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The world is full of diverse and unique languages – with roughly 6,500 spoken languages existing today. From the musical sounds of the Japanese language to the romantic expressions of French, there is plenty to get excited about when it comes to researching different languages. As a provider of certified translation services, Absolute Translations are passionate…

There are an estimated 2,300 languages spoken in Asia. But Chinese, Japanese and Korean make up the most popular East Asian languages. Upon hearing the three languages spoken, you may struggle to distinguish exactly which one is which. Even the written alphabet can be hard to tell apart. While the three countries may be close…

With more than 7,000 languages registered around the world, it’s easy to wonder; “What are some of the most used languages in the world?” For example, in Papua New Guinea, there are over 800 languages spoken. Using Ethnologue, the translation experts at Absolute Translations – the UK’s leading providers of certified translation services, have put…

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As a business, you may be inclined to utilise online translating systems such as Google Translate when deciding how exactly to translate a document. However, despite its quick and cost-effective benefits, machine translators often produce grammatically inaccurate copy, lacking in cultural context and structure. With nearly 1 in 5 translated documents submitted for official purposes…

In the last few years, video marketing has become extremely popular; with revenue from promotional videos reaching an estimated $5bn in 2018. However, marketers are making one fundamental mistake in their videos by not including subtitles. You may have recorded fantastic video content and done everything you can to promote it; from sharing it on…

When it comes to marketing translations, the terms ‘website translation’ and ‘website localisation’ are often used interchangeably. In fact, it’s not uncommon for marketers and business owners to be unaware of the differences between the two; or even know that there are any distinctions. While the processes share similarities; an understanding of the two phrases…