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The Surprising Link Between Language and Corporate Responsibility

The Surprising Link Between Language and Corporate Responsibility | terminology and translation | Scoop.it

We've heard that Eskimos have 100 words for snow—a common way of expressing how language affects the way we see the world. Whether or not that particular example is true, cultural linguists have long theorized that the words a particular group of people have at their disposal influences how they categorize the world, emphasizing some values or activities over others.

 

In other words, languages shape the way people think.


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Research shows that a company's degree of social responsibility is affected by the language it uses to communicate.

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An understanding of language can help you target international markets.

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Academic Language and School Success

Academic Language and School Success | terminology and translation | Scoop.it
Cheryl Boyd Zimmerman is the series director of Inside Reading, Second Edition and the upcoming companion series, Inside Writing. In this article, she describes the characteristics of academic lang...

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So, How Good Is Your Janglish?

So, How Good Is Your Janglish? | terminology and translation | Scoop.it
Many terms originating in English are used in current everyday Japanese. But there are also some English-like terms “invented” in Japan.

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So, How Good Is Your Janglish?

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New Irish language centre in Belfast

New Irish language centre in Belfast | terminology and translation | Scoop.it
A new Irish language centre opens in east Belfast later to cope with the increasing number of learners.

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The top ten: Useful words for which there is no English equivalent

The top ten: Useful words for which there is no English equivalent | terminology and translation | Scoop.it
David Remnick, editor of 'The New Yorker', once described the British as the only nation capable of feeling Schadenfreude about themselves. Thus he took a word that isn't even English, but with which we are familiar, and turned it against us.

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