Language translation mistakes

By |March 29th, 2011|

To translate well, the golden rule is always to translate into your native language. Unfortunately, some people don’t understand this, and still believe that anyone who speaks or knows a language is qualified to work in the language translation industry.

Here are some of the most common errors which appear in English to Spanish translations. I hope you find it helpful, and that you will bear these in mind, taking care not to commit them yourself.

• Names of people from a country and dates: the names of months in Spanish are written in lower case – as are the seasons […]