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10 Ways Translation Shapes Your Life

10 Ways Translation Shapes Your Life | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Did you know that right this very minute, a massive translation project is scanning the international news to catch words that help identify and contain global health outbreaks, protecting the lives of you and your loved ones?
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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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Dating in a foreign language – an illustrated guide

Dating in a foreign language – an illustrated guide | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Dating can be confusing enough in your mother tongue, let alone when your date speaks a foreign language. From dealing with embarrassing mistakes to surviving arguments, Erica Buist shares some tips on how to get by
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Εμπειρίες μετάφρασης ...: Κείμενα Μεταφρασιολογίας στο διαδίκτυο σε μορφή pdf, doc ή docx

Εμπειρίες μετάφρασης ...: Κείμενα Μεταφρασιολογίας στο διαδίκτυο σε μορφή pdf, doc ή docx | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
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FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature - i heart intelligence

FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature - i heart intelligence | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further. Below are over 100 links to websites that provide free e-books on a huge variety of topics.
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"Чат" срещу "жълъд", или скандал с ново издание на речник за деца

"Чат" срещу "жълъд", или скандал с ново издание на речник за деца | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
В началото на шейсетте години на XX век група вестници и списания подемат "културен" джихад срещу един речник, днес това се повтаря.
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New font lets anyone learn Japanese

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A U.K. company named Johnson Banks has come with an ingenious way to include English pronunciation in Japanese katakana characters. The company has dubbed this new font cleverly as "Phonetikana," where each katakana character featured a few English letters to help English speakers say the word properly.

The company started incorporating the new font in simple words like "banana" and "tomato" but also showed what longer phrases such as the "sound of something spinning" would look like. Th
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28 French movies to watch. One per Day (February Edition) - Talk in French

28 French movies to watch. One per Day (February Edition) - Talk in French | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Most popular movies of all times produced in France, varied in genres, plots and chronology. From the major brand-new films to the forever young oldies.
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30 Amusing Dutch Words

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Learning a new language can be hard, frustrating even... but it can also be fun. You just have to know where to look. Luckily for me, you don't have to look too far to find funny sounding words and...
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4 Reasons Why Your Child Is Passive Bilingual - Multicultural Kid Blogs

4 Reasons Why Your Child Is Passive Bilingual - Multicultural Kid Blogs | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Have you ever met a family where parents speak to a child their heritage language but a child responds back in the community one? Or maybe this is the case in your multilingual family? It certainly could be frustrating: you were always speaking the target language with your child and maybe he/she even spoke it …
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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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10 Things Only Interpreters Would Understand

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Interpreters just don't get enough credit - here are ten situations, problems, and things that only they would understand.
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Why language skills are great for business

Why language skills are great for business | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Planning where to in invest in staff training for the new year? Find out why learning a language could be your route to success
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The Arabist, part 1

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In Reading Mahfouz in Michigan I wrote about how a US English teacher came to choose Naguib Mahfouz’s Midaq Alley to read with her high-school students and how they discussed the characters and events set in Cairo in the 1940s.
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Безплатни курсове по фр. език за български студенти/Cours gratuits de français pour des étudiants bulgares - Institut de la Francophonie pour l'Administration et la Gestion

Безплатни курсове по френски език за български студенти Cours gratuits de français pour des étudiants bulgares Франкофонският институт по администрация и (...)
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38 Commonly Misused English Words - eTeachersHub

38 Commonly Misused English Words - eTeachersHub | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
1. Accept and except. While they sound similar (or even identical), except is a preposition that means “apart from”, while accept is a verb that means “agree with”, “take in”, or “receive”. Except is also occasionally used as a verb, meaning to take out or to leave out. Standard: We accept all major credit cards, except Diners Club. Standard: Men are fools… present company excepted! (Which means, “present company excluded”) Non-standard: I had trouble making friends with them; I never felt excep
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8 Ways to Get Daily Language Practice on Your Coffee Break

8 Ways to Get Daily Language Practice on Your Coffee Break | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Want to practice your new language every day? You should! And here are 8 ways to learn a language by practicing every day—on your coffee break!
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Number of books published per year per capita by country in Europe

Number of books published per year per capita by country in Europe | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Being an author myself, I was very much interested in the number of books published in different European countries. I wasn't able to find
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