Just like literature, cinema is a great way to set off on a journey of discovery into other cultures, languages and ways of life. This interest in capturing other perspectives through the camera lens has produced many classic and modern films dealing with the subject of translation, either as a subject matter in itself or as a backdrop for some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Check out our top 10!
Are we all just creatures of habit?
We all love a holiday and getting to enjoy the many wonderful new delicacies we can experience while being abroad. Such as tucking into a delicious paella or tasty empanada when in Spain, sweating over a nice and spicy hot curry in India, there are always noodles by the bowl full in China and South East Asia to savour. While we are away from home and our regular diet, despite the new and delicious foods on offer there always seems to be a selection of typical British culinary delights that we miss. The products from England that we crave that can offer us some home comforts.
Is English as a second language more than enough, or not?
Employing staff with knowledge of foreign languages is crucial for companies that are working at an international level. It is true that having a good knowledge of English will help a lot. At most locations, English is proven to be the most useful and the best-fit communication language.