16 Feb

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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16 Feb

Am I translating well if I translate a lot…

Practice makes perfect; this is particularly true of translation. The attainment of an academic qualification in translation does not instantly

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16 Feb

Proverbs and idiomatic expressions

Translating is transposing a concept, a message, a symbolic idea into another language. It is therefore important to be aware

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16 Feb

Is being a native speaker enough?

Professional translators should translate from one or more foreign languages into their native tongue: this is a point on which

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16 Feb

Tourism translations with flair

This week one of our English translators offers some advice about translating for the tourism sector. The first translations assigned

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16 Feb

The pitfalls of the Italian language: “monolingual” & Co

You often hear of a “dizionario monolingue” (monolingual dictionary), a “dizionario bilingue” (bilingual dictionary), or of “traduzione multilingue” (multilingual translation)

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16 Feb

CROESO I BRYDAIN

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Although English is the official language of the British Isles, minority languages dating back hundreds of years are still spoken

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16 Feb

About British complaints…

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We all know that British people like to complain, and recent months have seen a rise in online blogs, communities

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16 Feb

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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16 Feb

Blog

SMGs official blog is finally online! Translations, interpreting, linguistics, culture and much more. Make sure you don’t miss our next

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