Monthly Archives: December 2014

10 Tips Before Returning To Work After Vacation

Making the transition from vacation to work may not be an event you look forward to, but it’s going to happen sooner or later. Here are ten tips to help you smooth your reentry into the daily grind so you can stay relaxed…and get things done. 1.Tidy up your work-space first. Chances are you’ll be…
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Notable Translators: FERNANDO PESSOA

Fernando Pessoa was a Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher, described as one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest poets in the Portuguese language. He also wrote in and translated from English and French. Pessoa had a long career as freelance correspondence translator.…
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Infographic: The Tree of Languages

This lovely image was created specifically for the webcomic "Stand Still. Stay Silent" by Minna Sundberg. It is not intended to be a complete picture of Indo-European languages. The comic is set in a post-apocalytic future in which only the Scandinavian countries still exist, precariously. The family tree is meant to help readers of the…
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When you learn a new language and try it out with the locals for the first time

When you learn a new language and try it out with the locals for the first time. [video width="400" height="222" autoplay="true" poster="http://qiktrad.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/video-orange-play-button-icon-24506.png" mp4="http://qiktrad.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/when-u-learn-a-new-language-and-try-it-out-with-the-locals-for-the-1st-time.mp4"][/video]   (by Very Finnish Problems)
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