Beginners guide to learning languages

Learning a language can seem like a daunting task, but put in enough hard work and the rewards speak for themselves. Learning languages is incredibly useful, whether it’s for travelling or trying to understand a country better; it’s a skill that everyone should invest some time into. Everyone has different techniques and learns at different […]

Language Isolates

Language isolates are natural languages that have no known linguistic or historical links to any other languages. By natural we mean a language that has evolved over time through repetition; unlike a constructed language, such as Esperanto. Language isolates may be classified as language families consisting of a single language or may be isolates due […]

Why should we learn Italian?

What push people to learn the Italian language? Despite the political and economic relevance of other languages, the number of people who study Italian keeps growing, also in countries that never hosted immigrants from Italy. The cultural enrichment is the greatest incentive for learing the Italian language. However there are more reasons such us: work, studies, […]

Short guide of punctuation in English

Punctuation is definitely important to any translator. But sometimes the rules we know in our native language differ from the ones in the target language. A correct and professional translation should include the appropriate punctuation signs. Let’s take a look at some guidelines. The period (Am EN) or full stop (Br EN) Apart from the general […]

Chat and Msn do not affect the language

The chat and messenger may not only be counterproductive in educational achievement, in fact it is true that distract from the very young to study commitments, however, ‘force them to use written language and, despite its informality, the Internet language is not so full of mistakes’ red pencil. In fact, a survey of linguistic advance […]

The best Chinese study guides

Hola a todos! After first two articles, where we focused on world languages English and Spanish, we are bringing you list of best study guides for Chinese. Wikipedia tells us that “Nearly 1.2 billion people (around 16% of the world’s population) speak some form of Chinese as their first language.” So, this and economical potential […]