Addicted to languages
4.4K views | +0 today
Follow
Addicted to languages
Interesting news and facts about languages, resources and information for language learners, translators, interpreters and linguists
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

How a dialect differs from a language

How a dialect differs from a language | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
HONG KONG'S education department caused a furore last month by briefly posting on its website the claim that Cantonese was “not an official language” of...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

How do you say 'stoked' in Korean? Sochi translators scramble to keep up

How do you say 'stoked' in Korean? Sochi translators scramble to keep up | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
This must be what it feels like to be at the United Nations: Volunteer interpreters are scrambling to communicate while transcribing quotes for the Olympic News Service.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

7 Reasons You Should Teach Your Children To Speak French

7 Reasons You Should Teach Your Children To Speak French | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Sorry, but French still matters.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

What Nobody Bothered to Tell Me About Living Abroad | Language News

What Nobody Bothered to Tell Me About Living Abroad | Language News | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
A lifelong language learner explains why learning culture is just as important as learning the language itself.
more...
IDEM translation agency's curator insight, February 4, 2014 12:09 PM
Funny blogs about interpreting French manners.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

Call for Irish language support - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Call for Irish language support - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Growth and promotion of the Irish language in Northern Ireland is being blocked by hostile attitudes in Stormont and a lack of support for its use in the courts and in education, accord
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

Sids Advice to young translators

Sids Advice to young translators | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
10 lessons from my first year as a full-time freelance translator   I've been so busy with work this past month (hence the lack of blog posts) that I missed an important milestone. Three weeks ago ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

Because Word(s) of the Year 2013 – Lingua Franca - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Because Word(s) of the Year 2013 – Lingua Franca - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

Resources for interpreting students

Resources for interpreting students | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Whether you are an interpreting student, you are studying languages or you would like to interpret or translate for Europe, this collection of interpreting resources recently made available by Directorate General for Interpretation (DG SCIC) of the European Commission is an essential tool to achieve your goal!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

Aunt, adult, pajamas: Why can't we agree how to pronounce common words?

Aunt, adult, pajamas: Why can't we agree how to pronounce common words? | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Call it the problem of toilet-paper-roll words
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

Thoughts on Freelance Translation: The Experiment

Thoughts on Freelance Translation: The Experiment | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
An experiment conducted to determine the true meaning of how the freelance translation rates we set affect the agency's willingness to collaborate with us.
more...
Chiara Zanone Translations's curator insight, February 4, 2014 1:11 PM

Very interesting article about translators' rates!!

Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

Passive Voice in Modern Greek (Indicative Mood) | Greek Language Blog

Passive Voice in Modern Greek (Indicative Mood) | Greek Language Blog | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
The Passive Voice in Modern Greek. The tenses of the Indicative Mood.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

Ο ελεύθερος επαγγελματίας μεταφραστής και το κατ' οίκον γραφείο

Ο ελεύθερος επαγγελματίας μεταφραστής και το κατ' οίκον γραφείο | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
της Δήμητρας Σταφυλιά 1. Εισαγωγή Η πρόσφατη έρευνα The Status of the Translation Profession in the European Union[1] της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής που δημοσιεύθηκε το 2012 παρατηρεί ότι ο μεταφραστικός...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

Κι όμως κινούνται!

Κι όμως κινούνται! | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
Παραστάσεις αρχαίων ελληνικών αγγείων που ζωντανεύουν σε κινούμενα σχέδια
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

9 Mistakes Freelance Translators Should Avoid

9 Mistakes Freelance Translators Should Avoid | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
TTC wetranslate supports the translation service industry by explaining 9 mistakes freelance translators should avoid
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Milena Sahakian
Scoop.it!

Localization World Conference: The Leading Conference for Localization and Translation Professionals

Localization World Conference: The Leading Conference for Localization and Translation Professionals | Addicted to languages | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.