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Exploring the words

Is a word only a word? Or it has more to say than we usually think?  Continue reading “Exploring the words”

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Literal translation

The art of translation demands many years spent with languages. Even the smallest nuance can decide about meaning. A ton of dictionaries and reference books, a profound knowledge and a sharp mind – these are the things that create a good translator.

Today we are going to deal with one of the most common problems for especially aspiring translators: literal translation. It’s not a secret that it is not always possible to translate word for word, especially if we translate from a language from one language family to a language from other language family.

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Australian English

English is a global language that has many varieties. The most popular and well known types of English are British and American English. There are also less known and used types like for example Australian English. Does it differ from other varieties significantly? What is characteristic to it? It’s time to get to know how to speak like an Aussie 🙂 Continue reading “Australian English”

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Colours

For visual learners colours, shapes, drawings and pictures play the main role in their style of learning. Thanks to them visualisers memorise vocabulary that they are learning in compliance with a channel through which they learn the best – their sight. Even if you’re not a visualiser, you can use these media and methods to better organise your work and make it more aesthetic. Today we will take a closer look at the power of colours. Continue reading “Colours”