Having a strong fluency in the source and target languages
A legal translator is expected to know both languagesfront and back especially the legal terms used in each. This expertise helps the language professional prepare an accurately translated document that makes sense to the reader. The best way to do this is to ensure that the legal expressions tell the reader the same thing.
Translating legally binding contracts into multiple languages
Extra care must be taken when translating paper-based or digital documents and contracts into more than one language. Each document needs to be checked and re-checked for language accuracy and preservation of meaning by various translators, editors, and proofreaders to ensure that the document does what it is supposed to do.
Adhering to a deadline that takes into account many factors
Legal documents receive certified translationto be used for several purposes and that often means that the document, paper-based or a digital file, has to be translated, certified, and ready to be used by a certain date.
Ensuring that the legal document is recognizable in court
Different countries, provinces, or states might have varying legal systems and require legal documents to have a Legal Translation Agency, especially if the document is evidential. This is why it is important to keep the format of any legal document consistent as well as being familiar with the legal document certification requirements of the intended facility.
Translating files documenting e-commerce disputes between foreign business partners
According to The Economist, the number of yearly e-commerce disputes worldwide is about 750 stressing the role of an experienced translator. E-commercebusiness professionals are expected to make an even greater number oflegal translation requests on a regular basis due to the likelihood of attracting foreign customers online.
Avoiding any spelling and grammar errors is often impossible
Like everyone, legal translators might make slight spelling errors or overlook using the correct form of a verb from time to time. To avoid this, these professionals translate legal documents first thing in the morning then send the translated legal files, whether originally paper-based or digital, to another team member for review and editing
Desktop Publishing (DTP), sometimes called typesetting, is one of the language services clients are choosing more often in 2019 and is predicted to remain strong for years to come. DTP refers to a method of creating digital forms of traditionally printed materials, like newsletters and magazines to make it easier to communicate new information with your audience. Businesses are making greater use of the versatile service to save effort, time, and money in more ways in 2019 and in upcoming years. The following are just 8 of the many ways your business can benefit from this service regardless of its industry, location, language, target audience, or size.
Common Ways to Use DTP
1. Talk to email subscribers and potential clients
Use desktop publishing strategies as an informative means that lets you send newsletters, brochures, magazines and flyers that communicate to your email subscribers.
Whether you are giving a one-time workshop about publishing e-books or a 4-week online course about business marketing, giving students certificates of completion gives them material evidence of their accomplishment. Depending on your translated language, the certificate can be developed in RTL typesetting or LTR typesetting formats.
3. Save time and money Getting printed or digital magazines, business cards, pamphlets, and marketing materials
made by an experienced LSP can save you up to half the cost of traditional printing and doesn’t require more than a phone call or two. Livewire predicts an increasing need for quality DTP for business websites and business marketing across industries.
4. Social Media Campaigns
Since visuals accompanied by attention-grabbing relevant text (in the appropriate target language) have been shown to get more hits, DTP graphics can make any social media campaign better and more likely to grab the attention of potential customers and clients.
5. Developing legal documents DTP is essential for creating customized legal documents
like agreements and contracts and makes publishing these documents in a translated language easier. A DTP professional would create the customized page layout you need and insert the translated language.
6. In-House correspondence material
Regardless of the size or location of your company, you need to hire employees and correspond with them regularly. DTP services offer you a chance to customize RTL or LTR language templates, hiring forms, job applications, memos, meeting minutes, planners, universal letterhead and so much more that will give your company a more professional image.
7. Customize uniform designs
The best thing about desktop publishing is that it allows you to design anything in any language you choose. An expert language service agency can create customized uniform logos or designs relevant to your business in the language of your choice.
8. Training materials
A language service provider (LSP) that offers desktop publishing and typesetting services can take work manuals, guides or workbooks written in one language and translate them into your target language while keeping the existing format and graphic designs.
DTP professionals at The TransHome have years of experience using various desktop publishing and translation software that is compatible with Windows and Mac platforms. These programs including:
Compatible Translation Software:
We have language specialists who can translate your content into more than 120 languages for any DTP project you need. These language professionals work closely with your assigned project manager to produce quality DTP projects within your required timeframe. You are free to review your project and request any alterations you feel are needed. We understand that sometimes a new idea might come to you after you put in your order. For major alterations, we have set up a complete customer services department and sales department and have several project managers each with a different field of experience to assign to your projects accordingly.
Use Commas and Connecting Words to Separate Multiple Nouns
➢ When writing about several things, people, places, or events (nouns) in the same sentence, make sure you use correct punctuation, like commas, and conjunctions, like and, to encourage reading comprehension.
➢ Sentences should have less than 20 words and convey a complete idea.
Synonyms Should be Used to Help Explain Difficult Words
➢ Use synonyms, or words with the same meaning, to make your content easier to understand not more wordy.
Pay Attention to Word Order
➢ Word order is one of the factors that can make or break a sentence’s grammar. Pay close attention when writing descriptions about things, people, places or happenings.
Replace Culturally-Specific Words with Facts
➢ A certain culture may interpret expressions, idioms, and emotion words differently than what you originally intended; it is safer to avoid these.
Know How the New Language Expresses Dates, Numbers, and Other Style-Specific Content
➢ Even when writing in English, keep a style guide on hand in the new language to reference things like a month, day, and year order in the date or how it expresses its currency.
Being Too Concise Can Also Hurt Your Meaning
➢ Make sure that the ideas in your sentences are explained clearly in as few words as possible, but realize that you might have to use connection words to flesh out your sentences to help the reader understand what you mean.
Choose Simplicity as Much as Possible
➢ Phrasal verbs should only be used when they add to the meaning of the sentence, otherwise, you should replace the verb+adverb phrase with a single word.
Use Active Voice Rather Than Passive Voice Whenever Possible
➢ Writing “He quickly found the article” reads better than “The article was quickly found by him” even though both sentences are technically grammatically correct.