TRANSLATION TIPS

Sometimes you may come across annoying business phrases which may make you laugh as they may refer to many meanings while they are translated into different languages.  If you are not a native English speaker, these phrases may cause these situation while you are communicating with your colleagues. If you are grown up bilingual in a country and an English speaking country you can easily relate the idea with this.

Considering the global audiences, specific expressions would not always be translated the way they are intended. The ambiguity of the phrases may alter the meaning and a confusion may arise. Therefore, the global world today, the way a sentence is spoken may differ in meaning than how we intend to use them and it is a great concern to write the impact of it on others.

If you are a solutions architect-engineer, it is a part of your occupation to consult with the customers to accomplish an ultimate success in the localization programs. The main concern of this kind of discussion is often to pay particular attention to scope, languages, technology, success criteria, goals, and other expected topics. However, a captious element of a proficient successful localization program is always neglected which is the quality of the source text.  How will you assure the quality of the content?

The source text plays the role of a common ground for translated content in all other spoken languages.  The more the target languages, the more the impact of the source content, as well. Therefore, it is significant to plan it beforehand while writing a professional translation.  All the task is then related to a good writing.

To prevent common perils in translation, it is very significant to consider the general guidelines while writing website translations.  Maintaining the simplicity of the sentences will lead the way for a good comprehension- and it is right to use a style guide to ensure the consistency in what you are translating.  As the translation quality can be improved by writing clear, concise and well-structured clauses, it will help you reduce the timeline and provide cost efficiency.  Indeed, it will then fasten the time-to-market and increase the revenue streams.

“Be conscious of the global elements in your dreams. When starting local, dream of taking it global sooner.” (Shaping the dream)
― Israelmore Ayivor
An Inspirational Author

Brief Sentences Work

It is right to aim for 30 or less sentences to increase the contextual understanding and simpler translations. Also the readability is another significant factor in this effort.  What’s truly important should always be questioned? How can the sentences be conveyed simpler?  Reading sentences aloud may assist to shorten the statements and it will keep them sweet.

Writing Grammatically Right Sentences Order

This is the structure of a sentences in English Grammar and it means a subject, verb, and object with associated modifiers. It is significant to use the right grammatical structure and proper use of punctuation.  This includes checking the principles of grammar as deficiencies may travel across the source language to the target language. Though translators always detect and mention source errors, it should take the place of the proofreading practice.

“Forming grammatically correct sentences is for the normal individual the prerequisite for any submission to social laws. No one is supposed to be ignorant of grammaticality; those who are belong in special institutions. The unity of language is fundamentally political.”
― Gilles Deleuze
French Author and Philosopher