New name: Czechia
New name: Czechia

In 1993, a peaceful separation of the nation of Czechoslovakia resulted in the creation of two separate countries: Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Last month there was an announcement that the latter country’s name would be changed to Czechia. It was a decision that came after much deliberation by the president, heads of parliament, the […]

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Scales English French
Scales English French

Quebec: Should bilingual signage be mandatory? A consultation recently took place in Quebec’s parliament, which was expected to require all businesses in the province to provide bilingual (English and French) signage.   Official Language of Quebec French is the official language of Quebec, a province in eastern Canada, as defined by Law 101, the Charter of […]

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Hello!
Hello!

  Google Translate was launched on 28 April 2006, which means that it has just celebrated its 10th birthday. Here are some fast facts about the controversial app:     • It began with just two, but the service now covers 103 languages, including some you may not have heard of, for example: Cebuano, a […]

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Bilingualism and the Human Brain
Bilingualism and the Human Brain

You might well have already heard that the world needs more bilingual or even multilingual people today for many reasons, largely because of globalisation. Many parents want their children to speak another language, and many adults, young and old, are taking foreign language lessons, formally and informally. There are a handful of reasons why they […]

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Tolkien
Tolkien

The number of Welsh speakers started to decline just past the middle of the 19th century. Although the language is enjoying a resurgence, it is still not enough to fully revive this beautiful language. In 2006, there were about 57 per cent of the population in Wales who spoke the Welsh language to a fluent […]

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HongDilJong2
HongDilJong2

Hong Gil Dong Ask any Korean about Hong Gil Dong and you’ll be told that he was a famous Korean folk hero. He lived during the Joseon Dynasty. His life and exploits have been told many times over, and Koreans and international audiences have seen various movies and TV adaptations of his story, all with a […]

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CarwynJones
CarwynJones

Cynwyd is a peaceful village of around 550 residents. Last year, harmony was disrupted when a resident expressed discontent about the community council publishing notices only in the Welsh language and its failure to provide English translations of the council’s agenda papers. An ombudsman had to intervene, calling to account the Welsh-speaking councillors for their […]

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