Category Archives: Word reference

Docència universitària amb perspectiva de gènere

La Xarxa Vives d’universitats acaba de publicar una sèrie d’11 guies de diferents disciplines per ajudar a la revisió de les assignatures des de la perspectiva de gènere. La idea és donar múltiples recursos al professorat universitari per poder atendre millor la … Continue reading

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El passat 16 de novembre vàrem compartir les primeres seleccions en anglès de paraula de l’any 2018, i avui aprofitem el canvi d’any per fer balanç a les altres llengües de treball de Tradiling. En el cas català, l’Observatori de … Continue reading

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2018. A toxic single-use year?

Yesterday Oxford Dictionaries announced their Word of the Year 2018: “toxic”. They said that there had been a 45% rise in the number of times the word has been looked up on its website, and that it best captured “the … Continue reading

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New online terminology?

Today we should be celebrating the arrival of the latest version of the Inter-Active Terminology for Europe (IATE), the online terminology database of the European Union. The announcement of a new version has created a lot of excitement, perhaps too much. … Continue reading

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I didn’t use(d) to worry about these things

In a sentence like the one in the title, which is correct,”use” or “used”? The answer is that both are correct, but not everybody agrees about this. Going into more detail, let me start by quoting some authorities. I have selected … Continue reading

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