Tales of a newly qualified translator #2

In the second of her posts about life as a newly qualified translator, Ellen Robinson from our German Technical Translation team goes all Eats, Shoots and Leaves on us and gives an insight into the translator’s tortured mind! Eric E … Continue reading

Friday’s Translation Quotation #5

Translation is the circulatory system of the world’s literatures. Susan Sontag Steve Bowbrick via Compfight   Steve Bowbrick via Compfight  

Relax! Your Project Is In Good Hands

            What are your options when you need a technical, legal, financial, medical, marketing, or text of another genre translated into another language? A first question you might ask is whether to use a freelance … Continue reading

Friday’s Translation Quotation #4

The process of translating comprises in its essence the whole secret of human understanding of the world and of social communication. Hans Georg Gadamer  

STAR Transit NXT Evolution

Transit NXT Evolution  from Service Pack 0  to Service Pack 6 Released in April 2009, Transit NXT has undergone a lot of development and has been enhanced in a variety of ways. Here we take a look in detail at … Continue reading

Translating From Home

Today’s blog post comes from our French translator Alastair Chamberlain. Al has been working from home since 2006 so he’s something of an authority of the ups and downs of being an in-house translator working in his own house! nebojsa … Continue reading

Friday Translation Quotation

This week our translation quotation comes from the venerable Nelson Mandela: If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language – that goes to … Continue reading

STAR UK’s Facebook Page

Fancy a cup of tea? Recently, we have increased our Facebook activity, and would like to invite you to join us there,  whether you’re a customer,  a member of the STAR UK team,  a freelance translator, a STAR colleague, or … Continue reading

Friday’s Translation Quotation #2

This week’s translation quotation is from the wonderfully named John Millington Synge: “A translation is no translation, he said, unless it will give you the music of a poem along with the words of it.”