Scotland’s linguistic launscape – Scottish Staunart English and Scots
Follow Ashley on Twitter or by visiting her website here. Enjoy! Scotland’s linguistic launscape – Scottish Staunart English and Scots Dae ye ken yer language varieties fae yer languages? Yer dipthongs fae yer monopthongs? The difference atween code-switchin and bein twa-leidit? Scotland’s linguistic launscape, makkit up maistly o the language variety that is Scottish […]
Scotland’s linguistic landscape – Scottish Standard English and Scots
Follow Ashley on Twitter or by visiting her website here. Enjoy! Scotland’s linguistic landscape – Scottish Standard English and Scots Do you know your language varieties from your languages? Your dipthongs from your monopthongs? The difference between code-switching and bilingualism? Scotland’s linguistic landscape, made up predominantly of the language variety that is Scottish Standard […]
The Spirit of Scots
You can follow Ashley on her on Twitter or by visiting her website here. Enjoy! What Makes Scots, Scots… Scots is the Germanic language spoken in Scotland. It is closely related to English – both developed from the same Anglo-Saxon ancestor language – as well as to other West Germanic languages, such as German […]
The Brutal Impact Of COVID-19 On Cultures Around The Globe
The impact of COVID-19 on cultures around the world has been severe and, in some cases, devastating. Festival cancellations and other repercussions on the tourism sector are more obvious, than other, less prominent consequences of the pandemic. Today, we’ll talk about how COVID-19 is changing cultures all over the world. We’ll look at how Covid […]
How Global Brands Market to Foreign Audiences and How Can Translation Services Help?
Approaching foreign markets Trading within international markets is becoming increasingly beneficial for businesses in the modern, globalising world. Some of the most significant reasons for this are technology and internet developments. Nevertheless, technology can only allow you to extend your company’s reach whereas an in-depth understanding of the language and culture of your target audience […]
How should companies approach internationalisation in 2020?
The way companies approach internationalization process has changed drastically over the last decade. Just 10 years ago, the ‘one-fits-all’ method was generally considered to be a good standard across majority of business sectors. Companies and organizations believed, that because a campaign worked well in one market, it would also naturally work equally well elsewhere, even […]
5 Reasons to Learn a Language Before Traveling + 10 Resources to Help You Get Started
Today we are very lucky to have Shannon Kennedy from Eurolinguiste writing for us about the main reasons to learn a language before travelling. She also included 10 useful resources to help you get started! Enjoy! You can follow Shannon on Twitter & Facebook —————————————————————————————————————- When we announce our intent to visit a new country, one of […]
Money talks, but in what language?
Does the demand for language services go hand in hand with UK trading numbers? Does the demand for a language you translate match UK import/export statistics? Find out! Money talks, but in what language? Despite what appears to be the utmost efforts from the UK government and EU leaders to make Brexit as complicated […]
9 Language Facts You Probably Didn’t Know
9 Interesting Facts About Language Diversity There are over 7,000 languages in the world today and professional translators play an important role not only in the day to day activities and business support, but also in preserving the heritage of cultures and languages. Very often, dominant languages are endangering many indigenous forms of communication. In […]
What Should You Expect From Translation Service Providers
What to expect from a professional translation agency A rapidly globalising world and modern societies have shaped multilingual communities. As a result, there is a growing need for language translation service providers (LTSP’s). But what many people don’t realise is that such translation companies offer services which often go beyond simply translating documents or providing […]