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Going freelance: are you ready?

The first question to ask when you plan to pursue a career as a freelance translator is apparently simple, yet crucial. How do I know if I’m ready for this job? Of course, you can work as a translator within an agency and therefore be an employee, in which case the problem does not arise. […]

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5 Creative Ways to Quickly Learn Medical Terminology

Many medical terms have unfamiliar sounding Greek and Latin roots, often making them challenging for people to remember. As healthcare professionals, it’s not uncommon to come across medical terminology which is simply foreign to you. However, to be successful, healthcare students need to be able to read and understand all sorts of medical terms, even if they’re caught off […]

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Subastan una libreta de poemas manuscritos de Dylan Thomas

Se trata de 19 poemas hallados en la casa de la madre de Caitlin Macnamara, esposa del escritor galés. Sotheby´s subastará la libreta el próximo 9 de diciembre, y estima que podría alcanzar los 190.000 euros. Sotheby´s sacará a subasta el próximo 9 de diciembre, en Londres, una libreta con poemas manuscritos de Dylan Thomas. Se […]

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Andrés Trapiello: “Todos los juegos están ya en Cervantes. Yo sólo me he divertido con ellos”

El escritor expande una vez más el universo de Don Quijote en El final de Sancho Panza y otras suertes Resulta que el innominado borrico de Sancho Panza sí tiene nombre: Almanzor. ¿Por qué no lo bautizó Cervantes? Probablemente, se barrunta el buen escudero, porque su primer autor, Cide Hamete, era moro, y no era menester […]

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Origin of English: some winter words

Halloween has come and gone. Christmas decorations festively decorate the stores while politically the War on Christmas ramps up its intensity. All of this means that winter is coming. With this in mind, let’s explore the etymology of some winter words. I would suggest that this exploration is improved while sitting in front of a […]

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Il latino torna in Campus

Altro che lingua morta: l’idioma dei nostri padri è più vivo che mai, capace di declinare anche i neologismi più attuali. Lo attesta il successo dell’Accademia Vivarium novum e la nascita alle porte di Roma del Polo mondiale dell’Umanesimo che da settembre accoglierà 120 studenti da ogni parte del mondo. Si fa presto a dire […]

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