2016 Translation News

Only three more days until 2017! But before we leave 2016 behind to embark on new adventures, here are some of the most interesting linguistic news directly from the ATA headquarters: Wikitongues, a non-profit organization based in New York, wants to help preserve and record linguistic diversity. It has volunteers in 40 countries, who have recorded over … Continue reading 2016 Translation News

Second Language Acquisition – A Few Tips

Second or foreign language acquisition is often fundamentally different from first language (or mother tongue) acquisition. The first language is acquired through a process of daily immersion and constant interaction in a nurturing "native language" environment - and small children have little else to do besides absorbing things like sponges from their environments. Second language acquisition … Continue reading Second Language Acquisition – A Few Tips