Tag: German

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.

Ambassador visit: language agency committed to promoting German in Denmark

The visit provided the ambassador with insight into how a Danish translation agency can achieve success on the German market in the face of tough competition. And how the company is fighting to raise the profile of German language and culture in Denmark.

Localization & Race: Disney’s Dubbing Controversy

Disney/Pixar's localization of the movie Soul has generated some race-related controversy, according to The Independent. Released in 41 different countries, the film is about a...

Ten German words and phrases that don’t translate well into English

English and German are both are classified as “Germanic,” meaning they descended from the same Indo-European language thousands of years ago. With such strong linguistic ties, translating between them should be easy, right? Unfortunately, no.

Are five languages enough to guarantee global success?

According to statistics from the UN, the countries of the G7 alone account for more than 46% of global gross domestic product and represent approximately 58% of global net wealth. Businesses looking for global success would do well, therefore, to start with conquering the business environments of the G7.

Blue, Gorm, Elektrisches Blau: David Bowie in Irish and Transcreation

Táimid ann sa mhóimint dhraíochtach seo Sin é an stuif as a bhfitear brionglóidí  . . .  * I'm mega-fan of the music of the late...

Et Vous, @Brute?

Great article, courtesy of the BBC News online magazine, called Tu and Twitter. It is the end for  'Vous' In French? highlights the social...