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Specialist translators – why bother?

Specialist translators – why bother?

The team of translators at MTT are specialists in their chosen fields - why is this important to you the customer?

A specialist will have in-depth knowledge, qualifications and often relevant… Continue Reading »

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Film studio and video services – with or without translation, the choice is yours

Film studio and video services – with or without translation, the choice is yours

We’re lucky at MTT to have a fully fitted out film studio on site, with full production services, green screen, 3D suite, voiceover and subtitling facilities.

Whether you’re looking to produc… Continue Reading »

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Speak my language

Speak my language

We know that not everyone speaks English - at least, not well enough to make an informed decision on technical details, or commercial negotiations.

They may be fine with day to day chat or h… Continue Reading »

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Ten top tips for getting the best translation

Ten top tips for getting the best translation
  1. Allow enough time – rush jobs are rushed. Allow at least a day per 2000 words of original text if at all possible.
  1. Typeset documents need to be properly checked – word breaks nee… Continue Reading »
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The great divide

The great divide

The great divide - US v UK English on the sports field

Unsurprisingly perhaps, there is a minefield of problems awaiting the unwary sports translator.

Not only do we have a variety of diff… Continue Reading »

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We've moved!

We've moved!

We are now settling in following our move to the Europa Building on the Hoo Farm Industrial Estate in Kidderminster. Our move sees us join with a bigger group of companies in one building, inclu… Continue Reading »

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International awareness - more important than speaking a language?

International awareness - more important than speaking a language?

A booklet dropped through our letterbox recently from HSBC. Inside were quotes and articles, statistics and pie charts concerning international trade, with a  particular emphasis on mid-sized co… Continue Reading »

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Our number one FAQ – how do we monitor quality?

Our number one FAQ – how do we monitor quality?

This has to be one of the most popular questions that we get asked – and it’s obviously one that is key to our company’s success.

One of the first jobs we do in January each year is look at o… Continue Reading »

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Think before you write....

Think before you write....

If you ever get the chance to write a document you know is going to be translated, take a few moments before you put pen to paper.

 

A few minutes spent thinking about how to write your te… Continue Reading »

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Separated by a common language

Separated by a common language

The phrase above is part of a quotation attributed to playwright George Bernard Shaw, which describes the differences between British and American English. When requesting translation services, … Continue Reading »

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