It’s never too late to put a Language Learning gift under...

The Christmas season is upon us and that means that if you haven't bought gifts for your loved ones yet, then you are quickly...

Business English vs. General English

In the modern globalized world English has become the "language of business". Hence, the term "business English" was developed to describe the English that...

Ever wanted to travel back in time? Talk to a Lithuanian!

“Anyone wishing to hear how Indo-Europeans spoke should come and listen to a Lithuanian peasant.” – Antoine Meillet (1886-1936) Now this is quite a statement...

TermCoord Glossary Links among the most popular online resources!

On the second day of the Translating Europe Forum it skyrocketed on Twitter becoming Trending Topic. Guess why? The topic was Terminology! The most...
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Legal texts: a novel support for legalese

Legal texts are often carefully crafted by clever lawyers to be both general and precise. Such texts can be hard to understand for most...

The art of persuasion

Have you ever applied any persuasive tricks to convince people to approve of your point of view or share some controversial ideas? Whether you...

Tales from the Underground

Tubes, subways, metros, trains, trams...transport anecdotes, curiosities and diverse passengers all over the world. They also somehow portray the singular identity of the cities...

Which English do you Speak?

Unlike a lot of other languages, English hasn't got a single dominant centre that decides what is "proper English" and what isn't. As a...

Language is alive and evolving

Language change is an on-going process, including the constant emergence of newly coined words, the so-called neologisms. Cambridge Dictionaries Online maintains a blog where you...

Fado vs Samba – Common past different present

Why do we find two similar languages in different countries? Why do people put two similar languages inside the same bag? This is what...
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