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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: 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: 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: SPANISH

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 by
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January 30th, 2019 – 10 Spanish phrases to remember   Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world. Widespread on every continent, it brings with it a variety of cultures, which is also expressed in their language, with a large number of different terms for each speaking state, aimed at identifying the same

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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: 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: NOBODY

Thursday, 29 November 2018 by
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November 29th, 2018 – The word of a dead language that NOBODY can translate.   The Yaghans, also called Yámana, are the southernmost population on the planet: they live in Tierra del Fuego, the archipelago divided between Argentina and Chile not far from Antarctica. Today the tribe is practically extinct, and estimates suggest that the total

DAILYWORD: FOREIGN

Thursday, 08 November 2018 by
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November 8th, 2018 – Oscar 2019: the first 15 films in a FOREIGN language.   Since 1956, every year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the body that awards the Oscars, invites the film industries of all countries to present their best film, distributed in the nation between October of the previous year

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