False friends. Don’t be fooled!

By |2019-01-23T17:44:23+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: All in Blog, Tips and Advice|Tags: , , , , , |

  If you’re familiar with two or more languages you surely have run into “false friends”, and many times, these encounters may seem funny. But depending on the situation, they might not be as friendly. Do you know what a false friend is in a language?   Don't worry. I am not talking about that kind [...]

Spanish words that are difficult to translate into English

By |2018-11-29T15:54:51+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , , |

  It's possible that Spanish has a vocabulary of over 100,000 words, and this implies that we will find some of them quite difficult to translate into English. For starters, English speakers have a lot of problems to understand that the verb "to be" has two meanings: "ser" and "estar", the first one refers to a [...]

Does language form our thinking?

By |2018-11-27T22:43:46+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: All in Blog, Translation and Languages|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever thought about whether your language affects your way of thinking? Or that maybe, your way of thinking affects the way you talk? As we all know, our language is a fundamental part of our culture, but... how does language affect our culture and personality? If you speak two languages, do you think you [...]