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Interacting with Muslims during Ramadan

Interacting with Muslims during Ramadan

    The holy month of Ramadan is here and for 30 days Muslims around the world will be fasting from

Doing business during Ramadan

Doing business during Ramadan

Business in the Muslim world often slows down during Ramadan; this affects a number of countries including the UAE, Pakistan, Malaysia

The Arabic Language (Part 2)

The Arabic Language (Part 2)

The brave and inspired man who dared to challenge the wayward Bedouin Arabs was Muhammad Ibn `Abd Allāh Ibn `Abd al-Muttalib,

 

The Arabic Language (Part 1)

The Arabic Language (Part 1)

When I first heard the Arabic language I was mesmerised; the lyric and flow, the seemingly impossible sounds that rolled off

Google Translate: A tool for quick translations?

Google Translate: A tool for quick translations?

As a citizen of the world and international culture vulture, I frequently encounter words, phrases and sometimes whole websites which are

Technical Translation? – What are the considerations….

Technical Translation? – What are the considerations….

You’ve arranged for your “How to” guide to using computers to be translated into Arabic. It’s been returned with Microsoft Windows translated

 

Translating marketing materials for regional audiences

Translating marketing materials for regional audiences

Ensuring that your core marketing messages are translated correctly and effectively is essential when branching out into international markets. Localization should

Translating Arabic dialects

Translating Arabic dialects

Navigating through the numerous Arabic dialects can be as perplexing as getting your tongue around the Arabic letters qaaf and ‘ayn.

Arabic language phrases for the Business professional

Arabic language phrases for the Business professional

    Doing business in a foreign country can be daunting and the key to being successful, is preparation. Understanding your

 

Learning languages online or face-to-face? Self taught US teenager learns 23 Languages!

Learning languages online or face-to-face? Self taught US teenager learns 23 Languages!

Becoming proficient in a foreign language requires time and effort….How would you manage learning 23 languages? A 16-year-old American boy, Timothy

Yousuf Al Serkal Launches Reform Manifesto for Asian Football Confederation

Yousuf Al Serkal Launches Reform Manifesto for Asian Football Confederation

Yousuf Al Serkal, President of the UAE Football Association and Vice President of the Asian Football Confederation [AFC], today launched an

Global Ad Agency for Ford get the language and images wrong!!!

Global Ad Agency for Ford get the language and images wrong!!!

In todays multicultural world you would have thought there was more cultural awareness?  However it’s still easy to get it wrong when

 

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