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A-Z of Translation – the letter L:

For the letter L, we’ve chosen a very practical issue: Letters – If one broadens the definition to include e-mails, most of us deal with...

A-Z of Translation – the letter K:

The letter K involves a foray into the ancient world: Knot, Gordian – It’s a scenario familiar to every translator: struggling to find...

A-Z of Translation – the letter J:

The letter J takes us into the world of inside knowledge: Jargon – Based on a standard dictionary definition, we are talking here about...

A-Z of Translation – the letter I:

Our entry for the letter I deals with pictures rather than words: Images – Many documents for translation include images of one kind or...

A-Z of Translation – the letter H:

Letter H addresses a creative conundrum: Headings – From newspapers and magazines to brochures and websites, headings are all around us....

A-Z of Translation – the letter G:

Letter G focuses on the nitty-gritty, for a change: Graphics – In an increasingly visual – and technically advanced – age, even short...

A-Z of Translation – the letter F:

We are breaking new linguistic ground with the letter F and trademarking the result: Fixed-outcome fallacy™ – There is a persistent...

A-Z of Translation – the letter E:

For the letter E, we’re taking a closer look at the translation process: Editing – The Concise Oxford English Dictionary gives the...

A-Z of Translation – the letter D:

Hitting our stride now, the letter D sees us addressing one of the big three translation variables: Deadlines – Every translation job is...

It’s that time of year again…

We wish all our clients and contacts a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. As usual, we are making a charitable...

A-Z of Translation – the letter C:

Moving on to the letter C, we are getting political (and behind the wheel): Context – It’s not often that translation hits the headlines,...

A-Z of Translation – the letter B

Continuing our series, we’re heading off to one of our closest European neighbours for the letter B: Belgium – Translators tend to think...

A-Z of Translation

Welcome to our A-Z of Translation, a collection of random thoughts inspired by 20 years of worrying about words and agonising over...

Celebrating a major milestone

Can't believe it's 20 years since we set up E.P.A. Language Services – a big thank-you to everyone who has contributed to our success. To...

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