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Written By: Jonathan Haddad on February 7, 2014 No Comment

I have long been following Ta-Nehisi Coates’ writing on studying French, and, for me, he has described both my own experience of language learning and the transformations I want my students to feel in the classroom with an acute accuracy and uncanny emotional sensitivity.

In this recent post, which shares a title with our […]

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Written By: Sylvia on December 5, 2010 4 Comments
The problem with machine translation

There’s a joke quoted in the TA Professional Translation Services Guide about a machine translation of the biblical phrase “The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”  Supposedly, someone used a free online translator to translate this phrase from English to Russian, then back to English again, and […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on June 5, 2009 No Comment

Here’s my video take on life on FIT in May 2009. I used word clouds from blog posts in the May archive (from all the different writers on FIT this month), from the About page, screenshots of videos and images posted on FIT, and images, and then edited them in with my trusty […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on April 18, 2009 3 Comments

So a couple of news stories caught my attention today. The first piece appeared in the New York Times, entitled Public Provides Giggles; Bloggers Get the Book Deal. This piece begins by discussing blogs that have gone on to be published in traditional book format, like Pets Who Want to Kill Themselves, […]

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Written By: daveski on March 7, 2009 No Comment

LinguistList announced today that there’s a new book coming out on translation that looks REALLY interesting:

Agents of Translation contains thirteen case studies by internationally recognized scholars in which translation has been used as a way of influencing the target culture and furthering literary, political and personal interests.

Maybe a partial answer to […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on March 5, 2009 3 Comments

It’s been two years to the day since the first post appeared on FIT (author=2, Dave) entitled “Looking for international television or radio on the web?” As I look over the first post, I think of what Dave was thinking, as he typed up that first sentence:

You might try http://wwitv.com for […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on March 2, 2009 2 Comments

Is anything ever found in translation?

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on February 16, 2009 2 Comments
Top Blog?

Bryan Appleyard of Times UK gives us the Top 100 Blogs in the world.

Find out if Found in Translation made it by clicking here.

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on December 7, 2008 No Comment

For all those of you on Facebook, here’s some good news: you can network with like-minded FITizens there! You can become a FAN of our brand new Found in Translation Page here, and join the Found in Translation Group here. Hope to see you there! 🙂

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