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Il Glossario del Legno.it multilingue - Il Legno.it - per lavoro o per hobby ma sempre con passione

Il Glossario del Legno.it multilingue - Il Legno.it - per lavoro o per hobby ma sempre con passione | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
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Grammar and punctuation test: take our quiz

Grammar and punctuation test: take our quiz | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
In June, year 6 pupils will sit a National Test in spelling, grammar and punctuation. But how good is your knowledge? Take our quiz for students, teachers and grammar fans
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Imagine A Flying Pig: How Words Take Shape In The Brain

Imagine A Flying Pig: How Words Take Shape In The Brain | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
Linguists used to think the human brain had a specific region devoted to understanding language. But brain scans now indicate that regions controlling vision, movement, taste, smell and touch are all called into action when we think of a word, too.
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L'Italia non è un paese per traduttori

L'Italia non è un paese per traduttori | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
L’Italia, se vuoi fare il traduttore, è tra gli ultimi posti in cui vorresti vivere.
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Toxic Translation: A Twelve-Step Program for Self-Injuring Translators

Toxic Translation: A Twelve-Step Program for Self-Injuring Translators | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
The Twelve Steps | now available in Portuguese 1. Admit that you are powerless over translation agencies. 2. Make a searching and fearless inventory of the times you have found yourself saying “I m...
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Beam Me Up ... communications that are lost in machine translation

Beam Me Up ... communications that are lost in machine translation | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
While useful for communicating the basics, Gülay Eskikaya warns against relying too much on machine translation
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11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
The relationship between words and their meaning is a fascinating one, and linguists have spent countless years deconstructing it, taking it apart letter by letter, and trying to figure out why there are so many feelings and ideas that we cannot...
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How do you invent a language?

How do you invent a language? | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
MORE than 5m people now hear a few words in Dothraki or Valyrian, the fabricated languages spoken in the television series “Game of Thrones”, each week—more...
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Scrittori di traduzioni | Faber Blog – La cultura raccontata da chi la fa

A proposito della fretta di cui dicevo ieri… Questo è uno degli aspetti del cambiamento che ho visto nell’editoria (ma non solo nell’editoria) ..
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Translators Are Superheroes

Translators Are Superheroes | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
Not many people think of translators until they either need one or they find something that has been mistranslated. Let’s be honest, many don’t even know why we need translators.
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Adventures in Hyperpolyglottery: Inside the Mind of Extreme Language Learners

Adventures in Hyperpolyglottery: Inside the Mind of Extreme Language Learners | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
As it turns out, learning languages is easier -- and more pleasurable -- for some folks than for others. In fact, there is a group of individuals who find the process so enjoyable that they take it to another level entirely. They're known as hyperpolyglots.
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Book Review - You Are What You Speak - By Robert Lane Greene

Book Review - You Are What You Speak - By Robert Lane Greene | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
Robert Lane Greene surveys the ways received ideas about language can lead us astray.
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PALINI - Dal 1972 professionalità e cortesia

PALINI - Dal 1972 professionalità e cortesia | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
Dal 1972 professionalità e cortesia, ingrosso e dettaglio, tessuti, abbigliamento, pronto moda, tessuti arredamento, biancheria per la casa, tappezzerie, tendaggi, contract, strutture, ricettive, tessuti ignifughi, realizzazioni personalizzate
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Top 40 des traductions de merde, quand la langue française pique les yeux

Top 40 des traductions de merde, quand la langue française pique les yeux | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
Alors oui, on sait, "le français est une langue difficile et les subtilités sont complexes à comprendre pour les étrangers", mais quand même. Utiliser Google Translate sur ses vitrines, ses documents
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How Many Languages is it Possible to Know?

How Many Languages is it Possible to Know? | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
There are millions of people, even in the mostly monolingual US, who speak more than one language at home. Competence in three languages is not unusual. But what about 10, 20, 30, 100 languages?
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May You Walk in Great Power

This week, I saw a news item that delighted me – the Navajo Nation Museum and Lucasfilm are currently working together to create a dubbed version of Star Wars: A New Hope in Navajo...
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Lavoro intellettuale in Italia: la sfortuna di nascere traduttore

Lavoro intellettuale in Italia: la sfortuna di nascere traduttore | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
Scrittori fantasma: si pensa subito a chi scrive al posto di chi firma. Un esempio sempre attuale è quello di chi fa le tesi per studenti svogliati. Uno diceva fiero, proponendosi, ho già preso sei

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