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

Video of the week: The history of English!

This week´s video fix (11:21) presents the history of English in a funny yet informative way! Enjoy!  

Video of the week: iPad interpreter

This week´s video presents Alexander Drechsel, DG INTERPRETATION, European Commission, giving us some ideas about how the tablet can be used by interpreters in...

Video of the week: United Nations, A Day in the Life...

"A Day in the Life of Real Interpreters" by director Sydney Pollack is an interesting look at the challenges of simultaneous interpretation, explained by...

Video of the Week: A day in the life of the...

This week’s Wednesday Video Fix (04:11) presents a day in the life of the lawyer-linguists! 97 Lawyer-linguists work for the Council of the EU....

Video of the Week: Languages matter!

This week’s Wednesday Video Fix (05:59) presents a video produced by the UNESCO Liaison Office in New York in 2010, on the occasion of the...

Wednesday Video Fix – James Geary: Metaphorically speaking

This week’s Wednesday Video Fix (10:45) presents aphorism enthusiast and author James Geary talking about a fascinating fixture of human language: the metaphor. Friend of scribes...

Wednesday Video Fix – Can interpretation save your mind?

This week’s Wednesday Video Fix (8:01) presents neuroscientist Laura Babcock talking about her research into cognitive processes in the interpreting brain and discusses whether...

Wednesday Video Fix- Do You Speak English?

This week’s Wednesday Video Fix (1:28) actually proves that communication is a matter of goodwill!!

Wednesday Video Fix – Insurance Terminology

This week’s Wednesday Video Fix (3:07), shows some of the more commonly used insurance terms with an explanation on what they mean.

Wednesday Video Fix – How did English evolve

This week’s Wednesday Video Fix (5:05) shows how the English language took its influences and evolved over the years.
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