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Andrea Alvisi
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Italian Conference Interpreter | Translator | University interpreting trainer | Food blogger
Italian Conference Interpreter | Translator | University interpreting trainer | Food blogger

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Just in case you needed a further reminder, #interpreters  are not machines but human beings. If the speaker gets moved, then the #interpreter  is doing an excellent job if his/her words also start to falter. #1nt

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Fascinating to discover that many #language  lack an extensive vocabulary to describe smells. I remember reading the book mentioned in this article by The Atlantic and being blown away by how alive the perfumes and scents seem to come while reading it.

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Has it ever happened to you? 
If you thought you were a #language  genius, maybe think twice. As it stands, we could all be.

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It's fair enough to say the whole world can speak #English, but how do the various countries actually fare? Here is a comprehensive infographic by EF Education First.

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New #branding revealed!  
Many thanks to Websites for Translators for the new logo, business cards, website and social media covers. Have a look at http://www.attitudetranslations.co.uk/
Any feedback welcome!
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A new +Nutella advertisement campaign exploits the power of #Italian regional dialects and features up to 135 characteristic expressions from 16 different regions. A great example of #localization and customer-focused approach.

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Translating #food is not as straightforward as you might think. Here is a taster (pun intended) on sugars. Can you always bridge the gap?

#translation   #xl8   #foodie   #Italian  
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