Foreign language
A foreign language is a language indigenous to another country. It is also a language not spoken in the native country of the person referred to, i.e., an English speaker living in Japan can say that ...
Wearable translator allows you to speak any language
If you’ve got the travel bug like me you know how great and exciting the experience of a new country can be. But if you don’t know the local language, it can get quite difficult to communicate and do ...
How to Answer the Phone 10 Languages Infographic
Now you can answer the phone in 10 different languages, including Spanish, Russian, and Indonesian, thanks to this super-cool and informative graphic.
Translation
Translation is the communication of the meaning of a source-language text by means of an equivalent target-language text. Whereas interpreting undoubtedly antedates writing, translation began only aft...
Wearable translator allows you to speak any language
If you’ve got the travel bug like me you know how great and exciting the experience of a new country can be. But if you don’t know the local language, it can get quite difficult to communicate and do ...
Computer-assisted translation
Computer-assisted translation, computer-aided translation or CAT is a form of language translation in which a human translator uses computer software to support and facilitate the translation process....
Japanese speakers learning r and l
Japanese has one liquid consonant, a flap that varies between lateral [ɺ] and central [ɾ]. English has two: an alveolar lateral approximant /l/ and rhotic consonant of varying phonetic properties cent...
Individual variation in second language acquisition
Individual variation in second-language acquisition is the study of why some people learn a second language better than others. Unlike children who acquire a language, adults learning a second languag...
Russian phonology
This article discusses the phonological system of standard Russian based on the Moscow dialect (unless otherwise noted). For discussion of other dialects, see Russian dialects. Most descriptions of Ru...
Russian phonology - Wikipedia
German phonology
The phonology of Standard German is the standard pronunciation or accent of the German language. It deals with current phonology and phonetics as well as with historical developments thereof as well ...
German phonology - Wikipedia
Vietnamese phonology
This article is a technical description of the sound system of the Vietnamese language, including phonetics and phonology.
Two main varieties of Vietnamese, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, are describ...
Vietnamese phonology - Wikipedia
Second language acquisition classroom research
Second-language acquisition classroom research is an area of research in second-language acquisition concerned with how people learn languages in educational settings. There is a significant overlap b...
Engrish
Engrish is a slang term for the misuse or corruption of the English language by native speakers of some East Asian languages. The term itself relates to Japanese speakers' tendency to inadvertently su...
Engrish - Wikipedia
Japanese phonology
This article deals with the phonology (i.e. the sound system) of Standard Japanese.
NotesNon-coronal voiced stops /b, ɡ/ between vowels may be weakened to fricatives, especially in fast and/or cas...
Anglophone pronunciation of foreign languages
The following is a list of common non-native pronunciations that English speakers make when trying to speak foreign languages. Many of these are due to transfer of phonological rules from English to t...
Italian phonology
This article is about the phonology of the Italian language. It deals with the phonology and phonetics of Standard Italian as well as with geographical variants.
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Modern Hebrew phonology
This article is about the phonology of the Hebrew language based on the Israeli dialects. It deals with current phonology and phonetics as well as with historical developments thereof, including geogr...