Adriana is a project manager at translation and language services agency, Linda Botha Language Solutions (Pty) Ltd (lbls). With studies in journalism, drama, French and English, Adriana has a passion for language and aims to be one of the youngest editors ever to head up a South African national magazine. In her spare time, Adriana enjoys dancing and writing about herself in the third person. For more info, visit or email
Smashed, not crushed: Seven pitfalls to watch out for when hiring a translator

In a business context, translators have to do much more than simply change words from one language into another. They have to deal with aspects such as industry jargon, language trends and the intended audience of a document.

By Adriana de Kock 31 Jan 2014

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