10 Reasons Why Australia Still is the “Lucky Country” to Live

Moving to Australia is a dream many people have. But is it worth it? As a specialist NAATI translation business dealing mainly with migrants, we hear about what people like and dislike about Australia every day. Our clients are people from all walks of life who are on the move: immigrants, visa applicants, expatriates, international students, visitors, travellers and diplomats.

Moving to Australia

For our clients from Europe, it’s often the wide open spaces, the well-paid vocational jobs and the laid back culture that is appealing. People from Africa and South America appreciate the security and safety that “the lucky country” offers. Our Asian clients particularly value the education and career possibilities.

In summary, Australia has features that appeal to most cultures, and it is no coincidence that it is and always has been a classic “immigration country” that depends on and cherishes multiculturalism and diversity. Check out our infographic for a handy summary of what Australia can offer. We hope it helps you – because it is our sole core purpose to facilitate our client’s lives by providing a reliable document translation service – on time, on scope, on budget.

How can Translation Help Someone to Learn a Language?

Using translation to teach a language or learn a language is somewhat controversial. There are those educationists who are dead against it and prefer language to be learned in context and there are others who think that it is a useful activity. The world’s classrooms reflect this dichotomy of views, with a bias one way or another. The fact that most language learners go on to master a language, whichever technique they use, probably reflects the fact that the most important factor behind language learning is motivation, not technique.

Translation is a vital part of the modern, interconnected world and most people become amateur translators at some stage of their lives, even if it is just to find one’s way around a new country, interpret what a street sign says, read the instructions on a label or help an overseas visitor. The need for simple translation is a very important motivator and many people end up learning a language through using translation in the early stages.

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