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So far Alina Salajan has created 6 blog entries.

Understanding terminology: The basics

This presentation that was held in the 5th of November at the SDL Trados Virtual Conference starts with explaining the meaning of the word ‘concept’ and the word ‘term’ in the terminology field for us to have a better approach on what those words are and how important they are to this subject matter. Afterwards, [...]

Linguists – at the heart of great translation

This presentation that took place on the 4th of November, also at the SDL Trados Virtual Conference has an important place in my heart, as it is about linguistics and translation, two of the things that have driven my latest academic years. Linguists really are the core of a great translation, because in order to [...]

Resilient: The language industry in 2020 and beyond

These times of having to deal with a global pandemic and to be able to resist the market have been quite an adventure also for the language industry since everyone had to move their workstation at home and to provide the same efficiency and quality as in the years before.  This presentation was part of [...]

Transcreation…yes, in a CAT tool!

This presentation was part of the SDL Trados Virtual Conference, held on the 3rd of November 2020 and was about transcreation, a creative process that refers to transferring the essential message of a text into the target language and culture, maintaining the style, intent, tone and context. It is not the formal translation that we [...]

Around language technologies in a few lines

On November 18th, 2020, the 5th edition of "Focus on Project Management" organized by ELIA started. Even though we are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, this European association of the language industry manages to hold, once again, an extraordinary international event designed to bring to the attention of its members the latest tools [...]

Financials for freelancers: Pricing during the pandemic

During this presentation, the main focus was on the question: Should we decrease the prices during the pandemic or not? I believe that this video contains a lot of precious information for freelancers since they are shown how to calculate their monthly income and how to keep their business working. I learned about the [...]