What Chinese dialect do you need?

If you don’t know which one to use one of our native Chinese team will be able to advise you.

Contact us now to find out how we can help.

Contact us

What Chinese dialect do you need?

If you don’t know which one to use one of our native Chinese team will be able to advise you.

Contact us now to find out how we can help.

Contact us

SIMPLIFIED CHINESE OR TRADITIONAL CHINESE?

SIMPLIFIED CHINESE OR TRADITIONAL CHINESE?

chinese translationWhen it comes to translating Chinese it is imperative you get it right.
Regional locations will determine what written language you will need to use. The three main areas to consider are below:
      • Hong Kong
      • Mainland China
      • Taiwan

The above regions will have different preferences and therefore knowing who you are attempting to communicate with and the region is very important. Don’t worry if you don’t know one of our native Chinese team will be able to advise you.

What forms does written Chinese take?

What forms does written Chinese take?

 

traditional_simplified_chinese.jpegWhen writing Chinese there are two options.  Which one is used depends very much on the audience.

 

formats of transcriptionMore commonly used in todays business world is simplified Chinese which allows for easier learning and communication and has alomost become a standard in China. The education system in China will only teach Simplified Chinese whereas in Taiwan and Hong Kong they will teach Traditional.

Therefore depending on if you are marketing your products or services in Hong Kong, Taiwan or Mainland China you will need to know the regional preferences.  Hong Kong and Taiwan currently use Traditional and Shanghai and Beijing use Simplified.  However, things are changing and therefore always ask us and we can inform you of the best course of action.

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