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What Are the Easiest Languages for English Speakers to Learn?

It is estimated that in United States, around just 18% of the population can speak a second language. Compared to the estimated 54% percent of Europeans who are proficient in a second language (and often more than one), this seems quite low. However, as the world continues to globalize and global communications become more interconnected, there is […]

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Is “Okay” a Universal Word?

Having traveled quite a bit throughout my life, I can say with much certainty that there are certain words that I deem “universal.” By this I mean that in almost any country you go to, these words are understood and recognized by the general population. Words like yes and no probably come to mind for […]

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What’s the most expensive language to translate?

It is well-known that in terms of translations, there are languages that are more common than others. For geographical reasons, demand, language’s reach, among other factors, there are languages that do not pose any difficulty in trying to find linguistic resources: There are plenty of translators for Spanish to English, Spanish to French, Spanish to Italian, […]

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Nordic Languages…Similarities

The languages that are commonly known as Nordic have Germanic roots and are spoken throughout the countries of Scandinavia, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Although they are also called Scandinavian languages, due to geographic and linguistic distances between these islands and the Scandinavian region itself, one could say that it is more sensible to reserve […]

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Translation Costs Per Language Pair

As already presented in our post Prices Per Source Word Count, by using a good budget, as  clear and detailed as possible, you can set the final price that is best for closing the project for translation services. We have seen that, depending on the translation language pair, there may be expansion or contraction of […]

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