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Writing Global English: Beyond the Basics

Posted by Alexandra Norvet on November 23, 2016
Global English and writing for language translation is a valuable skill set that is related to, but also different from, good writing in Standard English. Taking simple steps like shortening sentences and limiting vocabulary goes a long way towards making ...

Topics: Language Learner, Tips & Tricks, Global English

5 Rules For Global English Writing

Posted by Alexandra Norvet on October 6, 2016
It takes many different steps and tools for your business to reach a global audience. Whether you’re marketing a product to international consumers or internally relaying corporate information to your company’s global offices, it takes scalable ...

Topics: Global Marketing, Language Learner, Global English

"Bob's Your Uncle?" The Difficulty Posed by Idiomatic Translation

Posted by Jake Schild on September 30, 2016
Silverware or cutlery? Highway or motorway? Sidewalk or pavement? If you’ve ever been an American in the United Kingdom or a Briton traveling in the United States, chances are you’ve had to learn each country’s respective lingo. And although some might think ...

Topics: Global Marketing, Language Learner, Global English

What is Global English?

Posted by Alexandra Norvet on September 22, 2016
The rules of what makes for good writing are universal. Good writing is clear, consistent and engaging to the reader. Writing for an audience that doesn’t speak English is no different. But how can written English be better adapted for universal ...

Topics: Language Learner, Manufacturing, Global English