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Whether you are working on an internationalisation project, setting up a business abroad, or exporting to the global market, being able to communicate without language barriers is crucial. This is why, whatever your field of activity (medical, financial, legal, industrial, marketing etc.), Optilingua will ensure that you benefit from the services of a specialist translator, who translates into their mother tongue. Our translation, interpreting and other language services are available in more than 100 languages, from the rarest to the most widely spoken languages in the world.

Newsletter and Emailing translation: why is it important?
By Frédéric Ibanez, Marketing Translation Services
As a high-impact promotional tool, emailing is one of the key marketing activities for companies in all sectors. To maximise the impact of this content and extend your offering to international markets, emailing translation is a major asset. Here's an overview of why you should have your emailing campaigns translated.  
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How do I translate voice messages?
By Frédéric Ibanez, Linguistic Services
Travelling abroad, communicating with international partners, recording medical voice notes... translating voice messages is needed in many situations. Between voice translation applications (apps), online translation platforms and the services of a professional translator, discover the solutions you need to translate voice messages, and their advantages and disadvantages.  
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Interpretation vs translation: similarities and differences
By Frédéric Ibanez, Professional Interpreting Services
Interpreting and translation are two professions that form part of the vast field of multilingual communication. But what are their similarities and what sets them apart? Here we will look at these two linguistic disciplines, which are indispensable in many situations.  
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Focus on machine translation post-editing (MTPE)
By Frédéric Ibanez, Specialized Business Translations
It is estimated that around 79% of translators offered proofreading and correction services, including post-editing of machine translations, in 2022. This post-editing work consists of a professional review of content generated by artificial intelligence. Find out how MTPE works, its advantages, rates and specific features.  
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How do I find an official translator?
By Frédéric Ibanez, Specialized Business Translations
Among the many types of translators, the official translator (also known as a sworn or certified translator) occupies a special place. They are experts whose documents have indisputable legal validity. But how do you find these translation professionals and when should you use them? Here you will find some answers on the subject of official translation.  
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Facts about International Translation Day
By Frédéric Ibanez, Business News
International Translation Day on 30 September celebrates the work of the professionals who dedicate themselves to this important task, promoting dialogue and understanding between cultures. This year marks 32 years since this day was first celebrated at the initiative of the International Federation of Translators (FIT). For this reason, we would like to take this opportunity to share some interesting facts about Translation Day.  
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Evolution of the Spanish language
By Frédéric Ibanez, Business News
According to the Cervantes Institute, almost 500 million people currently have Spanish as their mother tongue, making it the most widely spoken language in the world after Mandarin Chinese. Learn more in this article about the evolution of the Spanish language.   People who have contributed to the evolution of the Spanish language Let's take a look at three people who have made a special contribution to the evolution of the Spanish language throughout history:
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Languages spoken in Belgium: an overview
By Frédéric Ibanez, Business News
Belgium is the political beating heart of Europe and the country has several official and spoken languages. More than half of Belgians are bilingual. Why is that? Find out why multilingualism is a major asset in Belgium. In this article we answer these questions and look at the relationships between the different languages spoken in Belgium.  
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Interesting facts about Denmark and the Danish language
By Frédéric Ibanez, Business News
Denmark borders Germany to the south and is separated from Sweden and Norway by the Skagerrak to the north and the Kattegat to the northeast. Although the Skagerrak in Denmark is clearly considered to be part of the North Sea, the Kattegat traditionally in Scandinavia is not really attributed to the Baltic or North Sea.
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Apostille or legalisation of documents: Everything you need to know
By Frédéric Ibanez, Business News
If you would like to have a document or certificate that was issued abroad legalised or apostilled and are wondering how to proceed, read on. We tell you everything you need to know about legalising a foreign document and discuss the most important steps you should take.  
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