With an official language spoken by 60 million people, in Italy there are thirty-four native living languages and dialects, which are an evolution from the Vulgar Latin, and for this classified as Romance languages. As a matter of fact, while Italian language is used for law, business and education, many people still use their regional… Read More Languages of Italy: Northern and Central-Southern dialects
The Greek language is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages and it has the longest documented history of any living Indo-European language, 3.400 years or more of written records. Since c. 800 BC, this language has been written with the Greek Alphabet, which was formed out of the Phoenician script and was… Read More A short introduction to Modern Greek, its alphabet and structure.
Do you know that in Japan they use four types of script? Well, they can use Hiragana, katakana, kanji and romaji all together in just one sentence and we use each of them for different purposes. The Hiragana script is the basic Japanese phonetic script, it represents every sound in the Japanese language and it… Read More The use of Katakana for English words transcription.
ARABIC-ENGLISH TRANSLATION: LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCES The translation is a job which requires lots of efforts, strength, concentration, perseverance and constancy. This is because the translator has to focus on the passage of the same information from the source text to the target text, without losing any concept as well as pay attention to the… Read More Linguistic and Cultural differences in translations in English and in Arabic
Olá! Tudo bem? Did you know that Portuguese is the 5th most spoken language in the world? Spoken by people from all the continents, it has the status of official language in Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Angola and Sao Tome and Principe, and co-official language in East Timor, Equatorial Guinea and Macau. Besides,… Read More European and Brazilian Portuguese: two sides of the same language
Italians love pizza and pasta, Americans eat fast food, Mexicans eat tacos and Chinese eat only rice. In our society different groups have a certain generalized and categorized picture about other groups of people. That is what we call stereotyping. What does stereotyping mean? Why do we stereotype? What are pros and cons? And do… Read More A world of stereotypes
Are you thinking of moving to Ireland and realising your dream of starting a new business? Well, you have made the right choice. Ireland is a growing economy, it has one of the highest standards of living in Europe and thanks to its well-connected geographical location, and low corporation tax rates, it is a more… Read More STARTING A BUSINESS IN IRELAND FOR NON-EU CITIZENS
It’s your new life as an undergraduate student. You love going to your university, hanging out with friends, meeting new people every day, partying hard, and generally living a student’s life. Two years later, you wake up one morning and drink your hot cup of coffee before starting your day. You start questioning your life… Read More Convert your degree in Ireland