Scandal in the USA: a lawyer insulted migrants because of the Spanish language. VIDEO

In the United States, activist Mark Goldberg organized a fundraiser to punish lawyer Aaron Schlossberg, who spoke rudely to immigrants because they spoke Spanish. The conflict took place at a restaurant in New York. Schlossberg stood in line, in front of him were a couple of clients with whom ...

In Alaska, linguists have found an isolated dialect of the Russian language

In the village of Ninilchik on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska, about 185 miles from Anchorage, linguists have discovered a relict dialect of Russian. According to Share America, a small group of elderly Alaskans lives in the village, thanks to whom the dialect of the Russian language has survived, practically frozen in ...

Which online translator works best

Neural networks continue to learn to better understand a person. Now this also applies to online translators from Yandex and Google. On the eve of the new year 2018, the BBC Russian Service checked which machine translation system would best cope with New Year's and Christmas greetings, as well as names familiar to everyone ...

Culinary terms in English for reading recipes

An English-Russian culinary dictionary to help housewives who want to cook according to the recipes of English-language sites and books. Lifehacker has decided not to stop at translating common ingredients like vegetables and fruits. The article contains only those terms that will help you follow the recipe exactly and cook ...

Verbal expats: how Russian words migrated to English

Most of the Russian words that have passed into world use are associated with certain historical events. Bolshevik, udarnik, kolkhoz, komsomol, starosta, tundra, taiga, troika, izba, telega, balalaika, vedro, matrioshka, okroshka are just the tip of the words that have migrated to other languages. “My club ...

How to learn English yourself

If you need to learn English from scratch in order to watch movies in the original and communicate with foreigners, then with these tips, language learning will go faster. 1. Learn with Interest It is very difficult to learn a language effectively without a specific goal or motivation. Try ...

How American linguists learn the language of Putin

Elena Budovskaya, a lecturer at Georgetown University, once sent a letter to her American and Russian colleagues with the idea: "Discuss the language of Putin at the annual conference in Chicago." She admits that she did not expect such a response. Linguists, one by one, began to send in topics: "Putin and his keywords", ...

What`s up: As the Americans say

Say what you like, but English is an ideal choice for international communication: in the 16-17 centuries it was Spanish, from the 18th - French, in the 19th it was actually German. Unlike the last two languages, and from Slavic or Asian, English is much simpler. But…

Mother tongue: how to teach a child the Russian language in the USA

Whether or not to teach Russian to a child born in the USA is a dilemma worse than the Hamlet question for many Russian-speaking families. And even if parents want to pass on their language to the next generation, they face new problems: how to teach, how to motivate the child and ...

How Russian helped invent Dothraki from Game of Thrones

UC Berkeley will offer students a course in artificial languages ​​used in the TV series Game of Thrones, in particular Dothraki. According to online resource Mashable, the university offers a course called Game of Thrones Linguistics and the Art of Inventing Language. Lectures are given by Professor of Linguistics David Peterson, ...

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