Tag: chinese

What Is Shanghainese?

What Is Shanghainese?

[ 0 ] September 20, 2016 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Shanghainese, also known as the Hu language as well as the Shanghai language, is actually a dialect of Wu Chinese spoken in Shanghai and neighboring areas. Sometimes, when discussing the Shanghai language in English, it is used to mean ALL Wu dialects, but linguistically this isn’t the case. It is, to be […]

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Translating Chinese Social Media

Translating Chinese Social Media

By Sarah-Claire Jordan China has been the largest country in terms of population for a long time now, and shows no sign of slowing down in that sector. With so many people living in a country that excels in technology and manufacturing, it just makes sense that a large majority of the population would be […]

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Best International Business Languages

Best International Business Languages

By Sarah-Claire Jordan This is an age of connectedness, with technology bridging cultural gaps that have existed for centuries, language and communication have become more important than ever before. It’s not enough to simply know a bit about another culture or language in the world of business now. However, so many countries are connected now […]

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Top Five Trending Online Languages

Top Five Trending Online Languages

May 25, 2016 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Google has recently released some very important data regarding what languages are the most popular in terms of Google Translate. A few of them are ones that everyone would expect to see on a list of trending online languages, but there are some missing that most would think of as trending, and […]

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Translating Audio Into Chinese

Translating Audio Into Chinese

By Sarah-Claire Jordan China and other Chinese-speaking areas, like Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore, are huge centers for international businesses and investments in general. The Chinese-speaking market in the world is an untapped source of a huge amount of business for many companies, and they want to see what they should do in order to […]

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Manufacturing and the Translation Industry

Manufacturing and the Translation Industry

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Possibly the only thing you can think of that links manufacturing with translation is the variety of languages the instructions for some products are written in. This is a highly globalized world that we live in right now, however, so get ready to see a lot less of that and a lot […]

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Controversy in Hong Kong Over Simplified Chinese

Controversy in Hong Kong Over Simplified Chinese

[ 0 ] March 31, 2016 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Hong Kong has long had a culture distinct from that of mainland China, but something has happened recently that has made something come bubbling up to the surface. On a Hong Kong news channel, TVB, subtitles for a news show in Mandarin Chinese were not in the usual traditional Chinese and were instead […]

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Three Things You Didn’t Know About Mandarin Chinese

Three Things You Didn’t Know About Mandarin Chinese

[ 0 ] March 16, 2016 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Mandarin Chinese is probably what most of us think of when we think about what language is spoken in the world’s largest country in terms of population. As a country, the U.S. has also been exposed to Cantonese, but Mandarin continues to be a synonym for the Chinese language, though there is […]

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