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Mother Tongue is the informed choice for any advertising, digital or marketing professional in the APAC region who needs to be sure that the foreign-language versions of their copy will be as good as the original in every way.

Marketing Translation

For copy which is designed to sell your product or service, it is worth spending a little extra effort. Our Marketing Translation service combines the technical accuracy of a translator with the writing skills of a copywriter.


Choose from hundreds of voice-over professionals, covering all the world's major languages.

English Copywriting

We’ve been writing English copy, online and offline, for big brands for years. Whether working from Chinese and other languages, or straight from brief, our English copy exhibits the same professionalism and passion that characterises our work for all international markets.

Multilingual SEO/SEM

Culturally relevant multilingual search engine optimization using our international network of market-based copywriters.

Website Content

Drawing on our vast pool of talent from across the globe, we can create original, high-quality content, either in English or in any other language and to tight deadlines.

Production Services

To complement our copywriting service and add an international dimension to your artwork studio, we offer a complete pre-press, TV and digital versioning service.

Concept Research

Concept research for foreign market suitability. Checks include style, language, design, cultural relevance, local sensitivities and type style.


We produce broadcast quality subtitles in both digital and analogue formats.