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Great British Dialects

  Although Britain is a small country, it has many regional dialects and different accents. Foreign visitors arriving in the

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Understanding Linguistics: Becoming other (Pt. 04/12)

As we briefly discussed in our previous article, scores of scientists over time have extensively studied the act of phonation,

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Why learn a dead language?

Last week we discussed minority languages in the UK and their revival. But what happens when languages disappear all together?

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Understanding Linguistics: Grappling with meaning (Pt. 05/12)

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In our previous article, we briefly looked at how cultural linguists study the complexities of human cultures as they relate

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How to proofread translations

Ensuring a quality translation requires more than extensive terminological research and grammatical accuracy. Translations should be proofread before they are

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Understanding Linguistics: Searching for Basic Principles (Pt. 01/12)

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What makes a native speaker? Why do some people find it easy to learn a second language? What makes English

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Understanding Linguistics: Follow the bagel (Pt. 06/12)

I will never forget the first time I had to teach an English as a second language class to an

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How to translate for the publishing sector

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Translations for the publishing sector require a flair for linguistic creativity with a healthy addition of cultural common sense. For

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How many languages do you need to stay competitive online?

In an almost poetic paradigm of one of the points made in this article of how important it is to

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Which English do you speak?

American English and British English and the significance of their differences is often the subject of debate, whether in language

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