Over the past 20 years, global companies have increasingly committed to publishing sustainability reports (Turkish: sürdürülebilirlik raporu) that disclose their environmental, social, and governance performance to stakeholders. These reports are [...]
Headlines: Packing a Punch At Dragoman, we translate so many releases almost on a daily basis. StrongHeadlines Strong headlines are shorter, written in active voice and they put the brand / topic at the begining or heart of the sentence.
Six years ago, when I started my internship at Dragoman, I knew that my translations needed a lot of polishing, yet I was confident in my language skills. I [...]
Given the popular hashtag #kyivnotkiev, Ukrainians want to use Kyiv. It may sound political at this very moment where there is a war between Ukraine and Russia, but we must emphasize that Ukrainian government officially changed the city's name to Kyiv back in 1995.
Feeling conflicted about choosing a singular or plural verb for a tricky subject? Well, we all have been there. The subject-verb agreement may sometimes be confusing, even for native speakers. [...]
What makes a good translation? You probably heard this question in your introductory translation class or read it in the first few pages of the book you decided to buy [...]
Hyphen use has been largely a matter of personal preference. The lack of definitive answers to hyphenation might create confusion, especially for non-native speakers and new writers. However, we, fortunately, have [...]
One of the key elements of writing well is to understand the use of relative clauses. For non-native speakers, and especially for my fellow Turkish colleagues, abuse of relative [...]
According to the AP Stylebook and several other guides, when writing about people with disabilities; Avoid using terms such as “handicapped” or “cripple.” Clearly define the type of disability if [...]
Let's clear up the confusion surrounding the use of hyphen, en dash and em dash. The hyphen (-) Dragoman follows the AP Stylebook, so we use hyphens to indicate ranges [...]