Category Archives: Languages

Fodor’s Travel – Great Website

Fodor’s  Travel Website offers a list of key phrases and its’ pronunciation in all major languages. Source: http://www.fodors.com/language/italian/ I am studying Italian for my trip to Rome. This Italian section is divdied into key sections: Overview Greetings Directions Shopping Numbers … Continue reading

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Latin Phrases & Words Still Used Today

a contrario= from the opposite a falsis principiis proficisci = to set forth from false principles ab antiquo = from ancient times ab epistulis = from the letters absolvo = I acquit ad hoc = to this ad infinitum = … Continue reading

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Ten Amazing Reasons Why You Should Learn a Foreign Language

Title: Ten Amazing Reasons Why You Should Learn a Foreign Language Author: Sam Gendrean, Lingholic Full Text & Source:http://www.lingholic.com/ten-amazing-reasons-learn-foreign-language/ The Internet, Online, 6/11/2015 Sample Text: 10. Impress people around you Whether at a fancy restaurant with your date ordering dishes … Continue reading

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World Literature Project

Title: Endangered Languages Database Author: University Of Cambridge, UK  & University Of  Yale, USA Full Text & Source: http://www.oralliterature.org/research/databaseterms.html The Internet, Online, 25/10/2015 Sample Text: Please read the following information carefully before searching the database. Researchers at the World Oral … Continue reading

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Ten Amazing Reasons Why You Should Learn a Foreign Language

Title: Ten Amazing Reasons Why You Should Learn a Foreign Language Author: Sam Gendreau, Lingholic Full Text & Source: http://www.lingholic.com/ten-amazing-reasons-learn-foreign-language/ The Internet, Online, 15/10/2015 Sample Text: 10. Impress people around you Whether at a fancy restaurant with your date ordering dishes … Continue reading

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Happy Translation Day

“The word ‘translation’ comes, etymologically, from the Latin for ‘bearing across’. Having been borne across the world, we are translated men. It is normally supposed that something always gets lost in translation; I cling, obstinately to the notion that something … Continue reading

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World Literature Project

Title: World Literature Project Author: University Of Cambridge, Yale Full Text & Source: http://www.oralliterature.org/research/databaseterms.html The Internet, Online, 27/9/2015 The World Oral Literature Project does not take responsibility for the accuracy of the materials that our researchers have compiled from the … Continue reading

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