarin. Originally designed to make the reading process quicker and easier, these days people can’t imagine life without…

Feb 7, 20223 min Read More
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Eurotrad and L’Africa Chiama join forces to celebrate the end of the year

This year, we’ve decided to do something a little different at Eurotrad to celebrate the festive period. We have decided to donate to L’Africa Chiama, which is based in the…

Dec 21, 20213 min Read More
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How to say “Merry Christmas” around the world?

Christmas is celebrated all over the world. As such, there are hundreds of ways to express Christmas greetings in many different languages. Some of them are famous, while others are…

Dec 21, 20213 min Read More
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Unknown languages: the 7 most rare languages

Rare languages are defined as languages with very few speakers. Rare languages tend to be most common in geographical areas that are isolated from the rest of the world. Rare…

Dec 13, 20213 min Read More
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World Translation Day: 30th September 2021

International Translation Day has been celebrated for thirty years and serves to emphasise the important role played by translators and interpreters throughout human history. Let’s find out why World Translation…

Sep 30, 20213 min Read More