Languages

Posts about all language-related stuff.

United Nations: A Day in the Life of Real Interpreters

This is a must watch video which explains what an interpreter really  does and how difficult of a job it is to simultaneously interpret from one language to another with […]

How to answer the Phone in 10 Languages

This is another illustration by cartoonist and illustrator James Chapman showing how to answer the phone in 10 languages.   I would add the Arabic: رن رن نعم Know any way […]

5 Facts Most Clients don’t know about Proofreading

Often times, some of my clients contact me to proofread their documents. What the majority of them do is that they actually only send the target text and ask me […]

How Big is the Translation Industry in the World?

I came across this info-graphic by Funders and Founders which shows what 7 billion people in the world do. Over 400 million are entrepreneurs 430 million are unemployed 577 million […]

Ay! The Sounds of Pain around the World

What is the sound that you make when you’re in pain? Usually, in Lebanon, people use “Ay”. When it’s one’s soul that aches, they tend to say “Akh” آخ (which […]

Hello 2017!

If there’s anything 2016 taught me, it’s to never give up and to persevere. I think so many will agree with me that 2016 was such a stubborn year lol! […]

How To Say Happy New Year in 34 Languages

So I stumbled upon this cool video which teaches you how to say “Happy New Year” in 34 languages. Happy New Year! Cheers to an awesome 2017 😀