Prepare for Brexit: What documents do I need?

With Brexit approaching ever closer, the future of Britain´s relationship with Europe remains uncertain. There is various advice the British government has publicized to prepare for Brexit for Brits that want to continue their residency here in Spain, many consist of different bureaucratic processes, which are coming increasingly more rigorous. Here is a breakdown of …

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The Future of Translation – Google Translator – online machine translator

When many of us think of translation, the first thing that comes to mind is most likely a free online machine translator such as the one designed by Google or Bing. We often associate these with humorous grammatical errors or incorrect word choices that would lead to hilarious misunderstandings if used in the real world. …

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Obscure languages: Observe what everyone else is doing and do the opposite… be different.

It goes without saying that the demand for multilinguals in the world of employment grows each day, with huge companies relying on us to break them language barriers to give them access to success. Yet upon seeing the languages most in demand, it is often the same few. However, let’s be real… if you’re going to …

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Why being bilingual does not grant you a one way ticket to success…

In society nowadays, bilingual kids are usually graced with the nickname of “walking dictionaries” or “born interpreters”. As a 50:50 child myself, I’m afraid to say that’s sadly not quite true. They are lucky enough to be brought up in multicultural environments and how they pick up a language by ear and progress really has …

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Code-switching – or ese momento when you start pensar en dos idiomas at the same tiempo

If you’re bilingual or multi-lingual, you’ve probably been in a situation where you have to quickly switch between two or more languages during one conversation.  This linguistic phenomenon is called code-switching, and it has a huge effect on the lives of multilinguals. What are some of the reasons people code-switch? Code-switching is very common among …

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