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Winner of I Translate Competition Round 3: Rodrigo Gaion de Oliveira

The holiday season has ended, and so has round 3 of the I Translate competition. This round of competition, inspired by the spirit of the season, asked contestants to complete the sentence “It’s more than just translation, it’s…” The contest was open to all who appreciate translation and we saw some very passion-filled, creative responses. […]

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Winner of I Translate Competition Round 2: Siqi Zhu (a.k.a. Juice Zhu)

Round 2 of the I Translate campaign has officially closed. For this Halloween inspired round of competition, we asked respondents to answer the question “What’s the scariest thing that would happen in a world without linguists?” The contest was open to linguists and to those who understand and appreciate the importance of translation. Our winner […]

I Translate: Can All Argentinians Dance Tango?

As our I Translate initiative continues, we’d like to introduce you to Marina Ilari, a Spanish translator from Argentina. Always smiling and vibrant, Marina helps us debunk the biggest stereotypes: are Argentinians self-centered, and do all Argentinians really know how to dance the tango? She also tells us how translation allows her to connect with […]

I Translate: Are All Norwegians Blonde, Tall, and Strong?

Our video series featuring CSOFT’s linguists continues with an interview with Erling Dugan. A Norwegian Linguist with over 20 years of experience, Dugan talks about the stereotypes of Norwegians being blonde and tall, and Norwegian names being too difficult to pronounce. He also tells us the one question you shouldn’t ask Norwegian people because it’s […]

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I Translate: Portugal – 95% Mustaches, 5% Bakeries?

Today, we are excited to share some exciting insights from one of our extremely talented in-house translators from Portugal, Liliana Silva. Translating from Portuguese, a day in the life of Liliana is by no means typical; her life is a constant whirlwind of changes depending on the work she has. In today’s video, you’ll hear […]

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I Translate: Are Chinese People Really That Good at Ping Pong?

As a global organization specializing in the localization and translation market, we have in-house translators that speak a variety of languages. Today we’ll introduce you to our very own Wenlei Qu, a Chinese Linguist here at CSOFT international. We will once again be breaking down some stereotypes about Chinese people with our expert from Qingdao. The […]

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I Translate: Do Brazilians have pet monkeys?

As a global organization specializing in the localization and translation market, we have in-house translators that speak a variety of languages. Today we’ll introduce you to Andresa Medeiros, a Brazilian Portuguese Linguist here at CSOFT international. We will be discussing Brazilians tardiness, if the people are really as patriotic as we believe, as well as hearing a […]

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I Translate: Are Lithuanians REALLY Required to Love Basketball?

As a global organization specializing in the localization and translation market, we have in-house translators that speak a variety of languages. Are Lithuanians really required to love basketball? Today we’ll introduce you to Edvardas Chmieliauskas, a global resources coordinator hailing from Lithuania. Although his workload is not just specifically translation focused, his experiences with language […]