Languages

Posts about all language-related stuff.

Bonne Fête Nationale!

English-speaking countries/lands call the French National Day “Bastille Day”, which is celebrated on July 14 of each year. In France, it is formally called la Fête nationale (The National Celebration) […]

Pet Peeves: Social Media Edition

Welcome to Lebanon, the country notorious for celebratory gunfire, the country where everyone and their mother is a public figure or a social media influencer, and also the country where […]

Algerian Novelist, Translator and Filmmaker Assia Djebar Gets a Google Doodle

Today Google remembers the late Assia Djebar (30 June 1936 – 6 February 2015) with a doodle. Born Fatima-Zohra Imalayen, the berber-speaking Algerian novelist, translator and filmmaker, whose father is a French teacher, […]

Le Français est une Langue Magnifique

The below joke made my day 😀 “Le français est une langue magnifique” J’ai passé un coup de fil à un ami, et je lui ai demandé ce qu’il faisait. […]

Top 5 Things that Happen when you Learn a New Language

While there are pluses and minuses for everything in life, learning is the only thing that has no disadvantages in my opinion, especially when it is learning a new language. […]

Animal Sounds in Different Languages

James Chapman is the cartoonist who’s pretty much fond of languages. I love all his illustrations and how he simplifies language learning through his drawings. In this blog post, I […]

I HATE Proofreading!

It just irritates me to proofread someone else’s lousy translation. It’s one of the jobs that I always tend to reject. I am currently proofreading a translation from English into […]