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Korean Translation Services

Spoken by more than 72 million people, Korean is a language that can often be heard in business, academic and scientific circles. Even though it is a skill that can come in handy, learning to communicate in the Korean language, whether in verbal or written form, is a difficult challenge.

Why should you bother with learning the language if the only thing you need is to translate a couple of paragraphs from this complicated foreign language to your native tongue? Google Translator is never as reliable as it may seem, as it would hardly be able to make a shift from the English sentence structure to the Korean one.

That is where Word Works’ team of native speakers and expert linguists comes to the rescue. We rely on our 25-year long experience and comprehensive knowledge of Korean to provide the most accurate Korean translation services on the market. Korean to English or vice-versa, it doesn’t matter.


About the Korean Language

To an unattuned ear, Korean sounds similar to Chinese or Japanese. Even though these languages bear a certain resemblance to each other (Korean borrowed many words from Chinese), each of them has its own distinctive characteristics that can be found in spoken and written variants.

For starters, the way Koreans spell and pronounce their words is very complicated. The Korean language is neither phonetic nor phonemic, but morphophonemic, which means that the pronunciation of certain words depends on their relationships with other elements within a syntagm.

And that, of course, is not all:

Korean is specific for its use of separators and digraphs as well, which can make transcribing and translating this language a linguistic nightmare. There’s a certain philosophy behind every vowel and consonant too, and the same can be said about Korean syntax.

Be it as it may, Korean is spoken by over 72 million people. It is the official language of both Republic of Korea (South Korea) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), where vocabulary, alphabetization, and spelling somewhat differ. In the U.S. alone, 1 million people speak Korean language.


Word Works Korean Translation Services

Even though we specialize in many foreign languages here at Word Works, Korean has a special place in our hearts. We’ve been providing Korean translation services for over 25 years, and there’s no syllable in this language that we haven’t studied in detail. This makes our services fast and dependable.

We can translate everything from online articles and business documents to scientific papers and Korean poems. Whatever you need, our team at Word Works will be excited to be of help. We provide a variety of Korean translation services.

Some of these services are:

  • -   Korean translation

  • -   Korean revision

  • -   Layout design in Korean

  • -   Software and web in Korean

  • -   Korean interpreting

  • -   Korean e-learning

  • -   Video in Korean

  • -   Korean transcription

  • -   Korean machine translation and post-editing

  • -   Korean transcreation

  • -   Korean technical writing

Our Korean Translation Expertise Across Sectors

Our Korean translation services can help you nurture your business relationships with Korean-speaking partners, collaborators and clients regardless of which sector and industry you belong to.

The sectors we’ve worked with are:

  • -   Medical

  • -   Pharmaceutical

  • -   Machinery

  • -   Engineering

  • -   Technology

  • -   Energy / Environmental

  • -   Automotive

  • -   Tourism

  • -   Travel

  • -   Legal

  • -   Financial

  • -   Fashion

  • -   Beauty


Why Choose Word Works?

Since 1991, Word Works has strived to deliver the highest quality to our clients. As a leading certified Korean translation service with almost 30 years’ experience, we know what’s best for our clients. Throughout the years, we’ve worked to guarantee this reputation as the highest quality Korean translation company, by ensuring our services are updated and lawfully certified.

In 1999, Word Works was the first in our sector to achieve our ISO 9002:94 Quality Certification. Since then we have updated this certification to the most recent ISO 9001:2015 on Quality Management System and received an additional double certification in language project management processes and translation quality (ISO 17100:2015). Both ISO quality standard certifications have been recently renewed by the beginning of June 2018.

Our Quality Policy ensures that our clients will receive the most authentic Korean translation. This is done by:

  • -   Upholding legal requirements of stakeholders

  • -   Guiding company processes to fulfill stakeholders’ expectations

  • -   Regularly set objectives

  • -   Motivating and training the best professionals in the industry

  • -   Providing our professionals with the most updated technology

  • -   Focus on customized service to achieve added value and client satisfaction

  • -   Developing actions to contribute to ongoing improvement

This policy has produced authentic and advanced Korean translation services for over 25 years. Word Works guarantees the best professional translation services on the market.

If you’re looking for help translating documents from English to Korean or any translation services at all, request a quote with us!.