marketing, marketing translation

Marketing translation: The additional expert skills required

At eSense Translations, we only use translators who are specialists in their field of translation. And there is a good reason for this decision. In order to translate content accurately and effectively, a complete and up-to-date knowledge of sector-specific vocabulary and processes is vital. When working on translating marketing copy, it could be argued that  […]


Not all technology is fighting against the translator!

In the translation industry over the last few years, there has been a lot of discussion about machine translation, and often namely Google Translate. Its progress is being watched carefully by translators across the world, whose whole approach to work may have to change the more success this technology achieves. Machine Translation or MT may  […]


Switching Suppliers: Don’t let inertia be a threat to your business!

eSense Translations’ blog this week is inspired by a client, who has experienced a significant acceleration in success, following a recent switch of supplier. This led eSense Translations to question why clients are afraid of change. Why are they happy to accept mediocrity, or worse, instead of devoting just a little time and effort into  […]

language learning, English language

Wordplay and its role in language learning

Following our post last week on proofreading and editing, in which we demonstrated how a comma could completely turn around the meaning of a sentence, this week eSense Translations would like to share some of our favourite examples of wordplay and look at why they are valuable in our learning of the English language.    […]

editing, proofreading

Proofreading and Editing: What’s the difference?

When translating a document, there are several stages taken to ensure the quality of the final piece is the best it can be. At eSense Translations, we provide proofreading by an independent linguist as standard; included with every translation piece. However, this is not just a simple spell check. What goes on behind the scenes  […]

People, cultures, languages

2019: The Year of Indigenous Languages

It is estimated that 2,680 languages are in danger of becoming extinct. Furthermore, by the turn of the century, it is claimed that at least 50 percent of the world’s current spoken languages could be lost! This is an astonishingly scary figure! Thankfully, to combat this, the United Nations have declared 2019 The Year of  […]

Europe, U.K. flags

Learning a second language: Where did the U.K. go wrong?

With Brexit looming and the future of British and European relationships uncertain, we are currently really in the spotlight, especially in Europe, but even across the world. As new negotiations are made, I wonder if our general lack of language ability is becoming a hindrance. Why are our language skills so far behind those of  […]

Chinese Mid Autumn Festival, Moon Festival

Celebrating the Moon Festival in China

On Monday 24th September, China celebrates the Moon Festival. Also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, this is one of the biggest celebrations of the year for Chinese people, second only to Chinese New Year. This week, eSense Translations explores the meaning behind it and the celebrations that take place.   The Moon Festival always takes  […]

handshake, laptop, business

Discover how translation services can benefit your business

Translation services are relevant for all businesses looking to be successful. I realise that this is quite a bold statement, but check out our blog below from eSense Translations this week and discover why this is the case and how translation is a necessity for businesses today. When I discuss our business with friends and  […]

English, books, literature

English Grammar: Is it as tricky as we claim?

English grammar is renowned for being particularly tricky. We have rules that are not consistent and spelling that doesn’t always make sense, never mind the correct use of punctuation! But how hard is it really? Is the English language really more difficult than other languages or do other languages also incite confusion from participants? This week, our  […]