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Learning a language is never a waste of time - Telegraph

Learning a language is never a waste of time - Telegraph | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Whether it’s computer code or Sanskrit, our brains benefit from having to work harder
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5 Creative Ways to Learn Medical Terminology

5 Creative Ways to Learn Medical Terminology | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Need to learn medical terminology? Here are the best tips and resources to help med students & healthcare professional quickly learn important medical terms
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Here's How I Learned To Speak French In 17 Days

Here's How I Learned To Speak French In 17 Days | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
I set up a routine where I did the same things every day.
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How language shapes the way we work - Virgin.com

How language shapes the way we work - Virgin.com | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
As a dyslexic, I have always been interested in the way we are able to understand language in a different manner, and interpret words in exciting new ways. I could never understand the words going up on the blackboard in my science classes at school, yet the words I heard astronauts during the moon ...
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Maria Pia Montoro's curator insight, October 30, 5:41 AM

This guy puts his nose everywhere, impressive..

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The Greek Secret - YouTube

Philotimo To encourage more such high-quality presentations, please consider making a contribution to our foundation by visiting: http://www.oxidayfoundation...
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Studieren in Bayern - Universität Regensburg

Incoming - Stipendien für Studierende und Wissenschaftler aus dem östlichen Europa
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Quality of Words, Not Quantity, Is Crucial to Language Skills, Study Finds

Quality of Words, Not Quantity, Is Crucial to Language Skills, Study Finds | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
A new study found that the caliber of the words spoken to young children was more valuable than the number of words heard in the development of a child’s language skills.
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Sprachunterricht in Frankreich: Deutsch gerät in Vergessenheit

Sprachunterricht in Frankreich: Deutsch gerät in Vergessenheit | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Deutsch als Fremdsprache wird an französischen Mittel- und Oberschulen zunehmend zum Problemkind. Während Anfang der 50er Jahre noch gut die Hälfte von Frankreichs Schülern Deutsch paukten, interessiert sich heute nur noch ein kleiner Teil für die Sprache des Nachbarn. Sprach- und Kulturvertreter beobachten diesen Trend mit wachsender Sorge.
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10 idioms only the French understand

10 idioms only the French understand | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Enough already! All these crazy French idioms are starting to "me courir sur le haricot."
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Three European languages that you didn't know existed

Three European languages that you didn't know existed | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
What makes linguistic diversity special? Speakers of vulnerable and endangered languages share their stories
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Estelblau's curator insight, September 29, 4:37 AM

There are always new things to learn :-)!

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Am I too old to learn a new language?

Am I too old to learn a new language? | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
The brain's neuroplasticity decreases with age, but this shouldn't put off older learners – they do have some advantages
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7 Differences Between European and Brazilian Portuguese

7 Differences Between European and Brazilian Portuguese | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
The Portuguese language spoken in South America is so different from the European one that many foreigners call it Brazilian (brasileiro). In this article, I
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Practical Examples of Terminology Management in Companies - TermCoord Terminology Coordination Unit

Practical Examples of Terminology Management in Companies - TermCoord Terminology Coordination Unit | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Our former trainee Paulina Lewandowska, ECQA Terminology Manager, gave two presentations in Poland recently: at the tekom Roadshow Conference in Warsaw and at soap! – the conference for technical communication in Krakow. The social role of terminology – practical examples of terminology management in companies Clear and consistent communication in a business organisation, B2C and B2B relations is …
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10 Amazing Facts About Harry Potter in Translation, All Over The World

10 Amazing Facts About Harry Potter in Translation, All Over The World | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Officially, there are 67 translations of Harry Potter available, and the wordplay involved gives us some incredible facts!
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Translating Theatre: Greek Tragedy in Europe Today

Translating Theatre: Greek Tragedy in Europe Today | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
This *free* symposium brings together theatre, classics and translation scholars, practitioners and students to investigate the many issues faced by adaptors of Greek tragedy for contemporary European stages. Guest speakers and workshop leaders include Claudia Bosse (director and dramaturg, Germany), Gráinne Byrne (director and actor, UK), Monica Centanni (scholar and translator, Italy), Kate Eaton (actor and scholar, UK), Myrto Gondicas (writer and translator, France), Pau Miró (playwright and
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20 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Translation Agency

20 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Translation Agency | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
This report provides 20 factors that will help you identify the most professional operators and make navigating this incredibly large industry much easier.
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Five Misspelled Idioms

Five Misspelled Idioms | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Some idioms are confused in the speaking; others just in the spelling. The following idioms are usually pronounced correctly, but they are often misspelled in
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Children Learn New Languages Best By Using Their Hands, Study Finds

Children Learn New Languages Best By Using Their Hands, Study Finds | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Scientists studying Nicaraguan children make some interesting findings about language development and gesticulating.
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A Greek Translator Equipped with 32 Different Languages! | Greek Reporter Europe

A Greek Translator Equipped with 32 Different Languages! | Greek Reporter Europe | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Ioannis Ikonomou, a Greek translator who lives and works in Brussels for the European Commission, is probably the man who speaks the most languages in the
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Share your language skills: help us create a picture dictionary of Europe

Share your language skills: help us create a picture dictionary of Europe | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
To mark European Day of Languages, submit a picture of an everyday item and tell us what it’s called in your home language
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