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Traduccions sorprenents

De tant en tant, els membres del Departament de Traducció, Interpretació i Llengües Aplicades, UVic-UCC, ens divertim compartint errors de traducció automàtica. Ruben Giró és especialment adepte a la detecció d’aquestes pifiades. A principis de curs ens va enviar els … Continue reading

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How climate change is impacting language globally

Are you currently experiencing solastalgia and perhaps a little morbique? It would be more than understandable if you are, even if you may be perplexed by the vocabulary that is currently emerging in relation to climate change. Solastalgia is a … Continue reading

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Microrrelatos curso 2021/2022

Este semestre, en el Grado en Traducción, Interpretación y Lenguas Aplicadas, una de las tareas propuestas en la asignatura Lengua A IV (Español) ha sido la creación de un microrrelato a partir de una serie de títulos sugeridos por las … Continue reading

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Is language in decline?

Recently a student told me that he did not know the expressions agua de borrajas and vísteme despacio, que tengo prisa. Or maybe he had heard them but didn’t know what they meant. He went on to say that “desgraciadamente … Continue reading

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NFT, vax, perseverance, strollout, vaccine

What do these words have in common? They are the English words of the year 2021, as chosen by lexicographers and users of various eminent anglosphere dictionaries. NFT NFT is the Collins Dictionary word of the year 2021. NFT, the … Continue reading

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