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Super Bowl: A Multicultural Event Beyond Sports

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Like rugby in New Zealand and football (soccer) in Argentina, the final game of the National Football League (NFL) in the United States is a massive event. The first Super Bowl took place 56 years ago and, since then, it has grown beyond the area of sports to become a whole social and cultural phenomenon.

How did the final game of the football season —between Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals— achieve 117 million viewers in the US only and became a symbol of multiculturalism?

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Qatar World Cup: The Key Role of Translators

It is estimated that more than 1.5 million people will visit Qatar between November 21 and December 18 for the FIFA World Cup. This is a considerable number for a country whose population is 2.8 million, but it is to be expected: the World Cup is one of the most popular events globally.

Considering that 3.572 million people watched the last edition that took place in Russia in 2018, what challenges and opportunities arise from this massive popularity, in terms of translation services?

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#StayAtHome series: How to handle simultaneous interpreting services in a video conference

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In this case study we will dive into an organization with the mission to create equitable conditions for everyone to be healthy by advancing knowledge at the same time building a community system in which language is not a barrier: The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute

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The world needs you to embrace multilingual education and let children benefit from empowerment

There’s been a long-held belief in the US that English-only education is beneficial for all kind of students and that it’d help English-language learning (ELL) students adapt faster to American culture and life. However, what if a child cannot understand the teacher and is unable to learn?

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