Monthly Archives: January 2013

Spanish Is the Second Most Widely Used Language on Twitter

The Spanish Chancellor, José Manuel García-Margallo, and the director of the Instituto Cervantes (Cervantes Institute, Madrid), Victor García de la Concha presented the 2012 report “Spanish in the World” on Monday January 14th, 2013. The report contains updated information on the Spanish language. They have been publishing the report since 1998, and in this edition, […]

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Spanish Language Enjoys Excellent Health

The Cervantes Institute, one of the largest Spanish-language cultural institutions, unveiled on January 14 its annual report on the overall status of the Spanish language in the world. The 2012 Report focuses particularly on the high demand for Spanish instruction that is being experienced in Asia. The report, entitled “Spanish in the World,” also points […]

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The Official language of Turkey and Cyprus,Türkçe konuşuyorum, Türkçe konuşurum

Turkish belongs to the family of Turkic languages ​​with Turkey being this language family’s archetypical country. These languages ​​are spoken throughout a belt of regions that stretches from Turkey to Central Asia, in areas such as Kosovo and Macedonia. This is why all these languages ​​have a high degree of intelligibility (meaning that they closely […]

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The Translation of Musical Notes

We all know that there are many differences between terms that are commonly used by Spanish speakers and those used in English. Thanks to globalization and the vast amount of information we receive through music, movies, social networking and the exchange of information of all kinds, it’s plain to see that certain basic things are […]

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The Beginning of Professional Translation

In the nineteenth century translation was work reserved for professionals and not for cultured science, religion or literature enthusiasts. Let’s have a look at a well-known colleague. George Eliot, the mask of a woman who didn’t fit the Victorian stereotype. Mary Anne Evans (1819-1880) was born on a British Protestant farm and after having read […]

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When to Translate to Assamese

We briefly introduced this language when we spoke about Nepali. Both languages have a common root in that they derive from the Indo-Aryan or Indic languages. As a general clarification, these are the languages that are spoken mostly in India. The following may also be associated to this group of languages: Hindi, Nepali, Punjabi, Bengali, […]

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