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The men and women who love books too much

Wed, Nov 4th 2015, 02:13 Under Category ACTC Happenings by actc

If you’ve ever befriended a translator, you’ll agree that most of them are voracious readers (a.k.a bookworms). But there goes the belief that a book hoarder can always understand the sentiments and thoughts attached to a text better than others do, and as translation is more than just transporting words from one language to another, a person who reads often can better bridge cultural difference by being able to translate the deeper meaning of certain words and expressions.

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Hallo, South Asia!

Wed, Oct 28th 2015, 05:37 Under Category Useful Information for the Public by actc

Hindi is very much being understood, if not widely spoken, in South Asian region thanks to the influence of Bollywood. There are also many commonly known English words which are borrowed from Hindi, such as “guru”, “jungle”, “karma”, “yoga”, “cheetah” and “avatar”.

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Would machine translation replace human translators?

Fri, Mar 13th 2015, 18:10 Under Category Useful Information for the Public by actc

The question itself triggers quite a scary thought – it is equal to asking “can technology replace human intelligence?”

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ISO Audit and Company Dinner
Tue, Nov 24th 2009, 13:07 Under Category ACTC Happenings by sebastian

Latest update on ACTC's ISO status and introduction of ACTC's full time members
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Bilingual School Names (Junior College)
Tue, Nov 24th 2009, 11:49 Under Category Useful Information for the Public by sebastian

Singapore Junior College English and Chinese Names
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Bilingual School Names (Secondary School)
Tue, Nov 24th 2009, 11:27 Under Category Useful Information for the Public by sebastian

Singapore Secondary School English and Chinese Names
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Bilingual School Names (Primary School)
Tue, Nov 24th 2009, 10:42 Under Category Useful Information for the Public by sebastian

Singapore Primary School English and Chinese Names
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