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Translation Services for the City of Cape Town

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 Translation Services for the City of Cape Town The three most spoken languages in Cape Town are Afrikaans (35%), isiXhosa (29%), and English (28%). The 2011 national census estimated the city's urban population at 3.7 million people. English speakers are only 9.8% of the South African population. When translating into Afrikaans and isiXhosa you will be reaching an additional 30% of people in their home language. This is approximately three times more South Africans. You can find more information on translation services for Cape Town on our site. 

Translation Services for the City of Tshwane Pretoria

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Translation Services for the City of Tshwane Pretoria  The four most spoken languages in Tshwane are Afrikaans (48%), English (16%), Northern Sotho (Sepedi) (8%), and Setswana (5%). The 2011 national census estimated the city's urban population at 3 million people. English speakers account for only 9.8% of the South African population. When translating into Afrikaans, Northern Sotho, and Setswana you will be reaching an additional 31% of people in their home language. This is approximately three times more South Africans countrywide. You can find more information on translation services for Pretoria on our site. 

Translation Services for the City of Johannesburg

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  Translation Services for the City of Johannesburg The four most spoken languages in Johannesburg are isiZulu (23%), English (20%), Sesotho (10%), and Setswana (8%). The 2011 national census estimated the city's population at 4.4 million people. English speakers only make up 9.8% of South Africa's population. When translating into isiZulu, Sesotho and Setswana you will be reaching an additional 39% of people in their home language. This is approximately four times more South Africans countrywide. You can find more information on translation services for Johannesburg on our site. 

Check Spelling for South African Languages in MS Word 2013

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  Use Microsoft Word 2013’s Spelling Checker to check your Zulu, Xhosa, Northern Sotho, Tswana or Afrikaans documents. 1. Download and install Proofing Tools for your language. http://www.microsoft.com/zu-ZA/download/details.aspx?id=35400 2. Go to: FILE - Options - Language and check it’s been enabled. Create a Custom Dictionary: 3. Now create a Custom Dictionary by going to: FILE - Options - Proofing - Custom Dictionaries. 4. Now click New and name your dictionary i.e. ZUL.dic. 5. Your dictionary will now appear under All Languages. 6. Change the dictionary language to your language i.e. isiZulu. 7. Click OK Check Your Spelling: 8. Select all or the parts of your document in that are in Zulu, Xhosa, Northern Sotho, Tswana or Afrikaans and click the language in the lower left of MS Word. 9. Language options will appear. Make sure that "Do not check spelling or grammar" box is not ticked. 10. Scroll to your language i.e. isiZulu and double-click it. 11. Your

Document Translation Services for South African Languages

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 Document Translation Services for South African Languages Document translation for the 11 official South African languages varies from province to province in South Africa. Depending on where your readership or audience are, English documents could have little to no impact on the people you want to reach. The 11 official languages: IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, Afrikaans, Sesotho sa Leboa (Sepedi), Setswana, Sesotho, Xitsonga, Siswati, Tshivenḓa and IsiNdebele can have a lot more power than English in the right province or city. Languages spoken in South Africa's provinces Head to our website for more details:  iiTranslation Official Languages Translation Services South Africa