Translators Make The World Go Round
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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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Why an Imperfect Version of Proust is a Classic in English - The New Yorker

Why an Imperfect Version of Proust is a Classic in English - The New Yorker | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
It’s mostly thanks to C. K. Scott Moncrieff that Proust’s “À la Recherche du Temps Perdu” is part of the common reader’s experience in English.
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Translators (HBO)

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Translators (HBO) | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Translators who have aided the U.S. Military in Afghanistan and Iraq are in great danger in their home countries, but red tape is making it impossible for many of them to leave. John Oliver...
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Why Phillies are no longer lost in translation - Philly.com

Why Phillies are no longer lost in translation - Philly.com | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
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A throng of reporters, TV cameras, and microphones clustered near Odubel Herrera's locker after a morning workout earlier in spring training. The intriguing outfielder had yet to do a group interview.
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Speaking a second language may change how you see the world

Speaking a second language may change how you see the world | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Research suggests speaking English nudges Germans to focus on process over goals
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5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers

5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Just letting you know about a new post on my medical translation website: 5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers.

If you’re a medical translator and are k...
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Why Do English Language Pubs Lag on Translating Classics? - Publishers Weekly

Why Do English Language Pubs Lag on Translating Classics? - Publishers Weekly | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
One of the greatest post-war Dutch novels, Gerard Reve's 'De Avonden' (or 'The Evenings'), which was originally published in 1947, is finally being translated into English. What took so long?
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In other words: inside the lives and minds of real-time translators

In other words: inside the lives and minds of real-time translators | 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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French must drop 'useless barriers' against other languages – minister - The Guardian

French must drop 'useless barriers' against other languages – minister - The Guardian | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Culture secretary Fleur Pellerin issues volte-face over laws protecting native tongue from foreign invaders and upheld by Académie Française
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Why Cultural Intelligence Matters for Our Police Forces

Why Cultural Intelligence Matters for Our Police Forces | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Much of the recent turmoil with police forces could be resolved with cultural training.
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The World’s Most Translated Books

The World’s Most Translated Books | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Every year thousands of new books are published and not all of them captivate readers to the point where they need to be translated. Today, we look at the top
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15 Great French Comics to Learn French

15 Great French Comics to Learn French | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
For language learners, reading a long text or book can be incredibly scary; it’s a wall of words, making you feel overwhelmed. The key to learning is creating interest, and comics are the perfect t...
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A Linguist, a Polyglot and a Translator Walk Into a Bar... - Languages Around the Globe

A Linguist, a Polyglot and a Translator Walk Into a Bar... - Languages Around the Globe | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
What's the difference between a linguist, a polyglot and a translator? Here we've outlined some of the terminology of the language community
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Parsing Ronald Reagan’s Words for Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

Parsing Ronald Reagan’s Words for Early Signs of Alzheimer’s | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Researchers have found subtle indications of dementia in transcripts of the former president’s news conferences.
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Six lessons on translating the untranslatable - Scroll.in

Six lessons on translating the untranslatable - Scroll.in | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Scroll.in is a digital daily of political and cultural news for India. Our focus is on analyses, reportage and commentary.
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When justice talks: Translating services in demand in courts - Standard Speaker

When justice talks: Translating services in demand in courts - Standard Speaker | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
When justice talks: Translating services in demand in courts
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It's Dutch, and when translated to English simply means: Do you understand? I do not speak in English, according to babelfish.com, a free online translation website.
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Cat Translation App Hilariously Backfires On Owner - Huffington Post UK

Cat Translation App Hilariously Backfires On Owner - Huffington Post UK | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
How many of us talk to our pets? Probably all of us at one point or another have spoken to an animal, disregarding all common sense in favour of speaking to an animal that cannot understand human.
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Learn French # 8 Hours To Pronounce Correctly French Language

French for beginners, France, Free French lesson, French lesson, Learn French, French words, Pronounce French, French course, French video lesson, French for intermediate, French for advanced,...
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Translators Form Their ideal Translation: What Does It Look Like?

Translators Form Their ideal Translation: What Does It Look Like? | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
one of the topics I read on the Proz forums a short while ago got me thinking: what makes an ideal translation?
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Crazy Text Message Translation Prank

Asking people to translate a funny text message we got. Had a lot of fun filming it! :D En-f*cking-joy ;) ▻BECOME A COMRADE - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=normeltv...
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Translators help immigrants with cultural interpretations - Hamilton Spectator

Translators help immigrants with cultural interpretations - Hamilton Spectator | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Urban Core graduates its first class of translators
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The Interpreter's Tale: A Word With Too Many Meanings, a Novel by E. M. Epps

The Interpreter's Tale: A Word With Too Many Meanings, a Novel by E. M. Epps | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
A story of languages.
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'There is something maddeningly attractive about the untranslatable'

'There is something maddeningly attractive about the untranslatable' | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Variations on the Right to Remain Silent is an essay by poet and classicist Anne Carson about translation, cliché, divine language and the way some words violently resist being explained. She...
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So what future does the French language have? - The Local.fr

So what future does the French language have? - The Local.fr | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Is the French language slowly dying? Does it have a future? As France celebrates International French Language Day, The Local looks at the current status and future prospects of the language of Molière in the world today.
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