Tag: Chinese

Dialect or language: What separates one from the other?

When you look up the difference between language and dialect you will discover that a language is generally defined as a system or method of human communication either spoken or written, consisting of words that are structured by grammatical rules.

Hong Kong legal system ditches English translations

A recent South China Morning Post report suggests that Hong Kong’s legal system has not been adequately transparent about providing English-language judgments in recent months.

Asian Languages Translation: a Book Inspired by Asian Languages and Created...

True to our long-term commitment to bridge the gap between the East and the West, we’ve chosen to create a book on Asian languages...

The Search for Non-Binary Pronouns in Chinese

As businesses strive to reach wider audiences, gender-inclusive language has become imperative. Businesses have learned that any association to bigotry, racism, or sexism, however...

Macau Chinese-Portuguese Translation Exam Center

Part of an effort to preserve and celebrate the history of the Portuguese language in the city, officials in Macau have announced the creation...

Traditional versus Simplified Chinese

The word “Chinese” refers to a group of spoken languages which are as different to one another as French, Portuguese or Italian and to three distinct written languages: Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and Classical Chinese. These written forms of Chinese are written and read by speakers of all of the different spoken Chinese languages.