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, […]

20 reasons to learn the French language

Why someone choose to learn French ? Language with living presence in all five continents (160 million speak the official language French). Many states, at the same time with the local language they have the French as an official. French and English are the two working languages ​​in the European Union and with those languages represented […]

Hispanic Actors in Hollywood

Some years ago it was very difficult for actors and actresses with Spanish and Latino American roots to get a decent role in Hollywood movies. Due to existing stereotype about Latino character the roles would reflect existing cultural biases and depict criminals or domestic servants. Fortunately, the things have changed and nowadays we have many […]

Automatic translation systems

In recent decades the huge step was made in natural language processing area, creating a whole range of new products, such as automatic translation systems for a casual user, spelling and syntax checkers, advanced word processors, electronic dictionaries, translation memories, parallel corpora, used in the Internet as a reference tool and more. However, it can be […]

20 the oldest cities in the world

The British Telegraph newspaper shows 20 the oldest cities in the world, that had continuously inhabited over the centuries. From India, to Afghanistan, Spain and Greece, the 20 oldest cities in the world await you.   1. Arbil, Iraq. The first inhabitants settled in 2300 BC, was an important stop “on the Silk Road.”   […]

What happened to Esperanto?

Esperanto language which was invented a century ago by a Polish with pacific and international ambitions had mixed success: it has not become the language of all people, but it still resists. The Esperanto is an artificial language, created from words and grammatical rules of other languages. Elaborated between 1882 and 1887 by Ludwik Lejzer Zamenhof, […]