happy translation day

There are about 6,500 languages in the world today. It is a privilege to be part of the worldwide translation community, working to promote one of the greatest gifts of mankind – language communication!

Translation Day’s Special ‘Big Party’ - 30 September, 30 hours - You cannot miss it!!!

Lear more at: https://bpconf.com/30h/?mc_cid=0c6c82619c&mc_eid=e1efe4df33

‘The Little Prince’ now speaks Tsotsil

One of the world’s most-translated books just added another language to its collection: “The Little Prince” is now out in Tsotsil, an indigenous language spoken by 400,000 people in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas.

Learn more at https://globalvoices.org/2018/11/28/the-little-prince-now-speaks-tsotsil/

COVID-19-themed Global Voices story stars in Czech translation competition

Global Voices stories have replaced classic texts at the annual competition held in Prague

Learn more at: 
https://globalvoices.org/2020/05/20/covid-19-themed-global-voices-story-stars-in-czech-translation-competition/#

“Linguistics is in everything, from astronomy to everyday life”, says linguist from Trinidad and Tobago Jo-Anne Ferreira

“Trinbagonians are connected through a shared linguocultural history and present — we don’t have to constantly define or explain or substitute our words in our conversations.”

Read her full interview at https://globalvoices.org/2020/03/13/linguistics-is-in-everything-from-astronomy-to-everyday-life-says-this-linguist-from-trinidad-tobago/

Medical interpreters must now work remotely, multiplying the challenges for front-line doctors and non-English-speaking patients.

Read more at https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/17/health/covid-coronavirus-medical-translators.html

Learn how to translate and localize mobile applications and specialize as a mobile app translator.

Read more at https://www.udemy.com/course/mobile-app-localization-for-translators/

Members of the European Parliament have overwhelmingly backed the terms of the UK’s departure from the EU.

Read more at https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-51287430

You cannot miss this event! It’s called “Together” and its mission is to strengthen our translation and localization industry by bringing language service companies and independent language professionals together in a positive, collaborative environment.

Save the date: 27-28 February, Milan, Italy

Learn more at http://elia-association.org/together-2020/