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 […]

Spelling Bee: Why?

A Spelling Bee is a competition in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty. The concept is thought to have originated in the United States and the first winner of an official Spelling Bee was Frank Neuhauser, who won the first national Spelling Bee […]

Music to learn new languages

We have often discussed the many methods available nowadays to learn new languages but we have never talked about the opportunity of learning through music and songs. Everyone enjoys the pleasure of listening to music conveying its emotions, but songs are also a good way to listen to new words in the correct pronunciation. Music […]

Unified Spanish language?

For the first time, the grammar rules of the Spanish language have been summarized into two books covering 4000 pages – the unified Spanish language guideline. The Royal Language Academy (Real Academia Española) has been working over 11 years on collecting the rules of Spanish. The main aim of this project is to create a document […]