Jeremi Ochab

INTERVIEW WITH JEREMI OCHAB

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Here’s another interview with an interesting translator for you! Previously, Martyna talked to David French, this time her guest is Jeremi Ochab – an English-Polish translator of popular-science books and a researcher at the Jagiellonian University. Jeremi is a physicist and a linguist – these two don’t often come together, although we wish they would! We’ve always said that the forced division between the humanities […]

HOW TO PLACE AN ORDER FOR TRANSLATION – TRANSLATOR’S BRIEF

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This is going to be a very practical text which, as we hope, will facilitate our cooperation with clients. It should prove useful to other translators as well: feel free to use it as a checklist enumerating the particular stages of placing an order for translation and carrying it out, as well as our translator’s brief. And there’s a nice surprise at the end! Well […]

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THE FEATURES OF AGREEMENTS THAT MAKE TRANSLATION EASIER

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Some time ago I wrote a text about the features of technical documentation that make translation easier. As I was writing that post, I realized that I could write a similar article about agreements, terms and conditions, and similar legal texts. Legal texts are in a way similar to technical documentation. If their writing is sloppy, they become unclear, which, in turn, may have disastrous […]

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THE QUIET JOY OF PROOFREADING

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In our previous text, Paweł gave his answer to the fundamental question – why do we like revision? Today, Martyna will have her say, but from a slightly different perspective. *** A disclaimer is necessary before I start. Although we have enumerated the strict differences between checking, revising, reviewing, and proofreading in one of our articles, today I’m going to treat them as one and […]

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WHY WE LIKE REVISION

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We help others by translating texts, but today we’d like to tell you more about some of our other services. There are many people who have a text in English or Polish and they’re not interested in translation but they want their text to sound professional. There are many reasons for that: their English is good, but not as proficient as a translator’s, they have […]