Category: News


Linguistics museum to open in Washington


A linguistics museum will open in a historic building in Washington, DC. Maybe other cities around the world consider this great idea.


Bad localization can be expensive. In games too…

Localization of poor quality can be costly to a business. This article shows examples from the computer gaming industry.

Some of them have even become cult classics.


Secrets of learning a language — quickly

Picture this: You want to apply for a dream assignment abroad. There’s just one problem. You need foreign language skills that you don’t have – and time is not on your side.

It might sound like an impossible task, but according to language experts, you can learn basic communication skills in weeks and master the basics of a foreign language in several months. While you might not quickly reach the fluency that allows you to understand great foreign literature classics, you can, though, quickly hone in on phrases and technical language specific to your needs whether you are working with the diplomatic service or a blue chip multinational.

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Inheriting the Greek language

Source: Huffington Post

The Greek language is truly a gift to the development of European civilization, and its culture has influenced many people extending beyond the borders of Europe. Although many educated Europeans carried with them the love for the ancient Greek language and culture upon settling in the New World, not much was known about the Greek culture as a whole.

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