A Few Words

UK English vs US English

Posted by Elanex Marketing Team on Dec 2, 2015 3:15:24 PM

Native and non-native English speakers make up the largest group in the world. There are distinctive patterns of English from around the world with distinctive dialects from different regions. 

Click the picture below to download the infographic and learn more about the difference between U.S. and U.K. spellings. 

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Topics: Infographic

German Language Facts

Posted by Elanex Marketing Team on Nov 11, 2015 12:30:00 PM

As the official language of seven countries, German is the most widely spoken native language in the E.U.  It's also one of the three most learned languages in the world and one of the 10 most widely spoken.  Click on the infographic below for some other interesting facts about the language.

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Topics: Infographic

50 Awesome Language Facts

Posted by Elanex Marketing Team on Nov 4, 2015 1:05:37 PM

As the leader in fast and accurate translation, it shouldn't be much of a surprise that we love languages. Whether the subject is vocabulary, grammar or linguistics, we are fascinated by it all - and we're clearly not the only ones.  Here's a great infographic from our friends at UIC Languages, a language school based in London.  It lists 50 awesome language facts that logophiles and polyglots will surely appreciate.  Click on the picture below for the full infographic.


 

Topics: Infographic

Quick Language Facts: Italian

Posted by Elanex Marketing Team on Oct 21, 2015 10:59:38 AM

Italian: spoken by at least 85 million people around the world, the most similar of all of the Romance languages to the original Latin. Standardized in the mid-19th Century after the period of Italian unification, the language is largely based on the dialect of the Tuscan region, a prestige dialect spoken by much of the elite.

Click the picture below to download the infographic and learn more about Italian.

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Topics: Infographic

The Family Tree of Languages

Posted by Elanex Marketing Team on Sep 25, 2015 12:35:00 PM

This beautiful infographic provides a comprehensive overview of the Nordic languages in their old world language families.

Click the button below to download this infographic.

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  Download: Family Tree

 

Topics: Infographic, Language Information

Choosing The Best Translation Method 

Posted by Elanex Marketing Team on Sep 17, 2015 5:36:00 PM

You may be familiar with these three translation methods: human translation, machine translation (MT) and post-edited machine translation (PEMT). Each has its strengths and weaknesses - how do you pick the best one for your specific needs? 

To help you make an informed decision about which translation method to choose, Elanex has created a simple chart that compares each method in six different areas: translation method

  • Quality
  • Time
  • Cost
  • Volume
  • Style
  • Subject Matter

Want to learn more? Click the button to download our infographic:

 

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Topics: Infographic, Resources, Translation Basics

English: The Most Common Second Language Learned in Europe

Posted by Elanex Marketing Team on Sep 4, 2015 10:13:00 AM


This infographic, from the Irish Independent, shows the most common second languages learned in Europe. Perhaps it's no surprise that English tops the list in most European countries.

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Topics: Infographic, Language Information

Quick Language Facts: Portuguese

Posted by Elanex Marketing Team on Aug 20, 2015 12:53:00 PM

Portuguese. An official language of the African Union and the European Union. The language of explorers - spoken in communities across five continents: Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, it includes loanwords from French, Spanish and English.

Download this amazing infographic to learn tons of fascinating facts about Portuguese. 
 

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Download: Portuguese

 

Topics: Infographic, Language Information

The Fastest and the Slowest Sounding Languages

Posted by Elanex Marketing Team on Jul 2, 2015 9:57:00 PM

You might be surprised by why some languages sound faster than others. Hint: information density!

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Read: The Fastest and the Slowest Sounding Languages

Topics: Infographic, Language Information

Little-Known Languages: Quechua

Posted by Elanex Marketing Team on Jun 25, 2015 4:03:00 PM

This infographic shows the roots and characteristics of Quechua, an indigenous language spoken in several South American countries.

The English words llama and condor come from Quechua. The mother tongue of 8 to 10 million people, it is a language family that comprises three major regions in Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru.

Download the infographic to learn more about Quechua, the language of the ancient Incan Empire.

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Click here: Quechua  

 

 



 

 

Topics: Infographic, Language Information

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