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Every Sunday, we publish an informative video related to language, terminology or current affairs.

How languages evolve

Let's start this post with some numbers. According to Unesco there are more than 6500 languages spoken today.. In a world with more than...

The Movida Madrileña in the literature of Pedro Almodóvar translated into...

Pedro Almodóvar is a significant Spanish filmmaker who emerged during the cultural effervescence of the Movida Madrileña, a countercultural movement that arose as a...

Cinema Fix: Is dubbing detrimental to language acquisition?

Dubbing, or re-voicing is a post-production process used in the creation of films. It involves additional recordings being ‘mixed’ with original production sound, for...

Taking humour seriously

Humour is an inevitable part of our life, so we should treat it seriously and I am not kidding! It is not true that...

Video fix: Why you should play an instrument and learn a...

Did you know that people who are bilingual and able to play an instrument are less likely to suffer from dementia? Have you ever...

It’s the Sound of the Grammar Police!

All hail the Grammar Police! While he may be (very) annoying, he is only here to help you decipher the most strenuous aspect of any...

Video Fix: A Hungarian perception of language family estrangement

 If you heard or read Hungarian for the first time, and then encountered Finnish, would you then expect Hungarian and Finnish to be related...

Music Fix: How to translate DNA into music

So how is it to translate music? We were already talking about translating and listening music at the same time, but let's talk about...

5 curiosities of Harry Potter in Translation

The Harry Potter book series are novels written by British author J. K. Rowling and well known by everybody. It is even in style...
Video-Fix How Technology Influences Language feature

Video Fix: How Technology Influences Language?

Have you ever noticed how much your language has changed throughout time? This happens not only because of age or environmental factors, but also...
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