Who are we?Simplefive is a cool, Jena-based language services company. We are looking for great interns to work in the English-German/German-English translation side of our business. We also teach English and German as a foreign language (DAF) in local companies and, when the need arises, we provide several other language services, such as editing, transcribing, […]
Last October, Simplefive, in cooperation with the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, taught a week-long course to apprentices from a vocational school in Jena. The students were aspiring industrial mechanics, carpenters, and electricians. Our trainer encouraged the students to make use of their language skills by communicating with each other about a variety of topics, including a city […]
Summer is here, the sun is shining, and Simplefive is back! To complement our popular online courses, we are happy to announce that we are now back to offering in-person language courses again. If you or your company is located in Jena, Weimar or Erfurt and you’d like to make use of our skilled and […]
According to a researcher at the University of Cardiff, the future of translation will combine human and machine intelligence. Even though machine translation has become more efficient each and every year, it will never be able to replace the linguistic capabilities of human beings. Instead, future progress in the field will revolve around the improvement […]
On Friday, March 15, Simplefive gave a keynote at the Leadership Circles’ “Virtual Barcamp” that took place all over Germany.
We have to try to make the best out of the situation the coronavirus pandemic puts us in. While large parts of the economy have shut down, we suddenly find ourselves with lots of free time on our hands. We offer language instruction via Skype and Zoom.
Our new website is not just a facelift. We’ve added tons of new functions and features to it. It has never been so easy to request a quote for a new translation.
We are currently hiring translators. If you can translate into impeccable English, we need to talk. If you are interested, you can find out more under Jobs.
How about a multi-day professional development session for translators?Simplefive is planning a multi-day in-service training event for translators. Stay tuned for details!