Business Language Services The Dialect of Norfolk
Business Language Services The Dialect of Norfolk

Norfolk Dialect It is quite common to read articles focusing on the revival of the Cornish language or the increase in Welsh speakers. Rather less well known is that Norfolk also has its own dialect, famously pilloried on television in programmes such as All the King’s Men, where the inhabitants of Norfolk sounded more like […]

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Business Language Services Word of the Year 2018
Business Language Services Word of the Year 2018

Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year Following hot on the heels of ‘selfie’, ‘post-truth’ and ‘omnishambles’, the Oxford Dictionary has awarded ‘youthquake’ the title of ‘Word of the Year’. Oxford Dictionaries define this Word of the Year as, ‘a significant cultural, political or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people’. Usage […]

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Business Language Services Do translators make good language teachers?
Business Language Services Do translators make good language teachers?

[https://www.all-languages.org.uk/student/become-a-language-teacher. Image accessed: 25 June 2018] Interchangeable skills? Do language teachers make good translators? Or perhaps the question should be, do translators and interpreters make good language teachers? Is the old adage of, ‘Those that can, do, those that can’t, teach’ really true in this context? Surely if you are a teacher of one or […]

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Business Language Services Why are modern languages falling out of favour as a degree choice?
Business Language Services Why are modern languages falling out of favour as a degree choice?

Declining Popularity in Modern Languages at School For many years, taking a language subject at O level and then more recently GCSE, was an essential requirement for entry onto a university course. This began to fall out of favour and there is a probable connection between this lack of emphasis on modern languages at school […]

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Business Language Services Lost Words
Business Language Services Lost Words

Don’t forget about English? All spoken languages evolve and change, none more so than the varied regional dialects and accents of the British Isles. But rather than focusing on the popularity or otherwise of tongues such as Welsh and Gaelic, for instance, experts have been concentrating their efforts on what many would consider as lost […]

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Business Language Services Is Latin a dead language?
Business Language Services Is Latin a dead language?

PETER COOK “I could have been a judge but I never had the Latin…”, the comedy genius, Peter Cook, famously said. RESURGENCE OF LATIN Latin is often described as a dead language but in fact it did not expire, but was superseded by other tongues and so evolved into what are commonly known as the […]

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Business Language Services Trumpese
Business Language Services Trumpese

Trumpese   A Wise Man Once Said… Never was a truer word spoken when it was said that you can only have an argument with an intelligent person: ‘… you can argue with a wise man but it’s damn near impossible to win an argument with a fool’, and the prospect of interpreting for someone […]

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Business Language Services Wales plans to double number of Welsh speakers by 2050
Business Language Services Wales plans to double number of Welsh speakers by 2050

Plans to increase the number of Welsh speakers Wales’s identity and traditions are under threat as Welsh drops in popularity, with the language being taught increasingly less to young people in Wales. Twenty years after devolution, however, the Welsh Assembly plans to bring back the Welsh language to avoid potential obscurity, having set targets to […]

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Business Language Services Stay Emotionally Detached from Your Book- Read It in Another Language!
Business Language Services Stay Emotionally Detached from Your Book- Read It in Another Language!

Stay Emotionally Detached from Your Book- Read It in Another Language! Have you ever been brought to tears by the ups and downs of a really good novel? Have you ever found yourself laughing out loud at the antics of a beloved character? Whilst the primary aim of many books is to elicit an emotional […]

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Business Language Services Language in Contemporary Society [Infographic]
Business Language Services Language in Contemporary Society [Infographic]

LANGUAGE IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY [INFOGRAPHIC] – An infographic by the team at Business Language Services Embed LANGUAGE IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY [INFOGRAPHIC] on Your Site: Copy and Paste the Code Below LANGUAGE IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY [INFOGRAPHIC] – An infographic by the team at Business Language Services

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