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What makes language interpreting different from translation?


The seemingly straightforward question ‘So, what do you do for a living?’ sends professional interpreters into an existential…

Questions about language

Why is the alphabet arranged the way it is? How many words are there in the English language? Get the answers to some intriguing language questions.

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Sometimes there is a perfect translation for a word, sometimes you need to borrow from another language…

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How much do you know about conlangs?


Even though the HBO television series Game of Thrones has brought conlangs – constructed languages – into the media spotlight…