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Faces of Gengo: Dasa

An English to Slovak Language Specialist, Dasa has deep experience working in translation, book-editing and linguistic advisory. Read all about about her journey as a digital nomad, advice for new translators, and her top book recommendations in her interview below.   Nationality: Slovak Location: Bonn, Germany Occupation: Translator/Editor Gengo LS since: 2014 Language pair: English – …

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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, such as in Indo-European languages, we are talking about words that come from the same ...

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Faces of Gengo: Regina

An English to Bulgarian Language Specialist, Regina started her career as an IT Specialist before becoming a freelance translator. Specializing in IT and technical translations, she believes good translators need to have good writing skills in their native language. Nationality: Bulgarian Location: Sofia, Bulgaria Occupation: Freelance translator Gengo LS since: 2016 Language pair: English to ...

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Basic and magnetic marketing tools for freelance translators

This guest blog post by Tess Whitty was originally posted on Marketing Tips for Translators. One of the biggest challenges that any business faces is how to find and attract clients. You cannot help people or attract clients if they do not know your business exists. Sounds simple, but you would be surprised at just ...

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Faces of Gengo: Adell

A Valencia native, Adell is one of our English to Spanish Language Specialists as well as a musician at heart. A Master’s Degree holder in Audiovisual Translation, he believes translation is about mastering your native language. He shares his insights in this interview. Nationality: Spanish Location: Barcelona Occupation: Audiovisual translator Gengo LS since: January 2017 Language ...

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The milestones of a Gengo translator

At Gengo, every translator’s progress is important to us — whether you’re a novice translator who needs to gain more experience or a seasoned translator who appreciates having a flexible, location-independent career. We’re grateful to everyone who has contributed to our success over the years, and we’d like to recognize and reward your progress. Here ...

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Faces of Gengo: Sara

One of our freelance English to Portuguese Language Specialists, Sara, recently became a full-time mom to her beautiful daughter, Camila. Her dream of becoming her own boss motivated her to pursue a Master’s Degree in Translation and Language Services to become a professional translator. She shares her journey with us in this interview. Nationality: Portuguese ...

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