Podcasts as a Language-Learning Tool


Having enjoyed exponential growth in popularity over recent years, podcasts are now a common part of many people’s everyday lives, with nearly one-third of Americans listening to podcasts at least once a month for education, entertainment, inspiration, and news. In particular, podcasts have proven to be a great tool for learning and practicing foreign languages […]

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I’m Just Phubbing Around


Languages are living organisms that update themselves and keep themselves current with our new attitudes and life-styles. English in particular is very good at coming up with new terminology, allowing speakers to increase communication skills and always be “in the loop.” But when we combine our need to communicate with technology, results are not always the best. Even […]

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TV’s Most Blatant Grammatical Error and The Future of Translation Technology


“To boldly go where no man has gone before.” Ouch! That split infinitive makes me cringe every time I hear it. And as a fanatic of the Star Trek franchise, I must have heard it over a thousand times. Couldn’t they have proofread the script before sending it in for recording? Did nobody notice? Anyway… […]

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