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Infographic: The Interconnected World of Voice Acting

Infographic: The Interconnected World of Voice Acting | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Homer Simpson is The Robot Devil is Arnold’s Grandpa.
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“It’s Raining Husbands” and Other Idioms Translated into Different Languages

“It’s Raining Husbands” and Other Idioms Translated into Different Languages | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
How do idiomatic expressions across the world compare? And why does it rain "cats and dogs" in English, but, of all things, "old hags" in Dutch?!
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Mary Majkowski @ The Language Ctr's curator insight, March 9, 8:30 AM
Great tidbits to make a note of!
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A 24-Hour Guide to Planning Your Day in Sync with Your Body’s Internal Clock

A 24-Hour Guide to Planning Your Day in Sync with Your Body’s Internal Clock | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Have you ever heard about such thing as the suprachiasmatic nucleus? The SCN, the human body’s master clock, lies deep inside the hypothalamus, behind the eyeballs, and controls circadian rhythms. In lay terms, the SCN instructs the pineal gland to increase the production of melatonin (a hormone that regulates the body’s natural sleep-wake cycle by…
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Prepare for translation by extracting terminology from English web pages; New free tool available.

Prepare for translation by extracting terminology from English web pages; New free tool available. | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Prepare for translation by extracting terminology from English web pages; New free tool available.
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Spain mulls end of dubbed actors on TV to boost nation's English language skills

Spain mulls end of dubbed actors on TV to boost nation's English language skills | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Spaniards lag behind their EU counterparts when it comes to speaking English and so the government hopes the proposal will change that
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Serge AWONO's curator insight, December 8, 2015 10:50 PM

Spain mulls end of dubbed actors on TV to boost nation's English language skills

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Episode 58: What agencies really want from translators - Interview with David Smith - Marketing tips for translators

Episode 58: What agencies really want from translators - Interview with David Smith - Marketing tips for translators | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
We are talking about what agencies really want from translators, how to apply to them, how to appear professional and get continued jobs.
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Serge AWONO's curator insight, November 23, 2015 8:38 AM

Episode 58: What agencies really want from translators - Interview with David Smith - Marketing tips for translators

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Specializing? Listen to your heart! - In Touch Translations

Specializing? Listen to your heart! - In Touch Translations | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Okay, I admit, this title is pretty cheesy. But in my opinion, it can’t be more true. If you have been working as a freelance translator for a couple of years now, chances are you have decided to pick a field (or better yet, a niche!) in which you’d like to specialize and on which …
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EU – DG Translation – Translating Europe Forum

European Commission – Come to our annual Translating Europe Forum to discuss translation issues and meet translation professionals.
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Diez palabras imposibles de traducir

Diez palabras imposibles de traducir | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Todos los idiomas tienen expresiones difíciles de trasponer a otra lengua. Una autora y diseñadora británica se propuso recoger las más significativas. BBC Culture hizo una selección.
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[INFOGRAPHIC] What Are The Hardest Languages To Learn?

[INFOGRAPHIC] What Are The Hardest Languages To Learn? | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
What Are The Hardest Languages To Learn? [INFOGRAPHIC]  
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The Language Ctr's curator insight, July 13, 2015 10:25 AM

THE HARDEST LANGUAGES TO LEARN

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Sexism and the English language

Sexism and the English language | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Want to read more stories about language? Consider donating to The Caledonian Mercury By Betty Kirkpatrick Much has been said and written
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What are the Top 5 World Languages in 2050?

What are the Top 5 World Languages in 2050? | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
What are the languages in 2050 that will be most widely spoken? What are the challenges to prepare next generations to a global economy?
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Hahaha vs. Hehehe

Hahaha vs. Hehehe | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Sarah Larson writes about the difference between typing and receiving “hehehe” and “hahaha” in e-mails, chats, and texts.
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10 Productivity Secrets for Freelance Translators: How to stay productive and not to burn out at work

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Literary translation facts you probably didn’t know, from Harry Potter to the Little Prince

Literary translation facts you probably didn’t know, from Harry Potter to the Little Prince | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
When Oxford mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson penned Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, he could never have predicted its success. First published on 26th November 1865, the whimsical adventure has become one of the most iconic examples of children’s literature. 150 years on, Carroll’s legacy lives on with a big screen Disney […]
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Serge AWONO's curator insight, November 23, 2015 8:39 AM

Literary translation facts you probably didn’t know, from Harry Potter to the Little Prince

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Vol 15 (2015): Comics and Translation

Vol 15 (2015): Comics and Translation | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Vol 15 (2015): Comics and Translation
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Untranslatable Words of Love - Vashi

Untranslatable Words of Love - Vashi | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
This collaboration with artist Emma Block celebrates 'untranslatable words of love' from around the world. Because love is more than just a word.
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Serge AWONO's curator insight, November 12, 2015 4:51 PM

Untranslatable Words of Love - Vashi

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Por qué, porque, el porqué, por que - Blog de Lengua

Por qué, porque, el porqué, por que - Blog de Lengua | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Dentro del ránking de las dudas y vacilaciones ortográficas hay una que se sitúa muy arriba: la diferencia entre por qué, porque, el porqué y por que en todas sus variantes, es decir, junto o separado, con tilde o sin ella. Vamos a empezar con la variante en dos palabras y con tilde: por qué. Esta es una combinación de una preposición (por) y un interrogativo o, a veces, exclamativo (qué). Sirve para preguntar por la causa de algo. Su uso más frecuente y más claro lo encontramos en las oracion
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Serge AWONO's curator insight, November 4, 2015 3:53 AM

Por qué, porque, el porqué, por que - Blog de Lengua

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Dictionary of Architecture & Construction (Free Download & Streaming)

Dictionary of Architecture & Construction (Free Download & Streaming) | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Dictionary of Architecture & Construction
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La dura vita del traduttore

La dura vita del traduttore | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Quando si parla della vita dei traduttori, sono sempre, o quasi, dolenti note. I traduttori, ormai è risaputo, non hanno vita facile né dal punto di vista economico, né dal punto di vista del riconoscimento del loro lavoro. La situazione dei traduttori (e qui ci focalizziamo sui traduttori letter
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English Received Pronounciation

Voices - The way we speak in the UK today. Voices - The term 'BBC English' entered the language and is still widely used, even though - as we can see from the comments above - a range of accents are used on the BBC.
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