Category: Language & culture


👑✨ Gengo’s 3 most popular translation & language articles in 2018

Curious which of our blog posts got the most attention in 2018? Take a look at Gengo’s most popular blog posts of the year.   1. Post-edited machine translation (PEMT) and the evolving role of translators Post-edited machine translation (PEMT) …



16 Best Translation & Language Influencers to Follow on Twitter

In the translation industry, there is always more to learn. Keeping up with the latest technological trends and industry standards can seem like an impossible task, especially if you’re just a beginner in the field. That’s why we at Gengo …



Japanese to English translation tips: Avoiding false cognates

Unlike translating between languages from the same family, a pitfall in Japanese to English translation is false cognates, where the target word is unmoored from its original context. Usually, when we think about false cognates within the same language family, …


language proficiency

How to maintain and improve language proficiency for your career

Learning a foreign language entails a great deal of motivation and hard work. But the next big challenge stems from maintaining language proficiency and keeping skills fresh, particularly when language is your source of income. Even when you’ve reached a …


autumn japan

Five unique Japanese traditions in autumn

As ancient and traditional as Japan is, there are a multitude of sights, sounds, and tastes associated with each season, and fall is no exception. After the oppressive heat and humidity of summer, people start opening their windows, turning off …


filipino expressions

Seven amusing Filipino expressions and how to use them

The Philippines has a rich linguistic diversity, with a total of 187 native languages and dialects and two official languages, Filipino and English. Filipino, the national lingua franca based on Tagalog, has evolved in unique ways over time. Originally spoken …


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