Archive | May, 2013

Overcoming German language barriers: Bayer Leverkusen is not in Bavaria!

Overcoming German language barriers: Bayer Leverkusen is not in Bavaria! I was recently asked by US friends why the state of Bavaria is Germany’s soccer powerhouse. I was bit surprised and said that there is only one top team in Bavaria: Bayern Munich. The state of North-Rhine Westphalia on the other hand is home to […]

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Interview with Chiara Grassilli and me on Translator Thoughts

A while ago I met translator colleague Chiara Grassilli through a translator group discussion on LinkedIn. It turned out that Chiara, who is an English Italian translator & interpreter residing in the UK, had an awesome idea for her translation blog “Translator Thoughts”: She interviews various translators around the globe with different specializations and backgrounds. […]

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How serious are US Universities about their German programs? So far I am not so sure.

How serious are US Universities about their German programs? So far I am not so sure. Lack of German language content Now, let me set one thing straight immediately: I do not intend to pick on US Universities foreign language problems at all. In fact, I appreciate that there are quite a few programs around […]

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