International Translation Day 2021
“A translator is to be like his author; it is not his business to excel him.”
This day is observed on 30th of September. Each year this day is being celebrated to make people aware about professionals who are working towards languages and also to pay tribute to them.
This day was celebrated in the year 1953. The International Federation of Translators (FIT) promotes the celebration of this day.
A theme for celebrating this day is decided every year as we all know that professional translators play and Vital role towards bringing Nation together giving contribution to development and also to provide peace and security in the nation this day is very important because as we all got to know about professions languages and many other things this day is celebrated in a very unique way each year.
CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL TRANSLATION DAY
The international translation day is a very important day for everyone. As the translation of languages is very important to know the cultures of other countries. Here we have mentioned some ways which will help you to celebrate this day.
- You should attend any event related to this day around you.
- You can buy a dictionary.
- You should have a translation book.
- You can make a donation for this day.
- Help the small organizations who are working for translation.
- You should subscribe or follow some good translators and their pages for their popularity.
- Use social media for making people and your friends aware about this day.
- You can share a post or letter to the company that promotes this day and translation.
- Improve your knowledge and learn something about translation and its importance.
THEMES OF INTERNATIONAL TRANSLATION DAY
“Not everyone who knows how to write can be a writer. Not everyone who knows two languages can be a translator.”
|2016||Translation and Interpreting: Connecting worlds.|
|2017||Translation and Indigenous Languages.|
|2018||Translation: Promoting Cultural Heritage in Changing Times.|
|2019||Translation and Indigenous Languages.|
|2020||Translation and Indigenous Languages.|
TYPES OF TRANSLATION
Translation is of different types. It is different for different fields. We should know about the types of translation. Here we have mentioned some of them for you.
- Technical translation.
- Scientific translation.
- Legal translation.
- Financial translation.
- Judicial translation.
- Juridical l translation.
- Certified translation.
- Literary translation.
The technical translation is about understanding manuals, instructions leaflets, internal notes, medical translation, financial reports, minutes of proceedings, administrative terms in general. It requires a great knowledge of technology and translation.
Scientific translation all about understanding articles, theses, papers, congress booklets, conference presentations, study reports etc. this is used to deal with all these things.
This is used for legal works and documentations. The documents such as registration certificates, corporate statutes and remittance drafts, technical documents,etc come under legal translation.
Financial translation is used for financial or business work. It is used for understanding or explaining the company’s annual accounts, annual reports, financial statements, financial contracts, financing packages,etc.
Judicial translation is related to the legal work in the courtroom. it includes letters rogatory, minutes of proceedings, judgements, expert opinions, deposition, minutes of interrogation sessions etc.
Juridical translation is all about binding of documentation such as regulations and decrees; general sales and purchase conditions. The legal binding includes labor license and commercial contracts, partnership agreements, accords, protocols and conventions; internal regulations; insurance policies; and bail assurance,etc.
This is used for legal works in certification of documents. The certificates are given to anyone such as civil status documentation, marital agreements, divorce settlements, deceases, and wills,etc are included in certified translation.
Literary translation is used for literature works,such as books,textbooks,novels,etc. This type of translation is very complicated than the others. It needs very much knowledge for this. The translator needs to work on the behind a word or a phrase, there lie a number of connotations. This is not that easy.
The translation study is the knowledge of theory, description, and application of translation. This study is very beneficial for the student and others. The translators’ study will help the students to get a job in the translation field. The translation skills are the need of this generation. The translator’s job is a great earning job.
BENEFITS OF TRANSLATION STUDY
There are many benefits of translation studies. Here we have mentioned some of them for you, which will help you know the importance of this.
- Not everyone knows or speaks all languages.
- The tourists and other foreign companies need a translator for their meetings and other work.
- It is good for business.
- Every company wants to spread itself in the world and it needs a translator to deal with the other countries.
- It is a good source of spreading information and ideas on an international level.
- It helps you to explore yourself and the other languages.
POPULAR TRANSLATION APPLICATIONS
Today’s era is all about technology and applications. There are many applications which are used for translation purposes. Here we have listed some of them for you.
- iTranslate Voice 3
- Google Translate
- Say Hi
- Text Grabber
- Microsoft Translator
iTRANSLATE VOICE 3:
This is a magical application. This application is used for voice to voice translation. If you will speak on your phone then this app will translate the sentence and speak it in 42 different languages.
This is the best translation service in the world. This application has a type translation service for your phone. It can translate over 103 languages.
This application does not need you to write anything. You just have to speak the text on your phone. The application will automatically translate the sentence and you can send that text to your friends or others. This app can translate around 90 languages.
Text grabber application is a great application which allows you to point your phone camera on any inscrutable text in front of you, and instantly translates it, in any language you want.
This application can translate the sentence you speak,you write or you take a picture of any text. This is the most versatile option on the market. This is a great application and helpful for on-the-go travellers.
TIME TAKEN FOR TRANSLATION BY HUMANS
The translators or expert translators take some time to translate a word or sentence. You want to know how much time a translator takes to translate a word,a sentence or thousand words or more than that? Here we have made a list of that for you.
- For translating up to 1000 words a translator takes at least 1-2 days translation time.
- Translating 1000 – 3000 words translator takes 2-3 days.
- For Translating 3000 – 5000 words a translator takes 3-4 days.
- For Translating 5000 – 10000 words a translator takes 4-6 days.
- For Translating 10,000-15000 words a translator takes 6-9 days.
“The first rule of translation: make sure you know at least one of the bloody languages!”
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Happy International Translation Day 2021