data analysis, market research, meeting
22
September

The Specialist Skills Required for Market Research Translation

Translation work requires much more than simply an ability to write and understand two different languages and is a skill that can take years to master. Most translators will choose to specialise in one particular field to hone their skills. When working on the translation of market research projects, the skills and qualities required are  […]

Oktoberfest. Munich, Parade, Horse
15
September

Exploring the History behind Oktoberfest

What springs to mind when you think about Oktoberfest? Drinking German beer is often what many people associate with this festival! However, did you know that Oktoberfest is actually a traditional German celebration that goes back to 1810? This week eSense Translations, explore the history behind this popular festival.   Over the past few years,  […]

writing, content, translation, desktop, editing
8
September

Translation: Getting the Best Results from your Language Service Provider

Translating your content into the local language of your target market is a proven way of attracting more interest in your products and services. As a language service provider, eSense Translations will always work to ensure you receive the best results possible for your translation; however there are certain things you can also do when  […]

languages, language learning
1
September

The pros and cons of language learning apps

As we enter September and the new academic year begins, thoughts begin to turn to study again. And if you’re looking for a new challenge, then what better one than to learn a new language. With today’s world becoming more closely connected due to our online activity, being able to speak another language is more  […]

communication, culture, people
25
August

How differences in culture lead to miscommunication

Did you know that in the Japanese culture they rarely use the word ‘no’? Consider what this means for businesses and organisations who are looking to communicate with Japanese people, but don’t have an understanding of this etiquette. eSense Translations explores some of the important differences in communication between cultures and how this can affect  […]

African people, African languages
18
August

Exploring African languages spoken in the U.K.

In our previous blog, looking at languages spoken in the U.K., eSense Translations discussed how there is surprisingly little data on the range of languages spoken in our country. However, at eSense Translations, we are very aware of the diversity, as we work with people, who speak a range of different languages, every day. In  […]

Words, language, dictionary
11
August

English Words We’re Not Always Using Correctly

Let’s be honest here. English is a very confusing and complicated language. There are different rules for all kinds of words and phrases, and even people who are born and raised in England can find grasping the language to be difficult. eSense Translations takes a look at some of the words that people commonly use,  […]

people, cultural diversity,
4
August

Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Cultural diversity can refer to any differences in race, religion, sex, ethnicity, age, ability, socio-economic status, sexual orientation or language. In today’s world of political correctness, we are taught to value the differences between us and not discriminate against one another. However, it should not simply be this obligation to be politically correct that drives  […]

language, German, bilingual
28
July

5 additional benefits to learning a new language

When you first decide to learn a new language, it may be for practical reasons, i.e. needing to speak the language when travelling abroad, or for recreational reasons with an interest in the language, culture and country. However, here at eSense Translations, we would like to share some additional benefits you could gain by spending  […]

Chinese, Chinese characters, Chinese books
7
July

9 interesting facts about the Chinese language

With Mandarin Chinese being the most widely spoken language in the world, this week eSense Translations shares 9 interesting facts that may intrigue you about this language that is shared by so many people.   Mandarin Chinese takes the top spot as the world’s most spoken language mainly due to the huge number of native  […]