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DAILYWORD: COMMUNICATE

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 by
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May 30th, 2018 – Emojis have changed the way we COMMUNICATE   This summer its the 10th anniversary of emojis, an update for the iPhone will be available on many phones worldwide. It is the version designed by Apple honoring this iconic designs. But, when did the story of emojis began? It turns out it

DAILYWORD: ENGLISH

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 by
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May 29th, 2018 – Is studying ENGLISH useless?     Will English still be the language of the world? The BBC cites a study by the World Economic Forum, according to which even if a billion and a half people are able to speak and understand English, only 400 million people use it as a

DAILYWORD: TRANSLATES

Monday, 28 May 2018 by
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May 28th, 2018 – Google, Microsoft, and DeepL: who TRANSLATES  better in the age of machine learning? For a couple of years, the big names of technology insist on perfecting their translation systems. The credit goes to Artificial Intelligence, which here finds one of its main applications. But, at what point are we? Read the complete article

DAILYWORD: DIALECT

Thursday, 24 May 2018 by
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May 24th, 2018 – The Bergamasco: an app dedicated to preserving a beloved DIALECT   Over six thousand words to have fun with friends and discover the meaning of terms and expressions of this dialect.     Continue reading this article from GIORNALEDITREVIGLIO.IT

DAILYWORD: LEARN

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 by
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May 23rd, 2018 – Learn Italian through video games?   An interview with Prof. Simone Bregni that teaches at Saint Louis University. Since he was very young he used to play video games, actually, he still does. He believes one of the main reasons he learned English was through his long hours playing and since his personal experience,

DAILYWORD: SPANISH

Monday, 21 May 2018 by
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May 21st, 2018 – Voting information in SPANISH is often lost in translation for many people   Incorrect translations, hard-to-find details, gibberish, or sometimes no information at all. That’s what many Spanish-speaking American voters encounter when searching for online voting materials in Spanish.     Read Complete Article from WHO.WHAT. WHY   

DAILYWORD: GREAT

Friday, 18 May 2018 by
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May 18th, 2018 – GREAT news for the translation field   For the first time in more than two decades, the National Book Foundation is adding a new category to its annual slate of literary prizes: the National Book Award for Translated Literature. The National Book Awards adds a category to reward and honor translated works into English

DAILYWORD: EXPRESSION

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 by
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May 16th, 2018 – What does the Latin expression Gustibus mean?     For the meaning and the translation of Gustibus, it seems that it goes back to Julius Caesar and to one of its famous banquets. De Gustibus refers to the concept by underlining the fact that one perceives that as something different from another.

DAILYWORD: HAPPINESS

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 by
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May 15th, 2018 – Words to describe HAPPINESS in 26 languages   A constantly evolving vocabulary of happiness. Here’s what «The Positive Lexicography Project», a collection of untranslatable words, conceived by Tim Lomas, professor of Positive Psychology at the University of East London. «I searched the words online, on sites, blogs and among academic paper – tells

DAILYWORD: ITALIAN

Friday, 11 May 2018 by
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May 10th, 2018 – Ten ‘untranslatable’ words that only exist in ITALIAN   What’s the word for the mark left on a table by a cold glass? Oh, Ee that’s right, there’s no word in English for that – but in Italian, on the other hand… Every language contains certain words or phrases that just

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