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Welcome to our Panoramas newsletter where we look at the trends, developments and opportunities occurring in the translation and interpreting industry. Just one more way we're helping you communicate with confidence -- in any language, in any corner of the world.
10 Tips to Ensure a High Quality Translation

Using a professional language services provider will guarantee an accurate translation, but there are also steps you can take to ensure your project is completed on time and within budget. Here are 10 Tips to follow to ensure you receive the high quality translation you expect.

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What's Driving the Increased Demand for Interpreting?  

Translators and interpreters play similar but different roles. Translators deal primarily with written text, while interpreters work with the spoken word. Both are integral to bringing people of different languages and cultures together, but more recently the interpreting function has gained increasing traction. The trend is one you should pay attention to.
When Translating  Measurements, Think Metrics!

Did you know that 90 percent of the world uses the metric system? That means for virtually any translation or interpretation project that involves measurement -- like length, mass,
 volume, area, even temperature -- you need to be extra careful about how they are communicated.

Questo e Quello*

A TIP ON TIPPING: Tipping after a meal is not a standard practice around the world.  In fact, in some countries, such as Japan and South Korea, tipping is seen as an insult because workers feel they are already getting paid to do their job.

HOP IN FRONT:   Most of us don't think twice about sitting in the back seat of a taxi cab. But in countries like AustraliaNew Zealand, parts of Ireland, Scotland, and the Netherlands, it's considered rude not to ride in the front seat.

A TIMELY TOPIC: Americans often estimate their arrival time for events or meetings and think little of being tardy. But if you're  late in many countries, like Germany, it is considered offensive and viewed as a sign of disrespect for other people's time.

*Italian: This and That
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