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Understanding How the Brain Speaks Two Languages | TIME.com

Understanding How the Brain Speaks Two Languages | TIME.com | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Hablan dos idiomas?You should, if you know what's good for you ("Bilingual Mind: Understanding how the brain speaks two languages" http://t.co/LpBeVLj9U0 #bilingualism #linguistics #slpeeps via @TIME)...
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A collection of web-based resources related to translators and translations, with a special interest in French to English translation.
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Want To Know The Language Of The Future? The Data Suggests It Could Be...French

Want To Know The Language Of The Future? The Data Suggests It Could Be...French | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
For many centuries, France was the official language of culture, and erudition. It was the language of diplomacy and arts. Aristocrats in Imperial Russia spoke French, even amongst themselves, as Tolstoy and many others documented.
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French language mistakes: our most embarrassing moments

French language mistakes: our most embarrassing moments | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Learning a language forces you out of your comfort zone and while this will broaden your horizons, it can also be cripplingly embarrassing.
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Israeli Startup Develops Search Engine to Match Businesses with Translators - TheTower.org

Israeli Startup Develops Search Engine to Match Businesses with Translators - TheTower.org | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
No matter where you live or what language you speak, at some point you will likely need a legal, medical, technical, business or personal document translated into one of the world’s thousands of written languages.
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City asked to fix translation issues for parents at schools - New York Daily News

City asked to fix translation issues for parents at schools - New York Daily News | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Immigrant parents want the city to make it easier for non-English speakers to talk to their kids' teachers and principals.
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No One Left Behind Program Helps Afghan Translators - TWC News

afghans rochester taliban translators
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Key Characteristics of Successful Translators

Key Characteristics of Successful Translators | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Key Characteristics of Successful Translators.You really need to have a very good level in the language which you are translating from the source language.
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Copyright “Rustling” in English-Language Translation: How Translators Keep (and Lose) Rights to Their Work

Copyright “Rustling” in English-Language Translation: How Translators Keep (and Lose) Rights to Their Work | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
According to a newly released report, Copyright “Rustling” in English-Language Translation: How Translators Keep (and Lose) Rights to Their Work—Data from Translations Published in 2014, translator...
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Gained in Translation: What simultaneous interpreters have taught us about the human brain

Gained in Translation:  What simultaneous interpreters have taught us about the human brain | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
By Allison MacLachlan  Modern life without language is impossible to comprehend, or rather, just impossible. Language and speech are central to how we convey information and emotion, form bonds, co...
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BiDi 101: A Bidirectional Language Crash Course for Globalization Pros

BiDi 101: A Bidirectional Language Crash Course for Globalization Pros | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Grasping bidirectional languages is key to reaching 600+ million people. This series covers core BiDi concepts and challenges for localization pros.
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In Other Words Inside the Lives and Minds of Real Time Translators - BrainFacts.org

In Other Words Inside the Lives and Minds of Real Time Translators - BrainFacts.org | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
The world’s most powerful computers can’t perform accurate real-time translation. Yet interpreters do it with ease. Geoff Watts meets the neuroscientists who are starting to explain this remarkable ability.
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An Author Asks: Why should a translator get royalties when the story is mine? | Intralingo

An Author Asks: Why should a translator get royalties when the story is mine? | Intralingo | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
RT @transGalator: Thoughts on translators and royalties...#xl8 @S_TRAD_E @AitiTweet http://t.co/HFoqeZUmRI
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OMG! Guardians of the French language warn against using 'LOL'

OMG! Guardians of the French language warn against using 'LOL' | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
The Académie française has identified a new threat.
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Why Translation is Becoming Invisible - CMSWire

Why Translation is Becoming Invisible - CMSWire | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
If you’ve ever tried to find a hotel in Paris without knowing French or searched for that famous restaurant in Beijing without Chinese skills, you know that navigating a foreign country can be an adventure -- to put it mildly.
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Hoover Police using new translators to break down language barrier

Hoover Police using new translators to break down language barrier | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Police officers in Hoover are using new "universal translators" to help bring down language barriers.
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Pute de merde de con! The linguistics of Spiral slang - The Guardian

Pute de merde de con! The linguistics of Spiral slang - The Guardian | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Le weekend will not be the same without Spiral, the French thriller where the language is as intriguing as the plot
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Do You Need To Be A Specialised Translator To Succeed?

Do You Need To Be A Specialised Translator To Succeed? | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Is It Necessary To Be A Specialised Translator? I see a lot of people on translators' forums like Proz.com asking if it is really necessary to be a specialised translator to be a good translator, a...
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Word Map

Word Map | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
This experiment brings together the power of Google Translate and the collective knowledge of Wikipedia to put into context the relationship between language and geographical space.

Via Nik Peachey, Pascual Pérez-Paredes
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 11, 5:42 AM

Just type in a word and it will translate and pronounce the word in languages from all over the world.

Suzanne's curator insight, February 12, 8:14 AM

If nothing else, this is fun! Type in any word and see it translated in a great many languages.

anna's curator insight, March 1, 4:32 AM

fantastic!

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Linguistic Determinism - Linguistics Topic 22 - YouTube

Does our language determine how we can think, or can we think about things our language can't frame? In this week's episode, we talk about linguistic determi...
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Can Skype Translator really help you converse in any language? We tested it to ... - Digital Trends

Can Skype Translator really help you converse in any language? We tested it to ... - Digital Trends | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Microsoft thinks that Skype Translator will "pave the way for a more personal and more human era of computing." We tested to see if the hype is true.
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The translation industry - The Economist

The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
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A 30 second guide to localization for global marketers

A 30 second guide to localization for global marketers | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
If your business is aiming for globalization, your marketing should start with localization http://t.co/mIRwNyqaiU #g11n #t9n #xl8 #l10n
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The amazing diversity of languages around the world, in one map

The amazing diversity of languages around the world, in one map | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
It's really astonishing.
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Good times for translators ahead, Daily Mail, Language, Translation

Good times for translators ahead, Daily Mail, Language, Translation | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Good times for translators ahead, Daily Mail, Language, Translation
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If You're Multilingual, What Language Do You Think In?

If You're Multilingual, What Language Do You Think In? | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Some have argued that no such thing exists independent of the language we speak -- that our innermost subconscious representations and thoughts and categories for the world are all mutable by langu...
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