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I Can Speak Multiple Languages

Does it make me a good translator? I was talking to my friend the other day. She asked me: since I can speak fluently in two different languages; does that make me a good translator? Well, you might have an

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12 Reasons to Hire Professional Translators

 Yes, professional translators could be expensive. But, the best thing is that you will be saving time and money in the long term.   Aside from providing correct translation, professional translators have these traits: Committed Adhere to the code of

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3 ways to know that it is a machine translation

Today, we will share with you some tips on how to determine this. If the sentence does not make sense at all, for sure a translator machine was used. A professional translator would make sure that his/her work is grammatically

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30 September – International Translation Day

What do you usually do when you come across a word you do not understand? Normally, you would look up the word in the dictionary to get its meaning. How about if you come across a whole paragraph written in

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Understanding Australian Cuisine

Finding out what makes Australian cuisine famous is important as a way of knowing how it fits the regular way of life of its people.   Barbecues Picture this: An Australian eating barbecue under sunny skies is the most often

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Migrating to Australia, a nurse’s view

I am a nurse by profession. My wife is a high school teacher in Algebra. We have two kids aged 4 and 2. We have been living in Australia for 8 years now. Sounds exciting? For now, yes it is.

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Why native speakers should not do your translation

How many times we have been told: “We have native speakers who will do the translation.” To which I reply: “What’s the image you would like to give about your company?” “Would you hire a nurse to perform a brain

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457 Visa – 11 tips to get you started

According to Wikipedia, “the 457 visa is the most commonly used program for Australian or overseas employers to sponsor skilled overseas workers to work in Australia temporarily. The full title of this subclass of visa was Temporary Business (Long Stay)

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PROS AND CONS OF THE 457 VISA

Now that you have the 457 Visa, have you ever considered the advantages that go with having one? And, for sure, if there are advantages, there are also disadvantages. The pros and the cons are not meant to discourage anyone

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Earth Hour: Love for Mother Earth

Last night, it was Earth Hour. It started at 8:30 pm and ended an hour after. An hour before that, we gathered candles and some flashlights in anticipation of this moment. When 8:30 pm struck, we turned off all lights

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