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Translating cultures as a way of understanding different customs.
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The words of 2012

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by Paul Heacock As the year winds to a close, it is once again time for the staff and contributors to Cambridge Dictionaries Online and its blog, About Words, to sort through the year gone by and h...


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BBC | British Council - Sense of humour in the ELT Classroom

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For me, one of the most underexploited and neglected areas within language learning is humour. How many course books have a section on humour? How many syllabi include the ability to tell or understand a joke? Yet understanding the sense of humour of a people is a key element of understanding the culture and language and perhaps even more importantly of developing relationships with people from that country.


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An A-to-Z Guide to 2012's Worst Words

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There is no better way for a semantic-minded person to remember the year than with those words we'd just as soon never write or see or hear spoken again.

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Google, Kurzweil, and the Information Transformation Age

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Google's self-declared mission is "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful." It's impossible for Google to accomplish this without translation.


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American and French Cultural Differences

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