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Spot Bad Translation, Win Prize: Beijing Taps Public to Improve Bilingual Signage

Spot Bad Translation, Win Prize: Beijing Taps Public to Improve Bilingual Signage | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Officials of the capital city has decided to implement new national standards for English public service signages in an innovative manner. Prizes will be given out to participants based on quantity and quality of submissions.
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La distancia más corta entre dos personas es una historia

La distancia más corta entre dos personas es una historia | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Las narrativas transmedia ya se usan también como estrategias de branding y de marketing para generar engagement.
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¿A mano o a máquina? Ventajas de escribir a mano y de teclear

¿A mano o a máquina? Ventajas de escribir a mano y de teclear | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
La manera como escribimos modifica el modo como pensamos. Ventajas de la escritura a mano y con teclado.
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LA INTERPRETACIÓN EN VERANO – TRADUCTAM

LA INTERPRETACIÓN EN VERANO – TRADUCTAM | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
La interpretación suele ser una ocupación muy estacional, primavera y otoño son las temporadas altas por excelencia de nuestra profesión, pero no por ello se acaba el mundo en agosto. El verano es la época en que se concreta el mercado de fichajes y, en ocasiones, tengo la oportunidad de interpretar en las ruedas de
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Nos hemos leído el diccionario y te traemos estas 471 palabras | Verne EL PAÍS

Nos hemos leído el diccionario y te traemos estas 471 palabras | Verne EL PAÍS | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Transformamos nuestra serie Abrapalabra en un e-book gratuito.
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When translation is not enough: transcreation as a convention-defying practice

When translation is not enough: transcreation as a convention-defying practice | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Despite common knowledge, transcreation is not glorified translation. Nor is it a synonym for 'creative translation' – a definition based on the arguable assumption that translation is not a creative act per se. While it is true that
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Plus de 500 mots couramment utilisés en français portent la marque de l’arabe

Plus de 500 mots couramment utilisés en français portent la marque de l’arabe | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
La langue arabe est fêtée chaque année le 18 décembre, à l’occasion d’une journée internationale organisée par les Nations unies. Une langue qui a irrigué le français, en particulier depuis le Moyen Âge, selon des voies parfois surprenantes, révélées par le lexicographe Roland Laffitte.
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Ciberatacs amb nom propi

Ciberatacs amb nom propi | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
El Termcat proposa un test per trobar la traducció de l’anglès més adequada als noms curiosos que tenen molts atacs informàtics
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6 ways a translator can help you or your business

6 ways a translator can help you or your business | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
What are translators working on behind the scenes – and how are they benefitting millions of businesses and individuals?
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Which is the best language to learn?

Which is the best language to learn? | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Once a mark of the cultured, language-learning is in retreat among English speakers. It’s never too late, but where to start?
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Disconnect: no, machine translation is not about to break the language barrier

Disconnect: no, machine translation is not about to break the language barrier | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
A recent column in the Wall Street Journal says we'll have near-real-time universal translation devices in ten years. Here's why that's not true.
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How Trump's 's***hole' comment was translated by countries around the world

How Trump's 's***hole' comment was translated by countries around the world | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
It was a debate that many journalists likely never expected to face: How to properly quote the president of the United States saying the words “s***hole countries”. Deciding what to do with his remarks – and whether to censor them in news reports – was tough enough for the press in the US. It was, after all, a vulgar phrase not usually fit for a newspaper or television. But imagine trying to make sense of it in a different language. Every culture has its profanities, to be sure, but they do not always translate well.
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Jo, correctora | Catorze.cat

Jo, correctora | Catorze.cat | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
A mi la llengua no m’interessa, m’interessa l’harmonia, la simetria, la precisió, el ritme
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Language Blog Translation Times: The Interpreting Olympics

Language Blog Translation Times: The Interpreting Olympics | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
As readers of this blog may have recently discovered, we like to draw analogies between sports and interpreting, mainly because well
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¿VAS A DEJAR LA REPUTACIÓN DE TU EMPRESA EN MANOS DE UN TRADUCTOR AUTOMÁTICO? – TRADUCTAM

¿VAS A DEJAR LA REPUTACIÓN DE TU EMPRESA EN MANOS DE UN TRADUCTOR AUTOMÁTICO? – TRADUCTAM | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
No siempre tenemos la ocasión de contar con ejemplos jugosos de las graves consecuencias de una mala traducción. Los errores y las traducciones literales pueden dinamitar todos los esfuerzos invertidos en seducir a nuevos clientes y abrirse camino en mercados extranjeros. Recuperar la reputación y la confianza de nuestro público objetivo tras dar una mala
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Geography and Localization: How to Avoid Cultural Mistakes

Geography and Localization: How to Avoid Cultural Mistakes | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Making sure that your content doesn't offend people in target locales is critical to market success. This post highlights how the field of cultural geography can help.
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Dejad de pedirle a la RAE que elimine palabras

Dejad de pedirle a la RAE que elimine palabras | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Exigir la retirada de palabras y expresiones del diccionario demuestra que no sabemos para qué sirven los diccionarios y le otorga al diccionario de la RAE un poder que no tiene (ni debe tener)
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Le mot "arobase" : de l'unité de mesure à l'adresse informatique

Le mot "arobase" : de l'unité de mesure à l'adresse informatique | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Le 18 décembre marque la fête internationale de la langue arabe. En français, beaucoup de mots sont issus de l’arabe. Même des mots que l’on croyait récents, comme arobase. Son origine est retracée par le lexicographe Roland Laffitte.
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Vers un darwinisme linguistique ?

Vers un darwinisme linguistique ? | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Pourquoi parle-t-on ? Qu’est-ce qui fait une langue ? Quelles méthodes utiliser pour étudier les langues et leur évolution ? Comment naissent, se transmettent, évoluent et disparaissent-elles ? Les langues sont-elles façonnées par l’environnement ? La langue conditionne-t-elle la pens[...]
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Is it true that interpreters must abstain from public commentary?

Is it true that interpreters must abstain from public commentary? | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Dear Colleagues: I have recently read many comments about the court interpreter in California who decided to talk to the media after she provided her services to the defendant in a high profile criminal case. To my surprise, must comments promptly endorsed the position that a court interpreter cannot make any public comment. Such extreme…
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Nine Tips for Getting Market and Language Strategy Right

Nine Tips for Getting Market and Language Strategy Right | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Deciding how to expand your sales abroad isn’t easy; many factors are involved. This post gives you nine tips on how to choose both markets and languages.
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La bochornosa traducción con Google Translate de la web oficial de turismo de Santander

La bochornosa traducción con Google Translate de la web oficial de turismo de Santander | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
El portal turístico, publicado en siete idiomas, presenta el Centro Botín como el Loot Center (centro del saqueo) o el casco histórico como el historic helmet
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How to understand body language in different cultures | British Council

How to understand body language in different cultures | British Council | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
How can you better understand body language to feel more confident and be more effective in a range of situations? We asked Kate Sullivan, the British Council's expert on the subject.
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Angela Keil: El trabajo de un intérprete jamás lo podrá hacer una máquina

Angela Keil: El trabajo de un intérprete jamás lo podrá hacer una máquina | Multilingual communication | Scoop.it
Valencia, 10 ene (EFE).- La presidenta de la Asamblea de la Asociación Internacional de Intérpretes de Conferencias (AIIC), Angela Keil, ha valorado hoy el hecho de que cada cual se pueda expresa
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