Amharic Language Courses to Be Offered in Chinese Universities

Amharic Language Courses to Be Offered in Chinese Universities

Addis Ababa University recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Beijing University of Foreign Studies (BFSU) which will enable the latter to offer Amharic language courses to Chinese Students. The courses are scheduled to begin by September 2013. The agreement was signed in Beijing between Dr.Admasu Tsegaye, President of Addis Ababa University, and President…

አማርኛ ለመማርም ሆነ ለማስተማር ተዘጋጅተናል

አማርኛ ለመማርም ሆነ ለማስተማር ተዘጋጅተናል

አማርኛ ለመማርም ሆነ ለማስተማር ተዘጋጅተናል Ethiotrans.com is using social media to reach people who want to teach or learn Amharic. Amharic lovers and supporters  ac cross the global are joining the social media to be part of this project . So far more than 2200 fans are joining the project and the numbers will grow…

Finally the day is coming.

Finally the day is coming.

Finally the days are coming. For Ethiotrans it took more than a decade and finally things are coming true one thing at a time. One of the reason Ethiotrans opened its door was inspired by a personal will to see when unreserved populations are severed well.  This could be in medical, court, technology, entertainment, sport,…

Languages of diplomacy Towards a fairer distribution.

Languages of diplomacy Towards a fairer distribution.

TRANSLATION and interpretation in matters of diplomacy is tricky. Language enthusiasts particularly enjoy the story of the Treaty of Wuchale, signed between Ethiopia and Italy in 1889. The text didn’t read the same in Amharic and Italian. The former guaranteed Ethiopia’s king Menelik II a good measure of autonomy in conducting foreign affairs. The latter…

Why Relying on Family Members, Friends and Children is Not Advisable

Why Relying on Family Members, Friends and Children is Not Advisable

There is some reliance on saying that a patient’s family members or friends can — or should — appropriately serve as interpreters. However, significant problems can arise from the use of family members, friends and particularly children, rather than trained professionals, as interpreters. Patients may suffer direct consequences because they do not fully understand a…

IT IS YOUR RIGHT

IT IS YOUR RIGHT

If you are living in California and speak another language (not English). Please read this.  Please check for your state or the country you are living about the new law about language. This is very important. Specially if you are a patient and need assistance and information in your language. HEALTH CARE LANGUAGE ACCESS RESOURCES…

SERVICES BY ETHIOTRANS

SERVICES BY ETHIOTRANS

These are partial list of services and language packs for Ethiotrans.com. Translation Internationalization Localization Interpretation Customization Proofreading Type Setting Formatting Graphics Multimedia Education Web Site Design Software Subtitle/voice over Transcribing DTP Expert Witness Language Consultant Unicode web site Design Unicode Conversion Multilingual imprint and advertising LANGUAGES AND SERVICES 1    Afar 2    African French 3    Africana…

All Amharic speakers are not creator equal. The same for all languages

All Amharic speakers are not creator equal. The same for all languages

We don’t hire someone because that person speaks Amharic or any other African per say any other language . Our answer is no. There are companies who are claiming they provide Amharic (any language )  translation service because they learn a broken Amharic  here and there and feeling  they are native Amharic speakers. Amharic is…

AFRICAN LANGUAGES SUPPORT

AFRICAN LANGUAGES SUPPORT

AFRICAN LANGUAGES SUPPORT Dear: Translation and Interpretation Project Manager, By now you may heard about our name, we are www.Ethiotrans.com . We started our company in order to fulfill the high demand of  African languages translators , interpreters and localization  experts  to support in today’s  fast growing digital world. Our company is a result of  …

Are African Languages will be part of the Embedded Revolution?

Are African Languages will be part of the Embedded Revolution?

Are African Languages will be part of the Embedded Revolution? By Amde Mitiku. Amde Mitiku www.Ethiotrans.com    He is Senior localization and embedded software engineer. Well,  the answer will be depend on who do you ask? More than half of the people you ask may not care about this issue, and some of the people may…