Blog category - Languages

  • education translation

    Education translation – the importance of cross-border communication

    September 8th will mark International Literacy Day. This event has got the team at Albion Languages thinking about why cross-border communication plays such an important part in modern literacy. In this blog about education translation, we will discuss why research has its own set of rules when it comes to the written word, plus how languages influence literacy around the world.

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  • translation

    Making communication translation-friendly

    Translation services are a vital part of reaching a wider international audience, and there are steps you can take to make the process smoother. In this blog post, we’re going to look at some key tips for making your writing suitable for translation, and the benefits that this approach to writing can offer your business.

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  • English grammar – common mistakes and how to avoid them

    English grammatical mistakes can be easy to make – but when it comes to messaging, keeping your grammar in check can make all the difference. Poorly created sentence structure and wrongly placed punctuation can change the meaning of a sentence altogether.

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  • Differentiating Between English Variants

    Differentiating Between English Variants

    Any language that’s spoken in more than one localised area contains multiple variants. Chinese isn’t even considered a language of its own, with the differences between Mandarin and Cantonese – for example – being so great that they need to be learned separately.

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  • An Introduction to British Sign Language

    An Introduction to British Sign Language

    As of 2003, British Sign Language has been an official minority language of the United Kingdom. This might suggest that the language is fairly new, but records of BSL usage in schools go back to as early as the 18th century. In this blog post, we’re going to explore some of the history of British Sign Language.

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  • Scots Gaelic

    All About Scots Gaelic

    Scots Gaelic is, as the name suggests, a language native to Scotland, although not spoken as widely now as it used to be. In this post, we’re going to look at a brief history of the language, and where you can find it still “alive” today.

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