These days when you open up a search engine looking for information about learning foreign languages, you get thousands of results, from advice on learning methods and styles to fun apps and games to help achieve your goals. (more…)
Whatever the reason that you decided to learn another language, it doesn’t have to be tedious and painful. Games are the ideal way to both learn and enjoy the process. After all, if it’s fun, you are much more likely to keep doing it. And you are more likely to remember what you learn. (more…)
Just like literature, cinema is a great way to set off on a journey of discovery into other cultures, languages and ways of life. This interest in capturing other perspectives through the camera lens has produced many classic and modern films dealing with the subject of translation, either as a subject matter in itself or as a backdrop for some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.
The latest movie to be hitting our screens that directly involves translation is a French film, The Translators, out later this month. This movie, which puts translators at the heart of its thrilling action got us thinking about other films where translation makes an appearance. Check out our top 10!
Business managers are known to speak the language of their associates. However, since over 20% of the world speaks English, mastery of the English language is a big plus to any non-native speaking business manager. (more…)
Avoid doing these 5 things when learning a foreign language
Learning a foreign language can be a tiring and challenging process. You are trying to perfect your pronunciation and grammar every day, yet, it seems like nothing has changed. Many researchers assume that children are better at comprehending foreign languages. They believe that the human brain perceives more new sounds at early childhood. That’s why so many kids that live in bilingual families can speak both languages perfectly. (more…)