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Techniques to help spot typos in your translations | Food For Translators

Techniques to help spot typos in your translations | Food For Translators | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Typos, or lack of them, can mean the difference between a happy client and an angry client. They are, quite simply, your worst enemy. Spotting mistakes in someone else's work is relatively easy, but spotting them in your own work...
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Now students are expected to study a language until age 16, the work to rebuild begins

Now students are expected to study a language until age 16, the work to rebuild begins | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
After being in decline for a decade, a new policy could kick-start language learning.
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Getting creative when it comes to finding the motivation to study Japanese | The Japan Times

Getting creative when it comes to finding the motivation to study Japanese | The Japan Times | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
I respect people who possess a high-level of Japanese proficiency the same way I respect people who are well-built. I don't respect the results of the effo
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These are Europe's most useful second and third languages

These are Europe's most useful second and third languages | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Europe is a diverse and beautiful continent with the languages to match.
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The State of English and French in Canada - Fair Languages

The State of English and French in Canada - Fair Languages | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Generally speaking, ¾ of Canada’s population speak English as their first official language whereas ¼ of Canadians speaks French as their first language.
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5 Hardest Languages To Learn - Insider Monkey

5 Hardest Languages To Learn - Insider Monkey | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered what the 5 hardest language to learn are? With the world becoming more and more globalized, it’s no surprise that more and more...
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Korean is virtually two languages, and that's a big problem for North Korean defectors

Korean is virtually two languages, and that's a big problem for North Korean defectors | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
North Koreans may speak Korean, but not the kind they have to learn if they defect to the South. And even with a new smartphone app to guide them through South Korea's unfamiliar dialect, it's a tough and unnerving challenge.
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10 Fascinating Interpreters Who Changed History - Listverse

10 Fascinating Interpreters Who Changed History - Listverse | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
The gift of gab has been invaluable throughout history, with interpreters playing a key role in war and peace throughout the ages. Often they simply fade i
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How the language you speak changes your view of the world

How the language you speak changes your view of the world | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a cognitive boost and even protection against dementia. Now new research shows that they can also view the world in different ways depending on the specific language they are operating in.
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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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Why translation is the fastest-growing career in the country

Why translation is the fastest-growing career in the country | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Translation and interpretation services is the fastest-growing industry in the country by job growth, according to a report released last week by the website CareerBuilder.
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7 countries where INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS can study at universities, in English, for free (or almost free) | YouthProjects - Go Abroad

7 countries where INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS can study at universities, in English, for free (or almost free) | YouthProjects - Go Abroad | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
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America's Lacking Language Skills

America's Lacking Language Skills | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Budget cuts, low enrollments, and teacher shortages mean the country is falling behind the rest of the world.
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Learning a language – 10 things you need to know

Learning a language – 10 things you need to know | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Thinking about learning a foreign language? From ignoring your age to avoiding the F-word, our multilingual experts share their tips
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What does your accent say about you? | British Council

What does your accent say about you? | British Council | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
English language teacher and author Richard Cauldwell examines the prejudices against various English accents and the effect they can have on one’s sense of self-worth.
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Nine ways to use language skills to get a job and boost your career

Nine ways to use language skills to get a job and boost your career | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Unsure of where your language learning may lead? From choosing the right degree to making your CV stand out, experts at our recent live chat share advice
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An Illustrated Dictionary of Japanese Onomatopoeic Expressions - Tofugu

An Illustrated Dictionary of Japanese Onomatopoeic Expressions - Tofugu | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Finding a way to understand and imbibe Japanese onomatopoeia? Then grab yerself An Illustrated Dictionary of Japanese Onomatopoeic Expressions.
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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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