english to german

The misuse of English as a Corporate Language

The misuse of English as a Corporate LanguageA light-hearted look at Management Speak

You may think this blog posting has little to do with translation but since we tend to use the language that is currently in vogue, it is surely relevant in our everyday work as translators.

Have you ever found yourself using ‘management speak’? No? Then think again… »

English does not equal German and translation does not equal technical translation

Technical translations plays a key role when it comes to translations throughout all the major industry sectors. What is the profile of a technical translator? What are the basic principles to be applied when translating a technical text from English into German and which difficulties does an English-German translator have to face? »

German to English Translation and Social Media

Thanks to inventions like Myspace, Facebook, and, of course, Twitter, more and more companies are becoming well-known. If your business, for instance, writes a provoking blog and Tweets it out, you’ll be much more likely to get the attention of new customers and clients. The thing is, though, that you’ll not only be getting the attention of people from your nation, but people from nations around the world, which is why many companies are now blogging and having their social media translated from English to German or from German to English and a variety of other languages. »