Germanic invasion of Britannia

ENGLISH AS A GLOBAL LANGUAGE

Posté le 09-11-2015 par : Webmaster dans : English

English language’s history began with the coming of the Germanic tribes (the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes) who attacked Britain during the fifth century AD. At the time, British residents’ language was the Celtic language. The Angles derived from "Englaland" and their language was known as "Englisc" out of which the two words “England” and “English” are derived.  

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puncutuation

PUNCTUATION MARKS ARE MAGIC, AREN’T THEY?

Posté le 23-10-2015 par : Webmaster dans : Language rules

Punctuation marks are symbols that serve to illustrate the significance of written language. There are so many common marks that are widely used. Furthermore, learning how and when to use the appropriate mark could remarkably boost your writing skills. Some common punctuation marks are the full stop BrE (period AmE) (.), question mark (?), exclamation mark BrE (exclamation point AmE) (!), semi-colon (;), colon (:), dash (_), comma (,), quotation mark (“”), hyphen (-), apostrophe

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Translators

Things you should never say to a translator

Posté le 30-09-2015 par : Webmaster dans : Translation

One of the special characteristics of translators is that they are very moody due to the high pressure they are subject to. So you would never want to drive a translator crazy because you cannot expect his reaction. Here are few things you’d better avoid saying to a translator in order to keep his smile.

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