What is Localization?

Translation and localization often go hand-in-hand. Translation from one language into another is a clear concept, but localization can be confusing. I think this is because localization is often an unseen part of the translation process, and good translators incorporate localization into nearly every project. Proper localization makes a translation really shine. Localization is theContinue reading “What is Localization?”

Language and Personality: Who Are You?

Who are you? This is a question that most of us think about throughout our lives. Our self-image and personality probably changes over the years as our interests, relationships, and life experiences show us new sides to ourselves.  So, what’s the role of language in who we are? Does the language we speak affect ourContinue reading “Language and Personality: Who Are You?”

2020 By the Numbers…and Hello 2021

Well, a very Happy New Year to you! I’m looking forward to what 2021 will bring. 2020 taught us that changes, questions and uncertainty are here to stay. At the same time, growth, new experiences and opportunities we didn’t see coming can also be part of our reality. One of Brené Brown’s recent podcast episodesContinue reading “2020 By the Numbers…and Hello 2021”

Covid-19 Communications

Translators and interpreters are busy providing Covid-19 communications these days. I’m happy when a translation project about Covid-19 guidelines comes my way. This means that the individual or organization needing translation cares about the health and safety of their employees and others in their field. Some recent Covid-19 communication projects I’ve worked on are forContinue reading “Covid-19 Communications”

Welcome and Support: How Universities in Spain and Latin America Can Effectively Recruit and Support U.S. Students, Part 3

Para leer este artículo en español, haz clic aquí. This week is the last article in my three-part series called “Welcome and Support: How Educational Institutions in Spain and Latin America Can Effectively Recruit and Support U.S. Students.” The first post discussed recruitment strategies. The second post was all about how to support English-speaking studentsContinue reading “Welcome and Support: How Universities in Spain and Latin America Can Effectively Recruit and Support U.S. Students, Part 3”

Welcome and Support: How Universities in Spain and Latin America Can Effectively Recruit and Support U.S. Students, Part 2

Para leer este articulo en español, ¡haz clic aquí! Hello again! I hope this finds you well as we head into summer here in Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere. Today’s post is the second in a three-part series called “Welcome and Support: How Educational Institutions in Spain and Latin America Can EffectivelyContinue reading “Welcome and Support: How Universities in Spain and Latin America Can Effectively Recruit and Support U.S. Students, Part 2”