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Lying in another language        

Lying in Another language


Paul, Language Trainers | JULY. 15, 2015, 5:30 PM

Are you good at telling when others are lying? Maybe they start speaking quickly, or stumble over their words, or avoid making eye contact. But what about their use of pronouns like “I” or “me”? Or the rise and fall of their voices? Indeed, studies have shown that the true signs that somebody is lying aren’t always what you would expect. ...


Starting your own business        

Starting your own business? Insight into this life-changing decision


FINVERBUS Translations | DEC. 23, 2014, 3:30 PM

Have you reached a moment in your life where you want to make your dreams come true and set up your own business? What could be better than being your own boss, an independent and successful company owner? Many people want to stop working for others and dream of opening their own business, whether it is an online shop, a marketing or a consulting company. But what does it actually take to set up and run your own company? ...


How to define mother tongue        

How to Define Mother Tongue


FINVERBUS Translations | APR. 11 2014, 3:30 PM

Terms that frequently get tossed around in the language industry are “native language” and “mother tongue”. Yet what exactly do these terms imply? For some, a mother tongue is exactly that: the language your mother spoke when you were growing up and thus, the language you are expected to speak most fluently. ...


A successfull application for translators        

Translator Tips: A Successful Application


FINVERBUS Translations | SEP. 25, 2013, 3:30 PM

One of the most common questions posed by translators is how to get new clients. This question covers more than just new clients: it is about getting good clients who value your work, offer translator-friendly terms and are pleasant to work with. In other words, everything you would want from the perfect client ...


The art of translation, why quality matters  

Why Quality Matters


FINVERBUS Translations | OCT. 25, 2013, 3:15 PM

In today’s world, there is a tendency to automatise and mass-produce. The manufacture of everything from clothes to food is becoming automatic in order to optimise production times, reduce human intervention and minimise costs. In fact, the keywords that best describe this trend could be fast, cost-effective and digital. And although these times can be exciting, we should not forget the word quality and what it means ...