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Canadian Languages

Canadian Language Demographics With Canada Day around the corner, what’s more apropos than a post about Canadian Languages? Check out these statistics on Canadian Languages to see how you stack up language-wise to the rest of the country. Of course we all know the two official languages of Canada are French and English. Over 98 per cent of the Canadian population can converse in...

Benefits Of Translation

You’ve heard us talk about translation, and all the different documents, industries and languages we can translate, but do you know WHY it’s important to you? Here are a few reasons you should consider translation for your company. Reach A Larger Audience Believe it or not, only approximately 10% of the world’s population speaks English. While this language largely dominates North America, it is...

Canadian Languages

Canadian Language Demographics With Canada Day around the corner, what’s more apropos than a post about Canadian Languages? Check out these statistics on Canadian Languages to see how you stack up language-wise to the rest of the country. Of course we all know the two official languages of Canada are French and English. Over 98 per cent of the Canadian population can converse in...

Tongue Twisters

We all have fun with our languages every once in a while. Tongue twisters are one of these ways that we like to prove how quickly, or easily and how good we are at speaking a language…and this is equal across many languages. Here are a few tongue twisters you may come across in other languages. English – Tongue Twisters How much wood could...

French Punctuation

French Punctuation When learning a new language, you must also learn the punctuation of the language. No, punctuation is not the same across all languages. It is something you must learn to use correctly because how you use it in English, may not translate into French. Here are a few common punctuation marks used in French. . Period Le point Like English, “le point”...

About ISO 9001:2008

Pendleton Translations is proud to announce we are officially ISO 9001:2008 certified! This certification is one more great reason you should consider Pendleton Translations for your next translation or interpretation project. In case you’re a little confused about what this means for you and for our organization, here’s some info. ISO – International Organization for Standardization – is a quality management system awarded to...

Mother’s Day Around The World

In honour of mother’s day – which is on Sunday – today our blog post is about Mother’s Day Around the World. No matter your definition of “mother”, I’m sure many of us have had an influential person in our lives. And this important person is celebrated around the world, in many different cultures. Here are a few other countries who celebrate moms. These...

Greek Alphabet

This week we’ll be covering the Greek alphabet. The Greek alphabet is one of the longest standing alphabets in the world. It has been used since approximately 1200BC – although in a different form of the alphabet than what is currently known today. The Modern Greek alphabet, what is used today, is a developed version of the Phoenician alphabet. Many writing systems, including Latin,...

Irish Language

In honour of St. Patrick’s day which happened on Tuesday, we thought we’d share some fun facts about the Irish language. Across the world, there are approximately only 350,000 Irish speakers, the majority residing in Ireland and surrounding areas. Of these 350,000 speakers, only about 10,000 people consider it their dominant language. Irish may also be known as Irish Gaelic. Irish is the official...

Milton District Hospital Foundation

This past week we were happy to host a guessing game, in which $1 for every guess would be donated to the Milton District Hospital Foundation. We are proud to announce that Pendleton Translations will be donating $100 to this very worthy foundation! Milton District Hospital Foundation (MDHF) was founded in 1980 and works to raise funds for the Milton District Hospital (MDH). One...