Face-Off: Google Translate vs. Human Spanish Translator
We rely on technology now more than ever, but when is it best to let a real-life human do the work?
Check out the nifty infographic below from Verbal Ink to see what happens when Google Translate (Spanish to English) goes head-to-head with a professional translator in two rounds of a translation showdown. Are they worthy opponents, or will a clear front-runner claim the prize?
It seems as though humans can still triumph over machine when it comes to language... at least for now!
5 Common Japanese Phrases You Should Know
Japanese people are full of life in their expression and communication, which makes the language very fun and interesting to learn.
The language has become globally accepted, so whether you're planning a trip to Japan or just looking to broaden your horizons, you can definitely benefit from learning basic Japanese vocabulary.
Here are some common Japanese phrases to get you started.
1. Shitsurei shimasu
Shitsurei shimasu means excuse me, please. The literal translation of the p
The 9 Most Popular Kanji Tattoos
When you're taking Japanese lessons, you will be introduced to the three different writing systems: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Although kanji is generally considered the most difficult to learn, because of the symbols, it's the most popular writing system among non-Japanese speakers.
Kanji consists of thousands of characters which were derived from the Chinese writing system. Because of the way they look, and the fact that they can convey a meaningful message in a limited amount of ch
Mark Your Calendar: 20 Korean Holidays
When you're studying Korean, it's fun to learn about various Korean holidays. Mark your calendar, here are the major (and minor) Korean holidays.
Along with the national holidays, in South Korea, the 14th of each month is a fun, unofficial holiday. Read on for a list of all the holidays and celebrations!
At the beginning of the new year, it's customary for friends and loved ones to trade diaries, journals, and planners. Friends and family members write down impor
Un, Le, Ce, or De? French Articles Explained
As an English speaker learning French, articles are little words that can still give you big problems.
Since French nouns are masculine, feminine, and plural and have different articles to distinguish them, you will need to memorize at least two French articles for each English one.
To help you master French articles, we've broken them down into groups for you to study.
The first thing you need to learn are the English articles so that you can get a better understanding of