Are Programming Languages Technically A Language?
We consider the question from both sides because, as it turns out, there are no easy answers.
Let’s Bust Some Myths About Raising Bilingual Children
Does growing up with more than one language delay cognitive development or enhance it? We dig into some scientific studies on bilingualism to separate fact from fiction.
7 Things Italian Can’t Do (But Other Languages Can)
Despite the Italian language’s prestige, it has a few limitations that may seem bizarre to those who study it.
What Is Transliteration, And How Do You Do It?
Transliteration may seem complicated, but it’s actually pretty simple. Well, most of the time it is.
7 Things English Can’t Do (That Other Languages Can)
English is as capable as any language of communicating complex ideas. But there’s still plenty of stuff that’s impossible for the language to do.
What Are The Least Spoken Languages In The World?
There are many endangered languages in the world — languages spoken by a small group of people or even only one person. Here’s what’s being done to save them from the brink of extinction.
Spelling Alphabets In Different Languages
Have you ever wondered what “Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo” is supposed to mean?
Why Hungarian Is So Difficult To Learn (And Why You Should Learn It Anyway)
We spoke to one of the owners of the only Hungarian bookstore in the United States about the complexity and the value of this isolated language.
What Is Localization, And How Does It Differ From Translation?
Localization is a very common practice, but what exactly is it?
Is Climate Change Accelerating Language Loss?
Biological diversity and linguistic diversity are linked in ways that might surprise you.
What Does An Interpreter Do, And How Do You Become One?
It’s wonderful to have your sights set on working for the UN, but you’ve also got a lot of other options if you’re thinking about becoming an interpreter.
What Are The Subject And Object Of A Sentence?
We’ll also cover subject and object pronouns, as well as a quick look at word order.