Celebrating Language with International Translation Day

In our community, we celebrate language and translation every single day. Without the communication barriers that translation breaks through, we’d all be isolated. Once a year, however, an official day of celebration is recognized across the world: International Translation Day, September 30th. In the 1950’s, this day was established as an opportunity to “pay tribute to the […]

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English to Arabic Translation: Social & Cultural Considerations

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Beyond the linguistic qualities that are needed in any translation project, when we’re presented with an English to Arabic translation we are actually undertaking a job that calls for deep-seated knowledge of the differences between both languages and the cultures to which they belong. English to Arabic translation implies a solid understanding and respect for differences […]

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The Future of Learning: Robots Teaching Kids New Languages

MIT researchers have always had a focus on building powerful and intelligent robots, even specifically with children. Now they’re back with new responsive robotics, testing the viability of a robot whose purpose is to teach language. While the overall goal is to create a totally automatic school system, which seems far-fetched, we can’t deny we’re […]

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Beautiful & Untranslatable: Words from Around the World

While English increases in popularity, there are words and phrases commonly found in various other languages that will never be directly translatable. We’re here to celebrate these beautiful, strange, and often elaborate expressions that hold importance to their respective cultures. In both Czech and Slovak languages, this fun word represents the action to call a phone, […]

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Beautiful & Untranslatable: Words from Around the World

English has been one of the most prominent languages spoken around the world for decades, and continues to have the highest number of learners than any other language. While English increases in popularity, there are words and phrases commonly found in various other languages that will never be directly translatable. We’re here to celebrate these […]

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