Translation

Quiltspeak Exhibit

Quiltspeak Exhibit

One of the clients we recently had the pleasure of working for was the North Carolina Museum of History. We have translated text and signage for them numerous times, but for this exhibit we were able to provide audio as well. Visitors can scan a QR code next to the...
Animal Sounds Around the World

Animal Sounds Around the World

Quaak-Quaak?   What animal says ‘quaak‘? – Hint: it is not misspelling of the noise ducks make. In Germany, it is the frog that makes the ‘quaak’ sound, and not any kind of bird at all. We sometimes joke that animals are speaking...
Poetry in Translation

Poetry in Translation

  As translators and interpreters we aim to render meaning as faithfully as possible. Every field of translation has its difficulties. Technical, field-specific language must be mastered before working in those areas. Company slogans can go badly wrong. Likewise,...
New Year – New Words!

New Year – New Words!

As anyone who works in language communication knows, vocabularies are constantly evolving. The Oxford English Dictionary adds about 1,000 new words to its annals each year. And those are just the words that are used widely enough to include! Words are often in use for...
September 30 – International Translation Day

September 30 – International Translation Day

Welcome to the new website and blog for Bilingual Communications! We are proud and excited about the new look. We chose to launch this blog in conjunction with the global celebration of International Translation day. The UN designated September 30th as International...