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Translation and Proper English - Part 2 | One Hour Translation

As we know, there are many different kinds of English spoken right around the world, but the two main variants of English are still American English and British English. An English learner’s choice of language will depend less on their taste and more on their geography, which explains why people in Latin America are more likely to learn American English than European students: European students generally prefer to further their studies at a university in the United Kingdom, closer to their home country. ... Continue

Translation and Proper English - Part 1 | One Hour Translation

When you’ve learned a foreign language, that doesn’t necessarily mean you understand the entire language, which may include words, terms, and phrases that have been added to the pages of specialized dictionaries in past years. Any bilingual specialist in a certain area will know and understand their share of these words and terms and confidently be able to prove their language skills whenever necessary. ... Continue

What Happens to the English Language If the United Kingdom Leaves the EU? | One Hour Translation

Obviously there are questions regarding financial services, business, integration, freedom of movement for British citizens, immigration, and so on, but there’s also the question of whether the English language will remain the official language of the EU. ... Continue

The Turbulent Origins of the English Language | One Hour Translation

Generally, when tourists visit countries without being able to either speak or understand the local language, the English language will be their go-to option when it comes to communication. Part of the attraction of the English language is that many English words are commonly used in other languages. In fact, English could well be considered the new Latin – the universal language for all people!  ... Continue

Words That Are Used Worldwide | One Hour Translation

Even in countries where English is not the official language, we see borrowed English words being used on a daily basis. And, interestingly, many of these words appear in foreign language dictionaries. If you were looking to start a business in another country, you probably wouldn’t need to be too concerned because you’ll likely find that many English words will be used in that area too! ... Continue

English: It’s a Very Strange Language | One Hour Translation

If you have a look at the European Commission Directorate-General for Translation’s English Style Guide, you’ll probably be quite overwhelmed to see just how arbitrary so many things are, even when they’ve been explained by a committee of experts. We know that this document is an essential reference for any person who may be composing a work in English for publication or use within the European union, but some of the choices are quite baffling. These are just two of the examples that we found within this style guide; so of course these are just the tip of the iceberg... ... Continue

Continuing the discussion on the subject of simplified English from an earlier blog, simplified English was originally developed for the aerospace industry for writing maintenance manuals but is now used by other industries as well. ... Continue

The English language is the mostly widely spoken language in the world. It is spoken / understood across all the 5 continents. ... Continue

The story of evolution of English as a dominant international language is an interesting one. The internationalization of the English language has not happened overnight but is a product of development of the language over many centuries. ... Continue

The primary language used in trade and commerce worldwide has varied over time as well as geography. ... Continue


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