language, translation, word of the month

Word of the Month: FRIOLENTO (Latin America) – Friolero (Spain)

Sometimes the sound of a word makes it beautiful; other times, its meaning makes it stand out. Whether you love the Spanish language for its flavours or you love it for its richness and depth, there are words that abound for all of us to savour. Like any language, Spanish has regional particularities and a… Continue reading Word of the Month: FRIOLENTO (Latin America) – Friolero (Spain)

Business, Industry, translation

Translation and the Importance of Localization in Marketing

Localization is one of those profession-specific terms that is used by translators and marketers alike. It refers to the process of adapting a product or content of media to the preferences, expectations and culture of a particular locale. And it’s very important, especially to our field. It isn't enough to simply translate something word for… Continue reading Translation and the Importance of Localization in Marketing

language, translation

Are There “Untranslatable” Words in Spanish?

Languages are deeply rooted in the cultures from which they come and are even synonymous with them. Like cultures, languages are fluid and evolve through the people that use them and according to the circumstances in which they are found. A translator’s job is much more than exchanging some words for others: they are responsible… Continue reading Are There “Untranslatable” Words in Spanish?

Client Zone, Contract, translation

Working with a translator: How understanding the art of translation can help you get the most out of professional translation services

Every pair of languages presents its own unique translation challenges. Understanding the relationships between languages is part of the art of translation so I am here to offer some suggestions based on my lengthy experience as the owner of ACR Spanish Translations. As a translation services client, you probably know that creating a faithful, yet… Continue reading Working with a translator: How understanding the art of translation can help you get the most out of professional translation services

Industry, translation

Tips for Finding the Right Translator

These days, searching for the right translator for your translation project is made easier by technology and the internet - instant searches can yield plenty of translation professionals with specializations relevant to your needs at the click of a button. But it can be challenging to figure out how to find the right translator for… Continue reading Tips for Finding the Right Translator