Language in the News – LanguageNews.net

There is an interesting new blog on the web. Language News is a two month old blog that lists the latest news story headlines...

Clever toolbar for translators

The folks at Qabiria have put together a handy Firefox and Internet Explorer toolbar for translators. Of course, being supplied by a consulting/translation house, the...

Cross-Culturally Collaborating Together — Country Cultural Aspects

An interactive exercise presented to the attendees at the Localization World 2008 conference in Berlin: Find someone from another country of origin. Ask them to...

How to Create a Realistic Language Access Plan

Here’s what you need to know about legal rights afforded to consumers and the factors you should consider in putting together a language access plan.

Nifty typing aid for Latin script characters

There is a free online editor for typing ‘special’ characters in Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, IPA (English), Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian,...

Bengal Bill

The Bengal Observer reports that Bill Clinton’s My Life is being published today in Bengali, the language of Bangladesh. Interestingly the report says: The...

“Lara” wins bronze at the New York Film Advertising Awards

“Lara” is the first film in Translated's history: it could be defined as a fully-fledged short film rather than just a commercial. The Italian...

What niche skills make your job easier?

Have you also found that, very often, it is not your basic educational credentials but specialized niche skills that can make the biggest difference professionally?

For language learning and … other learning

Two interesting resources for those interested in learning language or expanding their grasp of a particular area of language: 1. My Language Notebook, allowing users...