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If I had a dollar for every translator… oh wait

“Translator Registration – Become a Verified Translator To start receiving translation projects from Diamond Translation you need to Verify your account. Once you verify your account, o...
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Japanese Homophones and How To Use Them - Tofugu

Japanese Homophones and How To Use Them - Tofugu | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
You learned the kanji for あう as 会う. Then you find out about 合う and 遭う. Time to start untangling Japanese homophones, words that sound the same but aren't.
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New research shows bilingual people have yet another advantage

New research shows bilingual people have yet another advantage | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Where is this man going?
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In Translation: More multilingual workers needed

In Translation: More multilingual workers needed | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
One in an occasional series.
When Dawn Taylor, 37, a Ph.D. candidate at Pennsylvania State University, started her part-time translation business in February 2013, she earned $15,000 that year.
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δωρεάν μεταπτυχιακά στην Ελλάδα 2015-2016

δωρεάν μεταπτυχιακά στην Ελλάδα 2015-2016 | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Πλήρης λίστα με τα δωρεάν μεταπτυχιακά προγράμματα που παρέχουν τα ΑΕΙ για το ακαδημαϊκό έτος 2015-2016.
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Oh, The Places You'll Go: Transcreation Lessons From Dr. Seuss

Oh, The Places You'll Go: Transcreation Lessons From Dr. Seuss | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
The global popularity of Dr. Seuss is a lesson for global brands in extreme transcreation. Check out these insights.
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A Linguist, a Polyglot and a Translator Walk Into a Bar... - Languages Around the Globe

A Linguist, a Polyglot and a Translator Walk Into a Bar... - Languages Around the Globe | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
What's the difference between a linguist, a polyglot and a translator? Here we've outlined some of the terminology of the language community
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14 Absurd Things Tumblr Can Teach You About The English Language

14 Absurd Things Tumblr Can Teach You About The English Language | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
While the "microblogging platform" known as Tumblr is essentially a large horde of teens knotted together by invisible strands of WiFi, it is also a sometime place of great revelations. After all, when
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5 Ways in Which Translators Rock

5 Ways in Which Translators Rock | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Translators rock! They just do. Most of the translators I know are wonderful human beings; and I know a lot of translators. Good translators have many traits that relate to their particular kinship...
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Make learning fun, efficient and flexible | Pearson English Kids Readers

Make learning fun, efficient and flexible | Pearson English Kids Readers | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Introducing the only app you need for English language learning. With the Pearson English Kids Readers app, students get instant feedback, interactive exercise, voice playback and more-all to support their English learning journey.
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American English: Using power from the sun | ShareAmerica

American English: Using power from the sun | ShareAmerica | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on using solar energy.
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13 Facts You Did Not Know About Hiragana, The Japanese Alphabet | tsunagu Japan

13 Facts You Did Not Know About Hiragana, The Japanese Alphabet | tsunagu Japan | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
So you're a Japanese learner? Did you know that Hiragana, one of the Japanese alphabet was based on Kanji? Here are 13 facts to enlighten you on Hiragana!
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The world's smallest language has only 100 words — and you can say almost anything

The world's smallest language has only 100 words — and you can say almost anything | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Find out how primitive hunter-gatherers inspired a language based on a beautiful and simple philosophy.
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Why is Canadian English unique?

Why is Canadian English unique? | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
America’s neighbour resisted annexation by the US and its people remained subjects of the British monarch. But Canada’s English isn’t British or American, writes James Harbeck.
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7 Of The Coolest Writing Systems Of All Time - Languages Around the Globe

7 Of The Coolest Writing Systems Of All Time - Languages Around the Globe | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Have you ever stopped to think about the complexity and beauty of the written word? It’s astounding to me to consider the creativity that must have gone into the world’s many, many writing systems over the millennia. Writing is also a very new idea – relatively speaking. Anatomically modern humans are estimated to have existed... Read More
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7 Naming Customs From Around the World | TESOL Blog

7 Naming Customs From Around the World | TESOL Blog | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
U.S. school districts should strive to show respect for the names of our students by learning the appropriate way to spell and pronounce them; start with these tips.
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Translation book: 21 Free Tools & Utilities for Translators

Author: Alessandra Martelli. "21 Free Tools & Utilities for Translators", a quick overview of some tools translators can use to work more effectively.
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Why candidates fail NAATI translation and interpreting tests…

Why candidates fail NAATI translation and interpreting tests… | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
…and how to make sure you pass. Have you taken a NAATI test in translation or interpreting? Or are you thinking about it? Here’s what Dave Deck from NAATI recently had to say about why candidates f...
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10 Rules for Writing Numbers and Numerals

10 Rules for Writing Numbers and Numerals | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
How do you express numbers in your writing? When do you use figures (digits) and when do you write out the number in words (letters)? That is, when do you write
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Winner Of French Scrabble Title Does Not Speak French

Winner Of French Scrabble Title Does Not Speak French | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
It took about two months for Nigel Richards to memorize a French Scrabble dictionary. The New Zealand native has won many English-language Scrabble tournaments.
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How to distinguish Japanese from Korean and Chinese

How to distinguish Japanese from Korean and Chinese | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Can you tell if a person comes from a specific country? Before coming to Japan, I had no idea how to distinguish Japanese, Korean and Chinese from one another. I had quite a few experience (when I ...
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The Three Worst Translation Techniques

The Three Worst Translation Techniques | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
The Three Worst Translation Techniques in Translation   In order to create a perfect translation, several factors must be taken into account. A truly skilled translator will always put a lot o...
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