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January 31, 2022 00:02:08
Why Chinese New Year means two weeks off

Why Chinese New Year means two weeks off

Every winter, close to 17% of the world ‘s population, including more than 1 billion Chinese citizens, celebrate Chinese New Year. The 15-day festival, also known as the spring festival, kicks off on the second new moon after the winter solstice. ...

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January 31, 2022 00:04:10
Kriol interpreting efforts misunderstood in Western Australia and abroad

Kriol interpreting efforts misunderstood in Western Australia and abroad

Earlier this month, Australian politician Mark McGowan received harsh criticism for a video campaign intended to disseminate COVID-19-related information to Aboriginal people living in the state of Western Australia (WA). MultiLingual an Australian interpreter about the video and why the outrage against it is largely unjustified. ...

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January 27, 2022 00:04:21
Women in Localization looks forward to a busy 2022

Women in Localization looks forward to a busy 2022

There’s no better organization to guide women — and the industry — toward a brighter future than Women in Localization. The leading community and advocacy group for industry women, Women in Localization heads into 2022 with a finalized board and fresh vision. ...

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January 27, 2022 00:03:58
Language researchers, digital archivists recieve grants from NEH

Language researchers, digital archivists recieve grants from NEH

Earlier this month, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced that it would be doling out $27.4 million in grants for more than 200 humanities projects throughout the nation — including a project that could be pivotal for preservation of the Cherokee language. ...

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January 27, 2022 00:03:25
Literary translation organizations develop mentorship opportunity for Arabic-English translators

Literary translation organizations develop mentorship opportunity for Arabic-English translators

The partnership between the two organizations will include several workshops and mentorship opportunities, to be launched over the course of the next 18 months. The United Arab Emirates-based secretary general of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, Dr. Ali Bin Tamim said that the initiative will help develop and promote a network of Arab translators throughout the United Kingdom. ...

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January 24, 2022 00:03:31
Do you have an accent?

Do you have an accent?

Are you speaking a second, third, or even fourth language fluently? Chances are, like me, no matter how hard you try, it is difficult to speak completely without a foreign accent. ...

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