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Multilingualism: A challenge we are happy to take on.

November 27th, 2012

TRANSLATION-PROBST Ltd. also sets great store by intercultural adaptation of its texts, because we are aware of the importance of translations that are adapted precisely to the linguistic usage and distinctive cultural features of your target group. When translating, the simple conversion of a text from its source language to the target language often leads to cultural misunderstandings. The NZZ article ‘Die Tücken der Vielsprachigkeit’ (The perils of multilingualism) illustrates the tremendous importance of intercultural adaptation in today’s globalised world. Using examples from the fields of religion and human rights, the article shows what can happen when translations do not take cultural differences into consideration. A cultural barrier can quickly arise from an attempted cultural dialogue as a result.

TRANSLATION-PROBST Ltd. also sets great store by intercultural adaptation of its texts, because we are aware of the importance of translations that are adapted precisely to the linguistic usage and distinctive cultural features of your target group.