Sticks and Squirrels: the Chinese method of multiplication

As we know, being “good in maths” is something of a talent some people possess. For some, mathematics is easy to understand and for others, it is a real nightmare!…

Lost in translation in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

With the upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2020 this summer, Tokyo is facing a lot of problems, and solutions for them must be found and implemented sooner rather than later. Some of…

Our heroes of the month are our colleagues and all the translators in China!

We all hear a lot about this topic on the News, and it has gotten almost everywhere — coronavirus is a fact all over the world. The red dots on…

Does an ear for music help for language learning?

One of my favourite comparisons, when I talk about Asian languages, is that they sound like a piece of wonderful foreign music. And then I started thinking about it for…

3 Gold Coins, a Leprechaun and Desktop Publishing

A short little man with curly red hair and a long scrappy beard stood behind David who was slouched in a strange uncomfortable position in his chair, steady at work.…

Valentine’s Day and the Importance of Telling the Story of our Culture

Cindy bolted over to Han’s backpack and placed a sticker on one of its straps and then hurried back to her seat. Do you know someone from another country, and…

Our Top 5 Pig Recipes for Chinese New Year 2019

We went ahead and put together 5 of our favorite Chinese New Year dishes. But we didn’t stop there, we also added some suggestions to try along with them. Some…

How to Build Stronger Relationships and Grow as a Company: Part 1

“It’s the collaboration of the many that makes a company a strong force.” We all know how important it is for us to have good relationships with the people we…

David’s Christmas Adventure and how a translation saved the day

After hearing the noise and eventually realizing what had happened to that poor little helper who had to be scraped off of the wall – Mrs. Claus shook her head…

A mouse, a spaceship and the English to Korean translation

“On a dark stormy night, the rain was beating down heavy and thunder was rumbling through the sky.” David was working late (which is usual for project managers actually). Just…