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How to Increase the Reach of Your Business with Simultaneous Interpretation

Simultaneous interpretation as a means to expand your business.

As the ways in which we communicate, study and work are altered by the new global scenario, the demand for language services in general and simultaneous interpretation, in particular, has grown.

What are the reasons why simultaneous interpretation is key when it comes to breaking down language barriers?

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The easiest and most challenging languages to learn for a Spanish speaker

The easiest and most challenging languages to learn for a Spanish speaker

Spanish is the fourth most spoken language in the world, with more than 548 million native speakers. Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Spain and the United States top the 5 countries with the largest number of native Spanish speakers worldwide.

For Spanish speakers, which are the easiest and most difficult languages to learn?

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How Language Changes our Perception of the World

How does #language change our perception of the world?

Our language affects what we see and how we process that information. The grammar and vocabulary of each language instills in its speakers a particular way of looking at the world. The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, also known as the linguistic relativity hypothesis, proposes that the particular language one speaks influences the way one thinks about reality. How does that influence work?

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Linguistic economy: how to say a lot with a little

Linguistic economy: how to say a lot with a little

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and when we think about languages, this premise is often true. The meaning of a sentence can often be conveyed with only a few words; the rest may result as redundant and boring to the recipients.

Linguistic economy or its tendency towards brevity is a principle inherent to language: based on its primary function of communication, it seeks convenience and the least amount of effort at the phonetic, lexical, morphological and syntactic levels. What are its characteristics and the clearest examples worldwide?

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