Spreading a wider reading of Arab fiction could help reduce prejudice in the region. What do you think about this?
There is evidence that speech functions can benefit from music functions. Do you think that music is useful for teaching and learning?
From Haruki Murakami, to Kashuo Ishiguro, Italo Calvino and Camus all the way to Borges. Literature from around the world is at arms grasp. But, there is only one tiny thing standing in the way: most of us depend on translations.
From a cross-cultural study conducted by the City University of New York to the nuances between Je T’aime, I love you and “te quiero”, we’ll find out
Communication, the quest for connection with others, is a basic human instinct. And more so in critical situations, where empathy and compassion need to play a dominant role.
English is an official language in over 60 countries around the world. Spanish is also a widely predominant language, especially all over the American continent, including the US. Yet, we tend to strictly portray them as two fixed languages, and to miss considering those differences when in need of translation or interpretation.
Most video content these days is captioned or has subtitles. Close captions were originated to assist the deaf and the hearing impaired, but that’s not the main objective anymore.
The year 2020 was marked by an enormous flow of information on the coronavirus, which was both essential to human lives and ever-changing. Governments, language services organizations and medical institutions around the world were faced with a very real challenge: human lives depended on having equal access to information. Find out what was done to tackle this […]
Language is important and so is employee retention. The link between the two, however, is not always acknowledged in the corporate world. Recent HR studies show that employee retention is a complex phenomenon, driven by much more than compensation and motivation. In this article, we explore the role of language in improving employee retention. Why […]
As hard to wrap our minds around the fact as it may be, the festive season is almost here. Christmas plans start to become a common topic in conversations, thankfully stealing some of COVID-19’s spotlight. In this article, we dive into the birth of the words we use to talk about Christmas. Latin is the root of modern Christian words […]