Foreignization vs Domestication
Which strategy will a translator choose in order to produce the best translation? Are foreignization and domestication complete opposites?
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Is the Perfect Translation Attainable?
How do translators work? What are some of the techniques used to translate a text? Is the perfect translation a utopian ideal?
What Impact Is English Having on Languages Globally?
As English continues to become more prevalent how is it influencing other languages? What role does English play in globalisation?
Ethics in Translation
How far may the translator go into deciding what will be translated and what will be omitted?
Are Bilinguals The Best Translators?
Maybe growing up in a foreign country is the recipe for becoming an outstanding translator?
Is Reading Minds Becoming Possible?
By understanding how the brain stores the meaning of words, we could be able to predict what a person is thinking by tracking his or her brain activity!
Foreign Accent Syndrome
Imagine that you sound like a foreigner in your native language, even if you have never traveled to that particular country. It is even possible?
Where Does "OK" Come From?
OK... What is the most popular English word used all over the world? It’s “OK”. As English Oxford Dictionary says, OK can be a noun, an adjective or even a verb, but where did it come from?