Category: Foreign Language

Infographic: 50+ Fascinating Language Facts

Infographic: 50+ Fascinating Language Facts

[ 0 ] July 12, 2019 |

  Infographic credit: eLearning Infographics

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The Four Most Important Languages of Israel

The Four Most Important Languages of Israel

March 4, 2019 |

Israel is one of the youngest countries in the in the Middle East. It is a haven for persecuted Jews, and has developed into a strong military power. Its population is made up of a variety of ethnicities, most of whom practice Judaism, but does include other religious groups. Israel and Palestine have been in […]

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Translating the Language of Love

Translating the Language of Love

January 25, 2019 |

The language of love is universal … or so we’ve been told. The truth is that just like any topic, translating romantic sayings from one language to another is not as easy as translating individual words. Romance and love, and the ideas around romance and love are very culturally specific, and therefore so is the […]

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Translating Tech in South Korea

Translating Tech in South Korea

[ 0 ] January 3, 2017 |

By: Sarah-Claire Jordan When you think of East Asia and technology, South Korea might not be the first country that comes to mind. Generally, China and Japan are the countries in that region that are most associated with technology. While they have a longer legacy of success in the tech industry, South Korea has become […]

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Mobile Language Support in India

Mobile Language Support in India

[ 0 ] November 9, 2016 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan This is an update on what is going on in India in terms of mobile language support and localization. We last talked about it in this article back in April, but now there is more to share. Since then, the proposal that was drawn up has been approved and will go into […]

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The Challenges of Sub-Saharan African Translations

The Challenges of Sub-Saharan African Translations

[ 0 ] October 24, 2016 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Most of the top languages for translation and marketing these days are European or Asian languages, such as Mandarin, Arabic, or French. While these are important languages to keep in mind for marketing and localization purposes, one must also think about which languages aren’t quite as popular at the moment, but have […]

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Localizing in Korean

Localizing in Korean

[ 0 ] October 7, 2016 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan There are about 80 million people in the world today who speak Korean, most of whom reside in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, or North Korea, and the Republic of Korea, or South Korea. Since South Korea is more open to the rest of the world and thus more likely to […]

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What Is Shanghainese?

What Is Shanghainese?

[ 0 ] September 20, 2016 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Shanghainese, also known as the Hu language as well as the Shanghai language, is actually a dialect of Wu Chinese spoken in Shanghai and neighboring areas. Sometimes, when discussing the Shanghai language in English, it is used to mean ALL Wu dialects, but linguistically this isn’t the case. It is, to be […]

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