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Translating a website? 6 ways to make it more readable — Catherine Translates

Translating a website? 6 ways to make it more readable — Catherine Translates | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it

 "Online reading is different from reading on paper. Because website readers like information snacking. They want to grab and go. So what does this mean for the website translator?

 

We must pay attention to readability."


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 "Online reading is different from reading on paper. Because website readers like information snacking. They want to grab and go. So what does this mean for the website translator?"

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Where does Canada’s accent come from?

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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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Η γλώσσα της Θεσσαλονίκης και η γλώσσα της Αθήνας ― το λεξικό των διαφορών

Η γλώσσα της Θεσσαλονίκης και η γλώσσα της Αθήνας ― το λεξικό των διαφορών | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Αθήνα v/s Θεσσαλονίκη, Μέρος δεύτερο.
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10 ελληνικές λέξεις που κάνουν μεγάλη «καριέρα» στο εξωτερικό και δεν το γνωρίζαμε.

10 ελληνικές λέξεις που κάνουν μεγάλη «καριέρα» στο εξωτερικό και δεν το γνωρίζαμε. | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
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17 words for vocabulary enthusiasts

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An average college-educated adult's vocabulary contains only a portion of the words contained within the English language. How many of these terms do you know?
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Google Translate introduces 13 new languages including Scots Gaelic and Sindhi

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Exclusive music news, big interviews, entertainment, social media trends and video from the news people at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.
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Foreign languages: how to memorise vocabulary

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To “get by” in a language it takes a vocabulary of about 120 basic words. Anne
Merritt explains how to learn them.
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20 Words Meaning “Being or Existing in the Past”

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This list features former and eighteen other adjectives (and a prefix) that can be used to refer to a position no longer held or a state no longer active,
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VIDEO. Accent circonflexe, ognon et nénufar... L’orthographe se réforme

VIDEO. Accent circonflexe, ognon et nénufar... L’orthographe se réforme | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Les accents circonflexes ne seront plus (tous) obligatoires ! La réforme orthographique élaborée en 1990 va enfin être appliqué par les enseignants et éditeurs de manuels scolaires à la rentrée 2016. Malgré les recommandations du Conseil supérieur de la la...
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Dictionary of dead language complete after 90 years - BBC News

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A full dictionary of the extinct language of ancient Mesopotamia has been completed after 90 years of work.
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5 Bulgarian Writers You Don’t Want to Miss

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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

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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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These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
These are amazing for studying etymology.
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How to Use a Kanji Dictionary

There's nothing like a good kanji dictionary at your side. While online resources have become more and more popular, having a good dictionary is still pretty important if you're going to take Japanese classes or plan to work in Japan. There are a lot...
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Why I Choose Optimism Over Despair: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

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Noam Chomsky discusses his latest book and why humans have a clear choice in choosing solidarity and hope over pessimism.
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Qatar cabinet gives nod to new Arabic language law - Doha News

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Provisions of the draft law would require Arabic to be used for instructions, documents, contracts, transactions, correspondence, labels, programs, publications and advertisements, QNA said.
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Ancient Greek manuscripts reveal life lessons from the Roman empire

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Newly translated textbooks from the second and sixth centuries aimed at language learners also provide pointers on shopping, bathing, dining and how to deal with drunk relatives
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Polyglot or ‘polynot’: a look at language skills across the EU

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world news - Luxembourgers are the multilingual champions of the EU while the Irish, Bulgarians, Austrians and Hungarians are among the worst, latest official
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Translation of Bulgarian Novel Goes to 2016 PEN Prize Finals - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

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The English translation of The Physics of Sorrow, a novel by Bulgarian author Georgi Gospodinov, has been shortlisted for the finals of the 2016 PEN Translation Prize. Angela Rodel is the translator.
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26 free tools and resources for freelance translators

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In this blog post, I prepared a comprehensive list of 26 free tools and resources for freelance translators that will help you to handle almost every possible task.
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