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Qué difícil es hablar el español

Dedicado a todos los hermanos latinoamericanos, la diversidad cultural, la riqueza del lenguaje y las personas que intentaron hablar español alguna vez y no ...

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me gustaria oir una de buenas palabras...
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Facebook Rolls Out a New Translation Feature

Facebook Rolls Out a New Translation Feature | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it

"This week, Facebook announced a new feature to enable users to translate comments on public pages. Interestingly, Facebook is offering users the ability to translate information automatically using machine translation (MT) through Bing Translate, or users may suggest their own renditions in other languages."

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Facebook Makes Translation Available To All Pages

Facebook Makes Translation Available To All Pages | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
Facebook has made it possible for people to translate posts on pages into another language, using a tool from Bing.
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Adventures with MemoQ

Greetings from Germany. I'm staying with friends north of Bonn in Bornheim at the moment. They are translators as well and have a network, which meant that this morning when I started translating a...
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The Dilemma of How to Send a Website to Be Translated

The Dilemma of How to Send a Website to Be Translated | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
In the era of globalization, it is almost essential to have a website that is translated into at least one other language, but more likely several languages.
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Using Spanish helps young Latinos connect to their culture

Using Spanish helps young Latinos connect to their culture | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
The product of a bilingual home, Carlos Alvarez reconnected with his Mexican roots when he started performing mariachi music 13 years ago.
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World's Best Cities

World's Best Cities | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
Travel + Leisure readers pick the world’s best cities, casting their
votes for this year’s most dynamic, vacation-worthy places.
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Ten Tips for Translating your Business Card

Article on translation of business cards.

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Twitter now in 5 new languages including Chinese, Hindi, Filipino and Malay

Twitter now in 5 new languages including Chinese, Hindi, Filipino and Malay | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
Twitter is now available in five new languages including both Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Hindi, Filipino and Malay. These new choices join the 12 other languages that Twitter ...
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Like, Me gusta, Gefällt mir, Mi piace: A cross-language comparison on the use of the Facebook Like button « bab.la blog

Like, Me gusta, Gefällt mir, Mi piace: A cross-language comparison on the use of the Facebook Like button « bab.la blog | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
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Foursquare Adds 5 More Languages

Foursquare Adds 5 More Languages | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
Nothing helps a website grow like making it accessible across language barriers, and this is exactly what Foursquare has realized.
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Mistranslated road signs can drive travelers to laughter | Deseret News

Mistranslated road signs can drive travelers to laughter | Deseret News | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
What does bladder disease have to do with cycling?

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The Power of Spanglish to Make us Laugh

The Power of Spanglish to Make us Laugh | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
Regardless of where you stand on the Spanglish debate, for those of us who live in both languages there comes a time when you will inevitably put your foot in your mouth.
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Facebook pages can now be translated into any language

Facebook pages can now be translated into any language | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
Oh my. Facebook pages are now available in every single language. Due to a new inline translation feature the social network super giant rolled out last night, Facebook users can now ...
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Clearing Up Common Myths About What It Means to Be Bilingual

Clearing Up Common Myths About What It Means to Be Bilingual | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
"One can become bilingual at any time during one's life -- as a child, as an adolescent, or as an adult.
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The Secrets to Successful Multilingual Social Media

The Secrets to Successful Multilingual Social Media | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
Love it or hate it, social media has changed the way we interact, advertise and engage with our target markets. ...
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Translator/interpreter becomes top profession for 2012

In today's information society, communication is more than just important. It's crucial. Every business and political message runs the risk of being misinterpreted, especially when it comes to...

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Britishisms: cataloging how they're infecting American English.

Britishisms: cataloging how they're infecting American English. | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
This summer, journalist Matthew Engel took to the BBC website to bemoan the corrupting influence of U.S. words on British English.
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5 signs of a professional translator

Olga Arakelyan, a professional translator, gives her tips to Lingo24 on the signs of a professional translator...
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Those Incredible Interpreters | Psychology Today

Those Incredible Interpreters | Psychology Today | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
Interpreting is one of the most difficult linguistic skills By Francois Grosjean, Ph.D....
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Kids From Bilingual Households More Flexible Thinkers, Research Shows

Kids From Bilingual Households More Flexible Thinkers, Research Shows | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Nation's The Learning Curve blog. Patricia Kuhl, professor of early childhood learning and a co-director of the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences at the University of Washington, writes.
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Old Navy Thanks Grammar Police for Catching Embarrassing Typo | Advertising and Marketing Wisdom: Adages - Advertising Age

Old Navy Thanks Grammar Police for Catching Embarrassing Typo | Advertising and Marketing Wisdom: Adages - Advertising Age | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
After releasing grammatically incorrect shirts, Old Navy responds with a laugh.
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Crossing the Content Marketing Language Barrier | Content Marketing Institute

Crossing the Content Marketing Language Barrier | Content Marketing Institute | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
Here are 5 tips that will get you on the road to running content marketing campaigns internationally even when you're monolingual yourself.
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Language becomes a political weapon in Israel

Language becomes a political weapon in Israel | Language, Culture & Communication | Scoop.it
A plan to downgrade Arabic's status as an official language underscores broader tensions within Israel.
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