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Conquering Babel

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IN “STAR TREK”, a television series of the 1960s, no matter how far across the universe the Starship Enterprise travelled, any aliens it encountered would...
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Linguistic Landscapes in Korea (and Wales)

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I'd never heard of the term 'Linguistic Landscape' until the announcement of this week's #KELTchat. You can read more about it over on the #KELTchat page, which also includes some links to other pl...
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5 of the world’s most beautiful alphabets…and why you’ll never learn to read them

5 of the world’s most beautiful alphabets…and why you’ll never learn to read them | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Over the last 2,500 years, the Latin alphabet has swept away countless writing systems. However, more than two billion people still write in other formats.
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Raising a Trilingual Child: 7 facts that can determine the language spoken between multilingual siblings.

Raising a Trilingual Child: 7 facts that can determine the language spoken between multilingual siblings. | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Tips on raising bilingual multilingual children in a multilingual family
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Forty strange facts about the English language | The New Daily

Forty strange facts about the English language | The New Daily | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
A logophilic English author and blogger shares some of this favourite facts about arguably the world's weirdest language.
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How to explain linguistics to your friends and family this holiday season

How to explain linguistics to your friends and family this holiday season | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
This time of year often involves leaving the cozy sanctuary of your linguistics department where everyone knows what a wug is and spending quality time with your non-linguist friends and family. Who,...
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The 11 Best New Words Added to Oxford Dictionaries

The 11 Best New Words Added to Oxford Dictionaries | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
The editors at OxfordDictionaries.com just added 1,000 new words to their online dictionary.
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9 marketing mistakes that translators often make

9 marketing mistakes that translators often make | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
We all make mistakes. But marketing mistakes can slow down your career. So why make a marketing mistake when you can ask a pro or...Translators...
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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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What Can Popular Presents Tell Us About Linguistics? A (Metaphorical) Gift Guide.

What Can Popular Presents Tell Us About Linguistics? A (Metaphorical) Gift Guide. | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Mele Kalikimaka may be the Hawaiian way to shine your linguistic star this holiday season, but how can us word-nerds and language-curious types share our passion in a more tangible way? Is there anything to spin our dreidels and jingle our bells that isn’t yet another grammar guide? Of course there is! While they...
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What Makes a Great Linguist? - Translation Blog

What Makes a Great Linguist? - Translation Blog | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
There is a whole host of valid answers to this question, but arguably the most significant – at least in the field of translation and interpreting – is the ability to understand how a foreign language is used by its different native speakers in their day-to-day lives. The process of developing foreign language skills is …
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How Skype Used AI to Build Its Amazing New Language Translator | WIRED

How Skype Used AI to Build Its Amazing New Language Translator | WIRED | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Very soon now, a select group of Skype beta testers will have a new Microsoft technology that seems borrowed from the world of Star Trek. It’s called the Skype Translator—a Skype add-on that listens to the English words you speak into Microsoft’s internet phone-calling software and translates them into Spanish, or vice versa. As you…
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4 easy foreign languages you never thought of learning (and why you should)

4 easy foreign languages you never thought of learning (and why you should) | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Not every language learning attempt spells disaster for English speakers.
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South Koreans are better English speakers than the French, and other surprising finds

South Koreans are better English speakers than the French, and other surprising finds | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
We know we're not great at learning languages, but how good is the rest of the world at learning English? We look at the figures from a new study.
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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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This guy puts his nose everywhere, impressive..

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The Greek Secret - YouTube

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Studieren in Bayern - Universität Regensburg

Incoming - Stipendien für Studierende und Wissenschaftler aus dem östlichen Europa
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