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Tax Glossary - Understanding Taxes - Tax Terms

Tax Glossary - Understanding Taxes - Tax Terms | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Tax Dictionary - A glossary of useful tax terms and definitions to help you understand taxes and tax concepts.
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Why I taught myself 20 languages -- and what I learned about myself in the process

Why I taught myself 20 languages -- and what I learned about myself in the process | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Timothy Doner started teaching himself to speak in other languages when he was 13, and was quickly hailed as a prodigy for his linguistic proficiency. But as he soon realized, there's more to fluen...
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What It's Like Speaking A Different Language From Your Parents

What It's Like Speaking A Different Language From Your Parents | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
My parents and I communicate in an incomplete mashup of Bengali and English. I sometimes wonder what we are missing.
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Най-досадните правописни грешки в българския език - Uchiteli.bg

Най-досадните правописни грешки в българския език - Uchiteli.bg | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
„Лeтни ceнзaциЙ – нoви пpoмoциЙ нa xaвлиЙ, вcичĸи зoдиЙ и дpyги джyнджypиЙ!” - Uchiteli.bg
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Achingly unacceptable: the bad language that bugs me | Jeremy Butterfield

Achingly unacceptable: the bad language that bugs me | Jeremy Butterfield | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
As a professional linguist I try to embrace changes to modern English, but there are a few illiterate horrors I just can’t abide
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Translator Resources (English) - Sprachrausch Blog

Translator Resources (English) - Sprachrausch Blog | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
An extensive list of translator resources for those who enjoy acquiring new skills. Webinars, MOOCS, websites, blogs, books and more. Mainly English.
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YourTerm's curator insight, March 24, 4:50 AM

Tools, resources and utilities for translators. To acquiere new skills and keep your knowl­edge up to date for your daily work.

Have a look: http://www.sprachrausch.com/blog/translator-resources/#8890GlAJ4j0pFuGG.99
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Guest post: Working with agencies

Guest post: Working with agencies | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Welcome back to our guest post series! Our guest today is Alina Cincan, from Romania, but currently living in England. Alina is learning how to speak Brazilian Portuguese, can you believe it? And d...
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Why all companies should work with a freelance translator

Why all companies should work with a freelance translator | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Yes all companies - small, medium and even big - should consider and work closely to freelance translators, no matter the culture, place or language. If you need extra PROFESSIONAL services, a modern translator will help you. Why? Because WAKE UP people it is 2015, translators don't just handwrite fancy letters with goth black ink on refined paper. We are business owners, exactly like you, dear small business owner. And we face almost the same problems: from recession to growth, competition and
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How Many Languages is it Possible to Know?

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? What's the upper limit on the number of languages a person can know?
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YourTerm's curator insight, March 16, 7:49 AM

How many #languages can you speak? What do you think is the upper limit on the number of languages a person can know? In India for business is common using five or six different languages every day... But what about 10, 20, 30, 100 languages? #translation

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The 21 funniest Greek expressions (and how to use them)

The 21 funniest Greek expressions (and how to use them) | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
A Greek doesn’t say “I have no idea what’s going on”…she says “I’ve lost my eggs and baskets” (ἐχω χἀσει τα αυγἀ και τα καλἀθια).
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45 funniest Mexican expressions (and how to use them)

45 funniest Mexican expressions (and how to use them) | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
#6. A Mexican doesn’t have “sexual intercourse in the morning”...he throws “the morning one” (se avienta el mañanero).
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Spanish is happiest language and people in Spain are the most in love

Spanish is happiest language and people in Spain are the most in love | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Spanish users send the most love-related stickers on Viber. A separate study also found Spanish is the most positive language. Spanish couple Javier Bardem (left) and Penelope Cruz pictured
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What Do You Know About Bilingualism? Take This Quiz and Test Your Knowledge!

What Do You Know About Bilingualism? Take This Quiz and Test Your Knowledge! | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Here’s a little quiz about bilingualism to test your knowledge!
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Project explores the ‘marvelously diverse’ ways we speak English

Project explores the ‘marvelously diverse’ ways we speak English | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
“Here’s you a piece of pizza” may sound like an alien way of speaking to some — unless of course you’re one of the linguists working on the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project, in which case, it’s just
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4 steps to help you conquer any editing task

4 steps to help you conquer any editing task | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Overwhelmed by a piece of writing that seems impossible to revise? Break your process down into these steps to make it easier.
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7 grammar myths you learned in school | OxfordWords blog

7 grammar myths you learned in school | OxfordWords blog | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Grammar can be tough. There are a lot of rules to follow, and a lot to wrap your head around. Some of the rules we learn in school, though, aren’t exactly
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Creative Multilingualism: Why we need to be smarter when we think about languages | Free Word Centre

Creative Multilingualism: Why we need to be smarter when we think about languages | Free Word Centre | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Sam Holmes, Free Word's Researcher in Residence, explains why we need to be more creative in how we talk about multilingualism.
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How Do I Find Direct Customers for My Translation Business?

How Do I Find Direct Customers for My Translation Business? | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
  How do I find direct customers? Or failing that, how can I find agencies that pay good rates and on time? What should I do to stop being dependent on pitiful jobs offered at low rates on bli...
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European languages were carried from the East

European languages were carried from the East | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Harvard Medical School in Boston found evidence of the migration by analysing DNA of 69 people who lived across Europe between 8,000 and 3,000 years ago.
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Les traducteurs sont des chatons

Les traducteurs sont des chatons | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
En tout cas, même s’ils sont invisibles, ils existent et méritent au moins autant d’égard que ces petites bêtes.
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International Mother Language Day 2015: Five languages on verge of extinction

International Mother Language Day 2015: Five languages on verge of extinction | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
International Mother Language Day is observed on 21 February annually
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Spread The Word Blog: More than just Freelancers... Translators and Interpreters are Professionals

Spread The Word Blog: More than just Freelancers... Translators and Interpreters are Professionals | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Many translators and interpreters are not perceived as specialized or qualified professionals. Translation and interpretation is a professional and specialized service, not a commodity. Think of services such as doctors, lawyers, accountants, translators or interpreters, in an independent business or profession. All these professions have one thing in common, mainly mental work, as opposed to engaging in physical work.
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