Tag Archives: passive voice

Attempting to translate into another target language

Because I have quite a bit of down time this long weekend, I decided to do something I thought I would never do: attempt to translate into a language that is not my mother tongue. At first I assumed the experiment would be a total disaster. In the end, I was rather surprised with the […]

Some burning translation questions…

Last week, a Montreal-based communications firm contacted me to translate a short Spanish text into English—my first Spanish project of the year! Once I completed a draft, I sent it to a fellow colleague for revision. Before submitting the final version, I spent several moments soaking in the comments and suggestions the reviser made. By […]