Crucial Questions You Need to Ask Before Hiring a Translation Service

Translating marketing copies from one language to another has become mainstream ever since a lot of companies decided to expand their operation overseas. Considering the ease of communication and file transfer through the internet, even startup businesses are encouraged to test the waters in foreign lands to see if their planned venture has any potential […]

Is Pursuing a Career in Translation Worth It?

Is there a future in a full-time translator career? Wouldn’t digitalization be a better alternative? How long will the translation industry last? These, among a couple of more questions, are among the major concerns both by practicing translators and aspiring professionals who are highly competent in what they do but are bombarded by the potential […]

The “X” in Christmas

“Merry Xmas!” Are you one of those people who frown when the abbreviation Xmas is used instead of the word Christmas as you somehow believe that using such abbreviation is taking Christ out of Christmas, literally and figuratively? Surprisingly, there is nothing wrong in using Xmas as it turns out that the word itself has […]

Celebrating Christmas Around the World

It’s the last month of the year and for most people around the world, it means only one thing: CHRISTMAS! Let’s take a look at some of the more unconventional ways people from around the world celebrate this festive occasion. Merry Christmas!—Australia While the common notion for Christmas is snow and reindeers pulling Santa’s sleigh, […]

A Charity Event for the Deaf

Lexcode recently hosted a charity event entitled Love: the Only Language without Barriers at the Philippine School for the Deaf (PSD) in Pasay City last December 9. 30 top students coming from different classes were selected to participate in the event. Fun interactive games have encouraged these students to mingle and have a remarkable time […]

Factors that Dictate the Overall Competence of a Translation Service

There are several myths saying something about how translation services are declining. Some will even argue that anyone who is bilingual and could speak another language is qualified to work for the industry as a professional translator. Reality talks about the opposite. Translation services may not be as popular as website design, but their need […]

5 Notorious Mistakes in Choosing a Business Translation Agency and How to Avoid Them

There’s a huge influx of companies eyeing to expand their business worldwide. Decades ago, this seemed like a total bark at the moon considering the cost in widening service or product distribution as well as communication. In this digital age, it’s no longer impossible. Any venture who wishes to make some name on a foreign […]