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The power of positive language

photo source.: https://multilingual.com/positive-language/ Your phrasing sets the tone What if there was an easy trick to be more persuasive and more positive, just by changing your mindset and the way you phrase sentences? English speakers have the option to voice both a positive statement and a negative statement that convey the same meaning. For instance, “come to the […]

Friday Finds: ‘Arabic Readers Are Devouring’ Books Translated from Chinese?

China was the guest of honor at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which closed May 2, and the Chinese pavillion reportedly had 300 titles cross-translated between Arabic and Chinese: Calligrapher writing names in Sini (Chinese-style Arabic) at the China stand. Photo: Chip Rossetti. It was 2015 when the Emirates was guest of honor […]


AUGUST 05 & 06, 2017 | BRAZIL INSTITUTO PHORTE EDUCAÇÃO | SÃO PAULO TRADUSA is an annual meeting for translators, interpreters and related professionals working specifically in healthcare. It started in 2015 and is now at full speed gathering professionals as well as students who are interested in translation and interpretation of areas such as […]

What will happen to English in the EU after Brexit? – Announcing TalkEU

TalkEU Hablar de la UE EUreden Parlare dell’UE Brexit has undoubtedly caused a stir in Europe’s political and business landscapes. There are a lot of questions being asked, and not many answers being given. I’m part of the COBCOE (Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe) Brexit Taskforce because I strongly believe that for […]