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Simon Ager
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Attended Bangor University
Lives in Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
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New article on Omniglot: Language Immersion that Should Work for You - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/langimmersion.htm
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New constructed script on Omniglot: Nortish - http://www.omniglot.com/conscripts/nortish.htm
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New phrase on Omniglot: I am the king of the chickens - http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/iamthekingofthechickens.htm
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New language on Omniglot: Lushootseed (dxʷləšúcid) - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/lushootseed.htm
Lushootseed is a Salishian language spoken in southern British Colombia and northern Washington State by about 300 people.
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New article on Omniglot: Vocabulary Volume: How to Find Your Perfect Word Count for the Day - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/vocabvolume.htm
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New article on Omniglot: Accelerated Language Learning: 6 Ways to Boost Learning a New Language - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/acceleratedlanguagelearning.htm
An article about some methods you can use to learn languages better.
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New article on Omniglot: 11 Great Spanish Learning Tools - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/11spanishlearningtools.htm
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Les mots de la semaine
- ambulant = travelling = teithiol; crwydrol
- vendeur ambulant = travelling salesman = trafaeliwr / trafeiliwr
- marchand / commerçant ambulant = peddler / pedlar; street vendor; huckster = pedlar; pacmon
- musicien ambulant = busker = clerwr; cerddor stryd; cerddor crwydrol
- catastrophe ambulante = walking disaster = trychineb gerddol
- enseignant itinérant = peripatetic teacher = athro peripatetig / teithiol / cylchynol
- professeur remplaçant = supply teacher = athro llanw / athrawes lanw
- péripatéticien(ne) = peripatetic; streetwalker = crwydryn; putain; merch ddrwg
- la cohérence = consistency = cysondeb; cysonder
- principalement; surtout = mainly = yn bennaf; gan mwyaf
- souhaiter = to wish (to do sth) = dymuno (gwneud rhywbeth)
- faire un vœu = to make a wish; to wish for sth = dymuno
- J'aimerais = I wish! = Mi hoffwn i; Byddai'n dda gen i
- secours = help; aid; rescue; relief = cymorth
- secourir = to help; to aid; to assist = cynorthwyo; helpu
- aider = to help; to assist = cynorthwyo; helpu
- la relecture = proofreading = darllen proflenni; cywiro proflenni
- la rédaction = (copy) editing = golygu (copi)
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New language on Omniglot: Luseño (Cham'teela) - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/luseno.htm
Luseño is an Uto-Aztecan language spoken in southern California by 5 people.
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New constructed script on Omniglot: LLL for Korean (Hangug-eo LLL) - http://www.omniglot.com/conscripts/lllkr.htm
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New language on Omniglot: Jeju (제주말) - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/jeju.htm
Jeju is a Koreanic language/dialect spoken in Jeju Province of Korea by about 5-10,000 people.
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New article on Omniglot: Astrolinguistics: Is Anybody Out There? - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/astrolinguistics.htm
An article which discuss possible ways we could communicate with extraterrestrials.
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Work
Occupation
Linguist
Employment
  • Omniglot Ltd
    Linguist, 2008 - present
    Maintaining and developing Omniglot.com, the online encyclopedia of writing systems and languages, answers questions from visitors, learning languages.
  • Study Group International
    Web Developer, 1999 - 2008
    Developing and maintaining multilingual websites.
  • British Council
    Various, 1994 - 1998
    Worked as an education counsellor, external liaison officer, IT manager and web consultant.
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Currently
Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
Previously
Brighton, East Sussex, England - Taipei, Taiwan - Osaka, Japan - Leeds, West Yorkshire, England - Jersey, Channel Islands - L'Isle-en-Dodon, Midi-Pyrénées, France - Sévignac-le-Pas, Midi-Pyrénées, France - Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, England - Maidenhead, Berkshire, England - Eskdale, Cumbria, England - Silverdale, Lancashire, England
Story
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Eine langue is nunca suficiente
Introduction
I make my living from Omniglot.com, a website about languages, and spend the rest of my time learning languages, making music, singing, writing songs, reading, juggling, procrastinating, day dreaming and so on.
Education
  • Bangor University
    Linguistics, 2008 - 2009
  • University of Leeds
    Chinese & Japanese, 1989 - 1993
  • National Taiwan Normal University
    Chinese, 1993 - 1994
  • Kansai Gaidai University
    Japanese, 1991 - 1991
  • National Chengchi University
    Chinese, 1990 - 1990
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Male