Tag: Language

EPSO NOTICE OF OPEN COMPETITION – Linguistic Assistants (AST 1), Danish (DA), Irish (GA), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Maltese (MT), Dutch (NL), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL)

NOTICE OF OPEN COMPETITION EPSO/AST/137/16 — Linguistic Assistants (AST 1) for the following languages: Danish (DA), Irish (GA), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Maltese (MT), Dutch (NL), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL) (2016/C 151 A/01) Deadline for registration: 31 May 2016 at 12.00 (midday), Brussels time The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) is organising an open competition, based …

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Language Assistant (External Translation Services Unit) – Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)

Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered. The successful applicant will be offered an appointment limited to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL). Any subsequent extension(s) are subject to terms of the Tribunal’s mandate and/or the availability of the funds. The Special Tribunal for Lebanon …

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International Mother Language Day 21 February

2015 Theme: Inclusive Education through and with Language – Language Matters International Mother Language Day was proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in November 1999. On 16 May 2007 the United Nations General Assembly called upon Member States “to promote the preservation and protection of all …

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The Language Game

How well can people understand a language that is closely related to their native language? The MICReLa research group, based at the University of Groningen, developed an online game to investigate this matter. To make a meaningful analysis, they need more than 24.000 participants from 16 countries. Languages that are mutually intelligible are closely related …

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Why Learn Another Language When You Already Speak English?

So you want to learn a new language? First, pick the one that interests you the most. Then, check out three tips for subtly improving without even realizing!

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