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spinning languages

Play sports or work out to improve language learning

The effect of sports on our brains


Get up and start working out to improve your foreign languages level! The effect of sports on our brains.

29 / AugLanguage and Tutoring
foreign cursing

Language psychology: Feeling more comfortable swearing in a foreign language

Foreign foul language


Why do we feel more comfortable swearing or using “bad words” in a foreign language? We keep exploring language psychology.

21 / MayLanguage
Best blog posts

2017: Our most visited articles

The best of Speakabit's blog


2018 is just around the corner and there are many more blog posts to come. That’s why we don’t want these articles to get lost in the “blogosphere”. Here you have the most visited posts on Speakabit’s blog for 2017.

 

 

pseudo anglicisms

What are pseudo-anglicisms?

Words that seem like English but aren't


Words that seem like English but aren’t. Examples, the problem with pseudo-anglicisms, and foreign words in the English language.

30 / NovLanguage and Translation
Emoji language

Emojis: The universal language?

The internet's communication phenomenon


More people understand emoji than English“‘Emoji’ movie sucks (sad face!)” wrote the New York Post. And it probably does, but do emojis suck too? Are they really that dumb and useless?

26 / OctLanguage
Translate

How Google Translate could be manipulated

Why automated translation can't replace humans


A strange anecdote featuring Google Translate that’s just… scary!

12 / SepTranslation
grammar

The cost of a spelling error

A real-life example


An apostrophe gaffe has cost a Northern Irish council more than £1,000.

 

31 / AugLanguage and Marketing
Language learning

Language learning apps: yay or nay?

Pros and limitations


Nowadays, we use the internet for everything, even for learning foreign languages. Pros and limitations of language learning apps.

21 / AugLanguage
Localize app

Things to take into consideration before localizing an app

Localization of mobile applications


We’ve already talked about the difference between translation and localization so now let’s take a look at some things you should take into account before localizing your app, focusing on mobile applications.

 

Brexit and the English language

What happens to English in the EU after Brexit?

The European Union's official languages


Even in Europe, English is king. What happens now that the UK exits the EU via the infamous Brexit?

11 / AugLanguage