Month: August 2013

11 words that you can not translate into English

11 words that you can not translate into English

There is no doubt that the relationship between the words and their meaning is a fascinating one. Linguists spend countless years deconstructing it, taking it apart letter by letter, all in order to figure out why there are so many feelings and ideas that we cannot even put words to, describe the meaning from one language to another. The richness of the English language is in the willingness to accept new words from different cultures and languages – this is one of the reasons that makes it so popular and widespread. However, in spite of all the richness and variety of words for thousands of terms, there are still words that can not be translated with one word only. Here are only 11 words that can not be translated into English and they all come from different cultures. I hope you find them interesting.
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Quote: Teaching the children

“We must teach our children To smell the Earth To taste the rain To touch the wind To see things grow To hear the sun rise and night fall To care” ~ John Cleal

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Manage your way into a great career

Manage your way into a great career

A project manager is someone who is professionally trained and experienced in the field of project management, and their job is to plan, execute and close out commercial or industrial projects. Projects vary in size, from a rollout of new IT hardware in a small accounting firm to large construction projects.
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Quote: Worries vs. Mastery

“What worries you – masters you.” – Haddon W. Robinson

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How to get your kids interested in learning?

How to get your kids interested in learning?

One of the biggest issues when raising children is their education. Many children have learning disabilities, are distracted by things outside of school, or just don’t seem to be interested in the current curriculum. As a parent, it falls on you to encourage the love of learning in your kids. One of the best ways to do this is to present supplemental and alternative educational opportunities to your children. Weeknights and weekends can be spent taking in new information too, if you know how to package it right. By taking your kids outside, incorporating technology, and making reading fun – you can foster a love of learning from a young age.
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5 pillars of reading English

Reading in English can be complicated for kids who are just beginning to learn the language, but it can be an obstacle for ones who begin learning English as a second language. Below you will see the 5 pillars of reading instruction for focusing on the most important aspects of reading. Explore more infographics like […]

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Quote: Spending days

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” ~ Annie Dillard

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Oxford Institute for Internet – Everything about Internet

If you want to watch the latest Internet developments and new technologies implementation in education, OII-Oxford Institute for Internet studies is an excellent place to visit on regular basis. You will enjoy the excellent lectures from top world professors and lecturers, who share their ideas with the ultimate ease, presenting their long years gathered knowledge […]

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Royal lessons, regal values: What Disney Princesses can teach George Alexander Louis?

Royal lessons, regal values: What Disney Princesses can teach George Alexander Louis?

Two royal families have captured the world’s imagination. One is the British Royal Family, whose newest addition is George Alexander Louis, son of Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton. The other is the imaginary royal family that the Walt Disney Company has created. And you might be surprised at how many lessons the Disney princesses can impart to young George.
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Quote: Simple

“Everything should be kept as simple as possible, but no simpler.” ~ Albert Einstein

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