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Languages of the United Nations

Languages of the United Nations Ever wondered what the official languages of the United Nations are? We did! And this week we’ll tell you a little bit more about who they are and the official languages of this organization. First off, it’s important to note that the United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization with the ultimate goal of promoting peace and cooperation among...

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...

Pendleton Translations Celebrates 10th Anniversary

PENDLETON TRANSLATIONS CELEBRATES THEIR 10th ANNIVERSARY Pendleton Translations is Proud to Celebrate a Monumental Achievement this Weekend at their 10th Anniversary Gala  August 6, 2015 – This weekend Pendleton Translations will be popping a bottle of champagne to celebrate a very special occasion – their 10th Anniversary. “From humble beginnings in the basement of our first home on Pendleton Road in Mississauga, Pendleton Translations has...

Back to School Tips

Back to School Tips This week we were proud to send our children back to school. The excitement and anxiety was obviously palpable, and they’ve finally made it through their first week – hopefully it was a great one! For those of you who have chosen to send your child to a language immersion program, you may be facing a variety of different difficulties...

Pendleton Translations Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Pendleton Translations is Proud to Celebrate a Monumental Achievement this Weekend at their 10th Anniversary Gala  August 6, 2015 – This weekend Pendleton Translations will be popping a bottle of champagne to celebrate a very special occasion – their 10th Anniversary. “From humble beginnings in the basement of our first home on Pendleton Road in Mississauga, Pendleton Translations has grown exponentially and in 2015, the...

Pan American Games 2015

This week in our neck of the woods, we’re gearing up for the kick-off of the 2015 Pan American (Pan Am) Games. With such a large event happening in our area, you can bet that many different people, cultures and languages will be introduced to the area. We’ll discuss the countries that are part of the Pan Am games, and the history of them...

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...

Spanish Punctuation

We all know English punctuation very well, but when you’re learning a new language it’s pertinent to learn the punctuation that accompanies the language. This week we’ll learn a little bit about Spanish punctuation. Spanish Punctuation English Punctuation Spanish Name English Name How it’s used . . Punto or Punto final Period A period is used very similarly to English. One difference from English...

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”...