Inclusive Language Speaks to Everyone

By ATA Compass | July 3, 2024

By Meghan McCallum When it comes to your marketing strategy, it’s important that your content speaks to as many people as possible. A powerful…

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Demystifying the Difference Between Simplified Chinese vs. Traditional Chinese 

By ATA Compass | June 27, 2024

By: Fang Sheng Simplified Chinese vs. Traditional Chinese, Mandarin vs. Cantonese⏤there are plenty of myths and misconceptions when it comes to the Chinese language.…

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Buying Language Services

By Stacy Fowler | May 15, 2024

Buying Translation Services Translators help power the global economy, working with businesses, governments, non-profits and individuals. Translators work with the written word. The ATA…

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How to build digital accessibility into your products and services

By ATA Compass | May 9, 2024

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day by eliminating linguistic barriers! By Gosia Wheeler May 16, 2024, marks the 13th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Around…

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Shohei Ohtani’s Japanese interpreter under the microscope

By ATA Compass | April 19, 2024

Interpreting, ethics, and the importance of professionalism in language access By: Ben Karl, James Kirchner, Christina Guerrero-Harmon, and Jamie Hartz Given that language professionals…

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Using AI for Translation: (When) is it Safe?

By ATA Compass | April 17, 2024

By Corinne McKay If you’re a translation buyer, you’ve probably heard a lot of buzz lately about the artificial intelligence/machine translation (AI/MT) boom. No…

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Which Spanish variant should you choose for your translation?

By ATA Compass | March 27, 2024

Image generated with Adobe Firefly By Molly Yurick | Compass author The Spanish language is as beautiful as it is diverse. It’s a global…

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Transform Your Site: English-Spanish Website Translation 

By ATA Compass | February 28, 2024

By Carolin Menendez | Compass author With over 559 million Spanish speakers globally, the Spanish language offers a sizeable and fast-growing customer base for…

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Video Translation and Subtitling: The Ins and Outs of “Subs and Dubs”

By ATA Compass | January 31, 2024

By Olivia Caputo | Compass author Thanks to the success of international blockbusters like Parasite and Squid Game (both originally in Korean), video translation…

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The Spanish to English Translation Process: A Translator’s View

By ATA Compass | December 1, 2023

As an ATA certified Spanish-to-English translator specializing in medical and marketing translation as well as official documents, my job is not just to change…

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6 Reasons NOT to Use Your Bilingual Staff as Translators or Interpreters

By ATA Compass | November 1, 2023

Your bilingual staff members carry a lot of weight on their shoulders. The pros of hiring multilingual employees are obvious: they make it easier…

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Brain works

By ATA Compass | October 11, 2023

This article originally appeared on the Bulletin of the UK-based Institute of Translation and Interpreting. It is republished with permission. All translators and interpreters…

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