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uncomfortable emotions during pandemic
21 octubre, 2020
How to deal with uncomfortable emotions during the pandemic

As discovered by psychologists worldwide, the relationship we have with our emotions affects the relationship we have with everything and everybody else. Like every relationship, it begins with the words we use to address those parts of ourselves. After 9 stressful months of a pandemic in 2020, developing a healthy relationship with uncomfortable emotions has become a top […]

latin american spanish varieties
14 octubre, 2020
How many Latin American Spanish varieties are there?

Translating a simple phrase into Spanish while traveling somewhere in Latin America, is not always a simple task. While the Spanish language has its roots in Europe, it has been greatly influenced by the native languages spoken in Latin America, making the number of current-day Latin-American Spanish varieties overwhelming! Whether you are thinking of learning Spanish or your business is expanding to Latin […]

role of language in emotions
8 octubre, 2020
The role of language in emotions

For years it has been said that emotions are physical types that have nothing to do with the words we use to describe and categorize them. However, recent research from a psychological constructionist perspective reveals that language is a fundamental element in emotion, and it fulfills a key role in emotion experiences and perceptions. How […]

over-the-phone interpreting
7 octubre, 2020
The benefits of over-the phone-interpreting

With COVID-19 and most communications becoming remote-based, being able to reach the services of a professional interpreter in a few seconds, wherever you are, is ever more useful. A myriad of industries benefit from over the phone interpreting.  In what situations is over-the-phone interpreting useful?  Over-the-phone interpreting –OPI for short –  is multilingual communication made possible thanks to technology that connects […]

the best English accent
1 octubre, 2020
What is the best English accent in the world?

There are countless English accents in the world. And this fact alone is a sign that English is a living language, used by millions of people around the world. Linguists and phoneticians work hard to keep track of the differences and explain them. But what is the best English accent?   What is an accent?  An […]

facts about Portuguese language
28 septiembre, 2020
4 things you didn’t know about Portuguese

One of the most spoken languages in the world, Portuguese has countless layers of colorful history and meaning. Have you ever wondered why it shares its roots with Spanish, but its rhythm sounds more like Russian? Continue reading to discover this and a few other interesting facts you didn’t know about the Portuguese language.  What is the Portuguese language a […]

How to improve creativity
25 septiembre, 2020
How to improve creativity

A lot of people struggle in getting their creative juices flowing. In this busy world we live in, we sometimes don’t give ourselves time or permission to explore our creativity and realize new projects. These projects sometimes get put on the backburner, and instead we prioritize other tasks.  What is creativity?  According to Kaufman and Sternberg (2007), creative ideas comprise three components. 1) Those ideas must represent something different, new or innovative. 2) They need to be […]

medical translation and interpretation
23 septiembre, 2020
Medical translation and interpretation during pandemics

During a pandemic, translators and interpreters are essential. As the world comes together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, medical translation and interpretation is a key way to respond to human needs. Language matters more than ever. Translators and interpreters fulfill a fundamental role to help society receive public heatlh announcements and guidance.  Why language matters during pandemics Interpreters and translators can give guidance to patients […]

trick to time management
16 septiembre, 2020
3 Tricks to Time Management

Managing time is one of the main challenges of our era. Now more than ever, it feels like there is never enough time for the increasing number of items on our to-do lists. Prioritizing is a good strategy, but it doesn’t help create more time within our day! If you find yourself constantly racing against […]

machine translation
15 septiembre, 2020
Machine translation: everything you need to know

Machine translation is becoming more and more popular, it is used as a predilect way to complement human translation processes. It can be understood as a form of computational linguistics and language engineering. It is an automated process, carried out by a computer, not a human, where the software translates the text or speech from one language to another.  How does machine translation work? Machine translation is the process […]