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Heading to Switzerland? Make the locals smile in appreciation and learn these handy Swiss German travel phrases

Source: The Intrepid Guide, article written by ‘Michele’. After spending a weekend in Zurich I realized that the locals don’t just speak French or just German instead, they speak a wonderful … Continue reading “Heading to Switzerland? Make the locals smile in appreciation and learn these handy Swiss German travel phrases”

Why we should learn German – by John le Carré

To help make the European debate decent and civilised, it is now more important than ever to value the skills of the linguist. I began learning German at the age … Continue reading “Why we should learn German – by John le Carré”

The beauty of translating chemical texts

As a translation agency originally specialized in EU affairs and politics, our core business used to be translating EU politics and related documents, reports and websites.We first translated an SDS … Continue reading “The beauty of translating chemical texts”

Machines could soon be able to understand and summarize text for you

We humans are swamped with text. It’s not just news and other timely information: Regular people are drowning in legal documents. The problem is so bad we mostly ignore it. … Continue reading “Machines could soon be able to understand and summarize text for you”

The Fasctinating Facts Behind the Creation of Fictional Languages

In these 2+1 videos (the +1 will be a surprise at the end of this post) you can take a deeper look into the process how fictional/fantasy languages can be … Continue reading “The Fasctinating Facts Behind the Creation of Fictional Languages”

A Harvard linguist reveals the most misused words in English

Some languages, like French, have an official body that decides how words can and cannot be used.English, as a flexible, global language, has no such designated referee. Therefore, there is … Continue reading “A Harvard linguist reveals the most misused words in English”

Being fluent in 2 languages might literally change how you perceive time

Interesting article recently posted on www.mic.com Being bilingual already has a long list of benefits. Research suggests that it boosts creativity and memory, strengthens multitasking and slows down the onset … Continue reading “Being fluent in 2 languages might literally change how you perceive time”

Targeting German speakers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

There are some differences in Standard German as used in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, mostly in style and syntax, but other than cultural specifics, much of the vocabulary is the … Continue reading “Targeting German speakers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland”

2in1: Translation and layouting in one project

Preparing the translation directly in the publication is getting more and more popular. Not only because the translators see better the context of the text they are working on, but … Continue reading “2in1: Translation and layouting in one project”