All languages change over time, and so does English, the lingua franca of our times. Learning the grammar and vocabulary the traditional way is not enough anymore.
It was a busy October on the seminar front. Just a few days after METM13, I found myself at KITES 2013, the annual meeting point of language technology in Finland. At lunch I got to talking with my fellow former students of translation studies about persistent general ignorance related to[…]