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DAILYWORD: TOURISTS

Friday, 31 August 2018 by
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August 30th, 2018 – In Bari, tourists have fun with this mistranslation.   Following the style of the sign at the airport,”Embarkation” is not the “do-it-yourself” translation of boarding.   Read the complete article from IL QUOTIDIANO ITALIANO

DAILYWORD: WEB

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 by
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August 29th, 2018 – A book of stories to avoid the bad language of the WEB   Digital media is diminishing a good use of language but also the capacity for empathy: nothing can replace the emotions of a face, although we try to replace them with an emoticon.   Read the complete article from CORRIERE

DAILYWORD: LESSONS

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 by
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August 28th, 2018 – English LESSONS with translation in Bergamo   The friendly “lessons” of the Bergamo comedian were once again very much appreciated by his fans. Suffice it to say that the video (lasting less than 3 minutes) within 48 hours has abundantly exceeded 3 thousand views on Youtube and almost 23 thousand on

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DAILYWORD: WRITING

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 by
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August 22nd, 2018 – The job of the copywriter: between WRITING and online promotion   The work of the copywriter involves a series of different tasks that are intertwined with each other and that require a good deal of specialized skills. The starting point is represented by the writing of professional texts, which can be destined

DAILYWORD: ENGLISH

Monday, 20 August 2018 by
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August 20th, 2018 – Spelling in ENGLISH: what it is and how it is done.   You will surely have heard of it: spelling in English at school is almost a nightmare. But why do you study and why is it so important? Spelling is actually a very simple thing: it means reading or pronouncing

DAILYWORD: WRONG

Thursday, 16 August 2018 by
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August 16th, 2018 – Why are the translation of menus always WRONG Emily Monaco, a professional culinary translator, has written an excellent article about the issues on menus translations around the world. “When I arrived in Paris,” she says at the beginning, “I had to confront a strange problem: I could not understand the menus in English,

DAILYWORD: PATENTED

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 by
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August 14th, 2018 – Amazon has just PATENTED a real-time translator   Amazon has just patented an audio system that can detect a person’s accent and translate it into the listener’s accent, which could be very useful in the future. The applications are multiple.   Continue reading the article from EVERYEYE.IT

DAILYWORD: RISKING

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 by
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August 13th, 2018 – If the great classics age, the skill of the translator lies in “RISKING” the right.   Translate and reinterpret. When it comes to classic books, then it is necessary to have the right strength to measure the possibility of risk (in translating them).   Read the complete article from IL PICCOLO.IT  

DAILYWORD: RESULT

Thursday, 09 August 2018 by
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August 8th, 2018 – A world RESULT on Google Translate: 143 billion words translated per day and a (probable) future of earnings thanks to advertising.   The app translates the incredible figure of 143 billion words every day, said Pichai (Google’s CEO). Adding then how this has had a significant increase during the World Cup

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DAILYWORD: LATIN

Tuesday, 07 August 2018 by
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August 7th, 2018 – What does ¨in vino veritas¨ mean?   ¨In vino veritas¨ is a Latin expression commonly used in Italian when drinking a little too much, things are revealed in other unspoken cases. But where does this saying come from? What is the meaning, and the translation, of ¨in vino veritas¨?   Read the

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