Posts by Laura Fernández Calzada

10 one-of-a-kind German words that we should definitely have in English

German is an extremely rich language, especially in terms of vocabulary. Its word creation process, based on the addition of...

16 Spanish words often used in English

Since travel exists, languages have interacted with each other. Nowadays, in our diverse society, it’s difficult to tell the origins...

Why machine translation isn’t enough

Lately, machine translation has given us a lot to talk about. New inventions, improvements in the applications we already know…...

MORE Spanish expressions that are nonsensical when translated literally

Professional translators need to pay attention to every single detail of the source text… especially if such text includes regional...

5 translation mistakes with serious consequences

When it comes to important matters, the slightest translation error can have dramatic consequences. For a translator, knowing how to communicate the...