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DAILYWORD: SPANISH

Friday, 15 March 2019 by
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March 15th, 2019 – Alfonso Cuarón got angry with Netflix for the SPANISH subtitles of “Roma”   Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón criticized Netflix for the subtitles for his film Rome, which was distributed on the platform and was highly appreciated by critics. The film was shot in Mexico, with predominantly Mexican actors who speak Mexican Spanish. In

DAILYWORD: LEARN

Monday, 11 March 2019 by
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March 11th, 2019 – How to use Netflix to learn foreign languages.   It is not a bad idea to use Netflix to learn foreign languages. Through a tool for Google Chrome called Learning Language with Netflix (LLN) you can watch a TV series in another language and learn it in a fun way.  

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DAILYWORD: ENDING

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 by
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February 20th, 2019 – The absurd translation of the ENDING of Casablanca in China.   Some translations are conveyed by the culture of the country that translates. As it happened with the movies Gone with the Wind in Japan and Casablanca in China. We know how complex it is to translate a film and we

DAILYWORD: THOUGHTS

Monday, 11 February 2019 by
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February 11th, 2019 –  Translates THOUGHTS into words: the system for solving language disorders.   The new engineers at Columbia University have developed a way to use artificial intelligence and vocal synthesizers to translate thoughts into words. The research, published in Scientific Reports, illustrates how scholars have created a system that can read the brain

DAILYWORD: CORRECT

Friday, 08 February 2019 by
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February 8th, 2019 – A correct online language against cyberbullying.   Fighting the words that can hurt through a campaign against cyberbullying launched by Ikea and Parole O_stili, the association that from February 2017 teaches the correct use of online language. “In a society where the size of the home is increasingly fluid and the boundaries

DAILYWORD: WEEK

Wednesday, 06 February 2019 by
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February 6th, 2019 – The translation of the WEEK: Yuxiang   Yuxiang (that literally means: “fish fragrance”) is a famous condiment in Chinese cuisine used to cook meat or vegetables. It seems to have originated in the Sichuan cuisine but has spread to other Chinese regional cuisines. Despite the meaning of “fish fragrance”, the seasoning

DAILYWORD: REALITY

Monday, 28 January 2019 by
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January 27th, 2019 – Talk about how you look at the world (that’s how the language you use affects REALITY)   “There are thoughts that belong to only one language”, with these words the Polish writer Stanislaw Jerzy Lec brilliantly underlines the fascination of learning a language that is not his own and highlights how our

DAILYWORD: PARTICULAR

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 by
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January 15th, 2019 – The PARTICULAR translations of Taranto: the Duomo becomes “The Dome”.   The Duomo means Dome in English, City Center translated to Town Centre and Municipio is Municipality. The real blunders and errors of translation from Italian to English have appeared on the signs on the outskirts of Taranto, a city that welcomes

DAILYWORD: LANGUAGES

Friday, 11 January 2019 by
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January 11th, 2019 – CES 2019, Google Assistant now acts as an interpreter: translations into 27 languages in real time.   Google made some important announcements related to its Assistant, the digital helper that Italians have known about since last year, that is available to download on all Android smartphones and family smart speakers. The biggest

DAILYWORD: SIMULTANEOUS

Monday, 07 January 2019 by
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January 7th, 2019 – SIMULTANEOUS translation in a pocket with artificial intelligence.   Pocketalk has arrived in Italy, a portable device that performs instantaneous voice translation in 74 different languages. It is a smart device, based on artificial intelligence, which has the potential to change the way travel is tackled, also, the way to communicate with

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