Translation and Interpreting

 

Many years ago, Willy Brandt, former West German Chancellor, reportedly said: "If I'm selling to you, I speak your language.† If I'm buying, dann muessen Sie Deutsch sprechen (Translation: then you must speak German)."† Indeed globalization makes so much more sense with localization, which in turn starts with using your customerís language.†

 

While working with companies in Asia, Europe and North America, from time to time, we find companies either do not market their products or/and services in their customersí language/s, or have poor and unprofessional translation and interpreting.† This reflects badly on those companies and by all means is costly.† In an attempt to salvage such situations, companies often approach us for help in the midst of our consulting work.† To them, Olive Kan Global is a rare find: international business and trade experience, fields of expertise, coupled with our teamís professional training and experience in translation and interpreting.† We are frequently invited to proofread translations, and help interview/hire/evaluate translators and interpreters.† In response to our clientsí request, we have therefore added translation and interpreting to our line of services.† This allows us to provide value-added service to our clients while saving their money at the same time.†

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Languages:

 

 English to Chinese; Chinese to English

 German to Chinese; Chinese to German

 

Major Areas of Translation:

 

 Websites

 Business cards

 Advertising and other marketing materials

 Newsletters

 Press releases††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 Speeches

 Manuals and instructions

 PowerPoint presentations

 Audio and video

 Immigration documents

 Technical / medical documents

 Proofreading (free proofreading if translation is done by us)

 

Interpreting:

 

 Lectures, seminars, workshops and conferences

 Immigration, legal, medical meetings/appointments

 

Cost:

 

Translation

 

Cost varies depending on the source file format, subject, project complexity and source language word count.† For example, audio and video files will have to be transcribed first before translation can take place, you will pay for both transcription and translation.† There is a minimum charge of $100 for all orders.† For a free estimate of your translation order, please email us with the following information:

 

 Contact name

 Name of business

 Phone number

 Contact email address

 Attach source file

 

Interpreting

 

$1,200/day† (per eight-hour day weekdays Monday-Friday)

$1,500/day† (per eight-hour day Saturday, Sunday and holidays)

$300/hour† (in excess of eight hours, or after 5:00 pm)

 

Book our service with the following information:

 

 Your name

 Name of your business

 Phone number

 Contact email address

 Date and time of service

 Brief description of occasion for service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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