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International Translation Day – 30th September 2014 – A personal viewpoint

International Translation Day – 30th September 2014 – A personal viewpoint

International Translation Day is on 30th September – it was originally set up in 1953 and it coincides with the Feast of St Jerôme, the patron saint of translators (and also librarians).

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It's not just about the manual

It's not just about the manual

Often an initial enquiry from a company will be for a technical manual to be translated to go with a product being shipped abroad. However, that’s just part of the story for some of our clients.… Continue Reading »

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Helping out our translation agency colleagues

Helping out our translation agency colleagues

MTT has recently started to offer a new service to cover for colleagues who run smaller translation agencies who would like to take a break.

If you would like to to take some time off or hav… Continue Reading »

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5 Technical Translation Traps and How to Avoid Them

5 Technical Translation Traps and How to Avoid Them

Technical translation is what we do best - so here are our top five Translation Traps and how to avoid them to help you get the best translation possible from your supplier.

Trap 1 - Thinking… Continue Reading »

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Got a project like this?

Got a project like this?

Got a project like this?

Projects we have handled

What do all these translation projects have in common?

  • The translators needed an in depth understanding of the subject field to create a document which… Continue Reading »
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What's it like being a translation project manager?

What's it like being a translation project manager?

Language students and some of our clients sometimes wonder what it’s like to be a project manager in a translation company – so here’s a brief overview of a typical day at MTT HQ.

Arrive at t… Continue Reading »

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Export week 7 – 11 April 2014

Export week  7 – 11 April 2014

It’s Export Week this week – we’re half way through and there have been great events going on up and down the country, from seminars to Facebook Q and A sessions.

We took part in a session t… Continue Reading »

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Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 3 – the Legal - Technical Agreement

Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 3 – the Legal - Technical Agreement

The client

One of our long standing clients is a major legal firm in London. They often come up with interesting files for translation with unusual or specific criteria that the translator we… Continue Reading »

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Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 2 – the Marketing Database

Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 2 – the Marketing Database

The client

A new client had a series of very large spreadsheets of marketing text for their  online shop, to be translated from English into a range of languages. Their extensive range of lei… Continue Reading »

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Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 1 – the Technical Leaflet

Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 1 – the Technical Leaflet

The client

A longstanding client asked for space to be reserved with one of our in-house translators to cope with the urgent translation of a technical leaflet for an imminent exhibition. The… Continue Reading »

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