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Η ελληνική λογοτεχνία ταξιδεύει

Η ελληνική λογοτεχνία ταξιδεύει | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Η ελληνική λογοτεχνία ταξιδεύει Η Ελληνική λογοτεχνία ταξιδεύει στο εξωτερικό και συγκεκριμένα στην Γαλλία και τον Καναδά, μέσα από δύο συλλογές, με κείμενα.
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Close Approximations International Translation Contest. Deadline 1 February 2017 | Commonwealth Writers

Close Approximations International Translation Contest. Deadline 1 February 2017 | Commonwealth Writers | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
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9 common phrases from around the world that lose all meaning in English

9 common phrases from around the world that lose all meaning in English | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Has someone pulled the wool over your eyes? Was your annual review a bitter pill to swallow? Or was it an ace in the hole? Idioms aren't limited to English.
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Translators in Belgium Achieve Breakthrough Government Recognition | Slator

After a struggle that lasted nearly 40 years, the Belgian government finally creates a national register of sworn translators and interpreters
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Dictionary.com’s 2016 Word of the Year: Xenophobia | Dictionary.com Blog

Dictionary.com’s 2016 Word of the Year: Xenophobia | Dictionary.com Blog | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
At Dictionary.com we aim to pick a Word of the Year that embodies a major theme resonating deeply in the cultural consciousness over the prior 12 months. This
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A new way of looking at the world’s languages

A new way of looking at the world’s languages | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
This map shows the evolution of the most popular - and most learned - languages.
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BBC news translation service should be funded by government, say MPs

BBC news translation service should be funded by government, say MPs | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
BBC Monitoring, which translates and analyses news from around world, faces £4m shortfall and potential loss of 96 staff
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Stanford Professor Analyzes Everyday Influence of Linguistics

Stanford Professor Analyzes Everyday Influence of Linguistics | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Jurafsky also examined people’s everyday interactions with police officers, tackling the question of whether officers treat white community members with a greater degree of respect than they treat black community members.
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What is language extinction and why should we care?

What is language extinction and why should we care? | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Almost half of the roughly 6,900 languages spoken around the world today are endangered. Scarily, the rate of extinction is accelerating and there is a whole lot at stake.
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Μας ενώνουν 3.425 κοινές λέξεις...

Μας ενώνουν 3.425 κοινές λέξεις... | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Tweet Συνέντευξη στη Γεωργία Ψαριά Πέντε και πλέον χρόνια δουλειάς. Έρευνα, καταγραφή των κοινών λέξεων. Ο Ιάκωβος Χατζηπιερής εντόπισε τις λέξεις που προέρχονταν στην ε/κ διάλεκτο από την τουρκική και ο Ορχάν Καπατάς τις λέξεις που προέρχονταν στην τ/κ διάλεκτο
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5 Bulgarian Writers You Don’t Want to Miss

5 Bulgarian Writers You Don’t Want to Miss | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
We're very proud that our newest issue of Two Lines, Issue 25, features a story from the under-appreciated nation of Bulgaria: “A Is for Anything,” an elliptical, obsessive story by the Bulgarian writer Iana Boukova, translated by Angela Rodel. While there have been six novels translated from
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Americans need to rethink their foreign language phobia

Americans need to rethink their foreign language phobia | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Never mind the election and the hotheaded candidacies of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. If you really want to rattle America’s nerves, bring up the topic of speaking another language.
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How to identify Asian, African, and Middle Eastern alphabets at a glance

How to identify Asian, African, and Middle Eastern alphabets at a glance | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.
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How To Learn Words Quickly And Effectively In Any Language

How To Learn Words Quickly And Effectively In Any Language | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Luca Lampariello, an expert language learner who's dedicated much of his adult life to language studying and coaching, describes the 5 key principles he uses in order to learn and use new vocabulary quickly and effectively.
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43 Words You Should Cut From Your Writing Immediately

43 Words You Should Cut From Your Writing Immediately | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Authors, do you need to cut your word count? Here are 43 words you should cut from your writing and how to do it.
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A Harvard linguist reveals the most misused words in English

A Harvard linguist reveals the most misused words in English | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
"Disinterested" does not mean "uninterested."
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Why Americans Call Turkey 'Turkey'

Why Americans Call Turkey 'Turkey' | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
How a New World bird came to be named after countries halfway around the globe
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Glossary Links: the ever-expanding database of glossaries

Glossary Links: the ever-expanding database of glossaries | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Glossary Links: the ever-expanding database of glossaries.
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Interpreters say it’s nearly “impossible” to translate Donald Trump’s rhetoric into other languages

Interpreters say it’s nearly “impossible” to translate Donald Trump’s rhetoric into other languages | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
The job of language translators and interpreters is never easy, but the task becomes especially dicey in the realm of politics. Differing interpretations of a turn of phrase, after all, have been known to lead to war. The challenge is even greater when the translator is attempting to interpret words and phrases that even native speakers find hard to understand. Suc
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The last hieroglyphic language on earth and an ancient culture fighting to survive

The last hieroglyphic language on earth and an ancient culture fighting to survive | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
The Dongba symbols are an ancient system of pictographic glyphs created by the founder of the Bön religious tradition of Tibet and used by the Naxi people in southern China.  Historical records show that this unique script was used as early as the 7th c
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I say Seychelles, you say sea shells: How words get misinterpreted at the UN General Assembly

I say Seychelles, you say sea shells: How words get misinterpreted at the UN General Assembly | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
As leaders gather for the United Nations annual General Assembly debate in New York City this week to outline their visions for the world, many will be listening to their words through the voices of interpreters. This can lead to some tricky — even comical — situations when issues of syntax, idioms, unknown words, accents and speed are at play.
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Where does Canada’s accent come from?

Where does Canada’s accent come from? | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
The way Canadian English is pronounced is close to the US accent – but it’s still utterly unique and the product of singular forces, writes Thomas Rogers.
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Website Teaches Foreigners Greek and Rewards Them with Discounts | GreekReporter.com

Website Teaches Foreigners Greek and Rewards Them with Discounts | GreekReporter.com | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
"Glossopolis" is a website that teaches foreigners Greek and rewards them with discounts in participating businesses when they visit Greece
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Eastern vs Western Armenian – Aypoupen or Aybuben

A quick review of the differences between Eastern & Western Armenian. There exists a division in the Armenian language. Like many languages of the world, geography and the events of history have shaped this language, dividing it up into hundreds of dialects.
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'People are hungry for real bookstores': Judy Blume on why US indie booksellers are thriving

'People are hungry for real bookstores': Judy Blume on why US indie booksellers are thriving | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
At 78, the multimillion-selling author has begun a new career, opening her own bookshop – and joining a business sector that’s flourishing again in the US
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