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Not enough indigenous language interpreters…

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The last sentence in this article is very important to recognize as a cultural fact…


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“Many parents fear their language is an obstacle”

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A quote from a researcher from the University of Edinburgh: “Many parents fear their language is an obstacle, a problem, and if they abandon it their child will integrate better.”
SUCH a prevalent attitude, one that has affected millions of bilinguals and trilinguals…
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/11/29/497943749/6-potential-brain-benefits-of-bilingual-education


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An 8-school district…how many languages spoken?

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Students in 8 schools in a Glenview school district (Illinois) speak 48 languages…


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If you have a language immersion program, or are interested in taking one, consider these “end goals”:

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http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/global_learning/2016/11/five_steps_for_setting_language_learning_goals_by_proficiency_not_seat_time.html


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There are at least 70 known languages that do this…

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What do Kickapoo, Hmong, Greek and Mooré have in common?


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Constructing an alphabet for 40 million people…

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How do you write an alphabet for a language spoken by 40 million people across several countries? And, how do you get it accepted by modern technology? The fight for Adlam…

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/11/the-alphabet-that-will-save-a-people-from-disappearing/506987/


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Back to work!

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Sorry about the absence of posts! Lots of changes at ESEN Translation Services coming up…

And, we’re working on the third edition of Olivia and The Mush, for ESEN Books. This edition will be easier to convert into multiple e-book formats, so that more readers will be able to read it. Stay tuned!


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Sometimes, it’s not the translation…

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Sometimes, it’s English native speakers that say the strangest things:

Warning sign on building: “THE ROOF IS ALARMED”


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