Linguistic Services

Specialist translations, transcription, interpreting, revision of foreign language texts, voice dubbing, subtitling, DTP... Alphatrad UK's language services are varied and tailored to meet your linguistic challenges. Thanks to our experienced professionals, you will benefit from a high-quality service, whatever your sector of activity and the languages involved. The great diversity of our services enables you to communicate freely in all kinds of contexts, even in the most exceptional situations, such as a multilingual videoconference with Chinese business partners.

 

How to translate an Adobe InDesign file?
Have you created content in InDesign and want to have it translated? For this type of translation, it is important to follow a few steps before sending your file to the translator.  
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Why translations and linguistic services in Catalan are important
The use of Catalan in Catalonia is very widespread, both among the population and officially in local government. This is why translations and language services in Catalan are very important.  
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Online interpreting – essential advantages
As a result of the Coronavirus crisis, video conferencing has noticeably gained in importance, particularly with regards to online interpreting, also known as distance interpreting, which is being used more and more by companies. This type of interpreting offers an effective and fast alternative for your multilingual exchanges. Here is an overview of the main advantages.  
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differences between translation and transcreation
Translation and transcreation are two methods of translating content from a source language into a target language. Both methods are characterised by specific features that meet different objectives. Here is an overview of the main differences between translation and transcreation,   Translation Translation consists of the conversion of text or audio content. The translator concentrates on the translation of words and generally ignores subtle nuances contained in the original to be translated.
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Consider telephone or video remote interpreting with Chinese business partners
As with all relationships, business partnerships are built on trust and mutual appreciation. Even if all those involved come from the same cultural background, this is not always easy and for business partners from different cultures, small misunderstandings are inevitable. There are quite big differences between the Chinese and European cultures and the way differences are handled can determine the success of the negotiations.
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Why hire a voice-over agency
Dubbing in foreign languages including prior translation of the voice-over artist's texts is nowadays required for many types of audio material, especially for business communication. Using a voice-over agency to produce multilingual recordings offers considerable advantages, including excellent sound quality and the individual attention of professionals.  
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Characteristics of the Professional Voice-Over Artist
Below you will find an overview of the most important skills and abilities that a professional voice-over artist needs to have.   Perfect diction The first essential characteristic a voice-over artist has to acquire relates to voice and diction: They need to be able to give clear precise instructions while still retaining natural articulation, regardless of the type and content of the sound recording.
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french voice over agency
For a company who is launching a product globally, there are many considerations to make such as the importing of the item, the localisation of staff, and the legalities of the country or countries being dealt with on a day-to-day basis. One important area to consider however; is the language used for instructional videos which now often accompany product launches, particularly when tied in with the use of social media for content marketing purposes.  
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The main advantages of telephone interpreting
Globalisation has become commonplace in many areas of life. In the business world in particular, contacts are spread all over the globe and communication with customers, suppliers, and business partners takes place via different channels. Direct conversation, however, still plays the most important role, because it enables you to make basic arrangements or clarify complex relationships quickly without roundabout communication or waiting for important answers.
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Interview transcription made easy: guidance & tips
Nowadays, interview recordings are transcribed for very different purposes. They are used to support the theories of bachelor or master theses, are written down for social media, or are used as subtitles. If the quality of the recording is good, this makes subsequently transcribing the dialogue much easier and thus noticeably lowers the costs, whereas a poor quality recording requires considerably more effort to transcribe, which of course costs more time and money.  
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