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DAILYWORD: TIME

Thursday, 16 May 2019 by
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May 16th, 2019 – Google Translatotron, soon translation will be more natural and in real time.   Google has long made the live speech translation feature available – we find it in Google Translate since 2011 – and recently it also came in with the Assistant feature and therefore does not represent a novelty in the

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DAILYWORD: TITLE

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 by
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April 10th, 2019 – Not only in Italy: the 10 most absurd translations of the titles of famous films abroad.   We Italians are true geniuses of crime when it comes to translating foreign film titles in a bizarre or completely misleading manner. Read these absurd translations of famous movies in countries such as China,

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DAILYWORD: STUDIED

Wednesday, 03 April 2019 by
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April 3rd, 2019 – Italian is the fourth most STUDIED language in the world.   According to the ranking compiled by Ethnologue, a publication by Sil International (Summer Institute of Linguistics, Dallas, Texas), in the academic year, 2016-17 Italian became the fourth most studied language in the world, after English, Spanish and Chinese. It would

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DAILYWORD: WORLD

Monday, 01 April 2019 by
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April 1st, 2019 – The English language and the WORLD culture   English can certainly be called the dominant language in the world. There are some reasons why this definition fits the English language so well. The main point must be seen in the fact that English has acquired an enormous power precisely for the

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DAILYWORD: RESPEAKING

Saturday, 23 March 2019 by
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March 23rd, 2019 – RESPEAKING, the last frontier of simultaneous translations.   Respeaking is a revolution in the world of international conferences and interpreting thanks to a new technology that allows the reporting of a speaker directly to the target language in real time on a big screen.   The revolution is represented by a speech

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

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