Translator’s Issues (1)

I receive from time to time critics from clients meaning that the target text isn't close enough to the source text. It is indeed rather hard to determine how much latitude translators have in rephrasing a sentence. In the last few months, I started selecting segments of my own translations which I consider could be [...]

By |November 7th, 2018|English, Non classé|0 Comments


Translators usually compile technical terms into glossaries in order to facilitate and bring accuracy to their job. Glossaries can be bilingual or multilingual. A glossary is composed of one entry for the source language and one for each target language. You will find additional entries corresponding to the definition of the term, to the sources [...]

By |October 1st, 2018|English, Non classé|0 Comments

Teambuilding With Freelancers

Translation is a very competitive business. Globalisation and the internet has increased the demand for translation, but also facilitated outsourcing at the same time. Many translators I work with live in South America or South Asia, enjoying better living standards than in Europe or in the US. For a project manager, this appears to be [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|English, Non classé|0 Comments

Your Translation Service in Vienna

Le Loup Translations moved to the 17th district of Vienna, Austria. We now answer to your translation needs at the following address: Zeillergasse 38/9-10 1170 Vienna, Austria. Your Le Loup Translations Team

By |May 12th, 2016|English|0 Comments

Translation Memories Management

The management of translation memories is of prime importance in the field of technical translation. What is a translation memory? This is a basic data which can be summarized in a simple table with two inputs. It simply consists of two columns: one for the source language , and a second one with the translation [...]

By |May 12th, 2016|English|0 Comments

Wage increases would not be bad for Europe!m

The recent peremptory statement of the President of the European Central Bank (ECB) on the increase of wages (“the worst thing to do at the present moment”) illustrates the point at which the “TINA” (there is no alternative) mentality came into being in European economic circles. Therefore, there would only be one way to exit [...]

By |May 19th, 2011|English|0 Comments

Tax cuts stimulate growth? No they don’t.

George Bush the Elder (pictured) described the idea as Voo-Doo Economics, but like other too-good-to-be-true patent remedies, the idea that tax cuts for business stimulate investment and growth just won’t die. Over the past 30 years economists have researched and debated the case for tax cuts and generally concluded that the empirical evidence doesn’t support [...]

By |May 3rd, 2011|English|0 Comments

Sudan and Oil Politics

With the Sudanese referendum this week, Nnimmo Bassey looks back at Nigeria’s civil war in 1967, what is at stake for South Sudan and the role of oil in the region. As Sudanese vote this week on staying as one nation or becoming two, my mind goes back to when civil war broke out in [...]

By |May 2nd, 2011|English|0 Comments