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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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How Merry Christmas is Said in Different Languages
Mon, Dec 23rd 2013, 16:05 Under Category Useful Information for the Public by actc

Merry Christmas to all of our blog viewers,do you know how Merry Christmas is said all around the world? Well, you can catch a glimpse of the following list as it includes 114 languages. Please add your own language if it is not included in this list via the comment section of this article.Thank you very much for your lasting support. Again, Happy Holidays!Happy New Year!
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How Merry Christmas is Said in Different Languages
Mon, Dec 23rd 2013, 15:38 Under Category For Translators and Interpreters by slannie06

Merry Christmas to all of our blog viewers,do you know how Merry Christmas is said all around the world? Well, you can catch a glimpse of the following list as it includes 114 languages. Please add your own language if it is not included in this list via the comment section of this article.Thank you very much for your lasting support. Again, Happy Holidays!
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