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This British Linguist Has Figured Out How World Cultures Really Work

This British Linguist Has Figured Out How World Cultures Really Work | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Richard Lewis explains the world.
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A second language may help sustain the brain

A second language may help sustain the brain | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Researcher concludes that learning another language can help predict brain health in old age.
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MultiLingual Magazine, issue June 2013. Language Focus: Spanish

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puntos suspensivos, claves para un uso adecuado

puntos suspensivos, claves para un uso adecuado | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Ante las dudas que se plantean a menudo respecto al uso de los puntos suspensivos, a continuación se ofrece una serie de pautas sobre las normas ortográficas de este signo de puntuación:
1. Los puntos suspensivos son tres y nada más que tres, aunque en las ortografías académicas antiguas este signo estuviera formado por un número indefinido de puntos.
2. Cuando los puntos suspensivos coinciden con el final de la frase, no se añade el punto de cierre (siguen siendo tres) y la siguiente palabra, al pertenecer a una oración distinta, se escribirá con mayúscula: «Este fin de semana iremos a… Mírame, que estoy hablando contigo»; …
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Quick Height Conversion Tables: feet & inches to metres (ft to m)

Full height conversion chart for feet to metres (ft to m) conversions from 0 feet to 8 feet in inch steps.
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Quiero dedicarme a esto de los videojuegos. ¿Por dónde empiezo?

Quiero dedicarme a esto de los videojuegos. ¿Por dónde empiezo? | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Quiero dedicarme a esto de los videojuegos. ¿Por dónde empiezo? – Artículos de opinión de Videojuegos y Consolas – Alfa Beta Juega - La revista online de videojuegos y consolas en español con más información diaria
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MultiLingual Magazine, 2014 Jun issue, Industry Focus: Games

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Being bilingual 'slows brain ageing'

Being bilingual 'slows brain ageing' | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
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Out Loud: Translation and Untranslatables

Out Loud: Translation and Untranslatables | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
On this week’s episode, Adam Gopnik and Ann Goldstein discuss translation.
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British Slang As Guessed By An American

British Slang As Guessed By An American | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Consider this the new British dictionary.
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Why some English words are controversial in China

Why some English words are controversial in China | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
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Marketing for translators: Mailing

Marketing for translators: Mailing | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
I have recently posted a 2-part list of 10 things that freelance translators should do every day, you can access parts 1 and 2 here. Those are a few things that I have done every day and have really helped me not only develop my business, but also helped me develop professionally. I can recommend
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9 Incredibly Useful Russian Words With No English Equivalent

9 Incredibly Useful Russian Words With No English Equivalent | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
English could use some words like this.
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Translation companies – Let’s hear it from the good guys!

Translation companies – Let’s hear it from the good guys! | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
You read and hear all these horror stories on social media and translation blogs about translation companies. I want to tell you about a lovely person, a translation company owner, that I met recently.
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How to speak German fluently? Say the right things! - The Germanz

How to speak German fluently? Say the right things! - The Germanz | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
How to speak German We all know that practicing your language skills is crucial to speak German fluently. To improve your speaking and listening skills, we want to talk about the following question:   “How is your German studying going?” Or “Sprichst du überhaupt Deutsch?” Imagine you are in Germany, maybe you don’t even have Read more
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Per-word versus hourly income: can someone explain this?

Per-word versus hourly income: can someone explain this? | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
One of the great things about having a blog is that I get to ask questions that I don't know the answers to, and then people who are smarter than I am will respond and fill me in. Here's one that's...
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A Kazakh journalist uses translation as language preservation | TED Blog

A Kazakh journalist uses translation as language preservation | TED Blog | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
When Asqat Yerkimbay learned about TED’s Open Translation Project, he realized it could be instrumental in reviving his native tongue.
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Lost in translation: Taxpayers pick up £3,000 bill after court translator blunder

Lost in translation: Taxpayers pick up £3,000 bill after court translator blunder | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
TAXPAYERS were left with a £3,000 bill after three court translators were employed for a Lithuanian immigrant who stole two 10p plastic bags.
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12 traps newbie translators fall into (Part 1/3)

12 traps newbie translators fall into (Part 1/3) | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Part one of a three-part series on traps newbie translators fall into. This post covers tenders, tests, not being paid enough and useless directories.
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"How languages evolve", by Alex Gendler

"How languages evolve", by Alex Gendler | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Over the course of human history, thousands of languages have developed from what was once a much smaller number. How did we end up with so many? And how do we keep track of them all? Alex Gendler explains how linguists group languages into language families, demonstrating how these linguistic trees give us crucial insights into the past.
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Microsoft demos breakthrough in real-time translated conversations

Microsoft demos breakthrough in real-time translated conversations | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
News and perspectives covering the top stories, events and activities from Microsoft. The content for this blog includes the official information and stories from all of Microsoft's primary businesses.
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Technik-Lexikon

Technik-Lexikon | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Technik-Lexikon
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Dictindustry: Multilingual Technical dictionary

Dictindustry: Multilingual Technical dictionary | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
Translations - Dictionary - Electronics, Energy technology, Vehicle technology, Testing technology, Robotic automation, Mechanical Engineering, Packaging, Logistics
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Nintendo says 'No' to gay characters

Nintendo says 'No' to gay characters | Translation & Interpreting | Scoop.it
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Culturcat. Portal de cultura catalana

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