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Language never stands still. Linguistic drift, cultural currents and social trends all contribute to the continual evolution of language. Here at the ITL Translations blog you’ll find our latest thoughts, ideas and insights about all things Translation and Interpreting.
How did language begin?
How did language begin?
23rd March 2020 | Web Team

The short answer is no one knows! There is no conclusive theory that explains how language developed and there almost certainly never will be. Language evolution will remain a mystery forever. However, this hasn’t stopped countless theories being put forward over the years. Pretty much all of these theories have been challenged, discounted and often flat out ridiculed.

Continue reading to find out more about 5 of the oldest and most common theories about the origin of language.

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Endangered Languages: Cornish and Ainu
23rd March 2020 | Web Team

At least 43% of the languages in the world are endangered. We wanted to put a spotlight on two very different endangered languages, Cornish and Ainu.

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How to get the most out of your translation service
23rd March 2020 | Web Team

You finish writing your document and email it over to the translation company. Easy, right? Well, not always. If you want to have as smooth and satisfying translation experience as possible, then here are a few tips which can help make it so. Follow these guidelines to ensure you get the most out of your translation service.

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Why a small translation company can be better than a large one
23rd March 2020 | Web Team

When you’re looking for a translation company it can be easy to assume that a large, well known company will be the best fit for your needs. But stop! That’s not always the case. Here’s why…

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How to choose a Language Service Provider
23rd March 2020 | Web Team

If you are looking to get a document translated, or need to book an interpreter, the options available to you may seem complex and confusing. There are plenty of Language Service Providers out there, but not all Language Service Providers are equal.

That’s why we wanted to put together our top three things to look for when choosing your Language Service Provider (LSP), to help you make the best choice.

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