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Team iTi’s Multicultural Holiday Traditions

One of the best parts of working in the language industry and with a multicultural team is the opportunity to connect with and learn from others with different cultural backgrounds. In the spirit of the holiday season, we asked both our full-time internal team…

December 11, 2019
Festive table decorated with candles, fresh fruit, nuts, whole onions and garlic in hope to bring abundance next year
Lifestyle and Culture

Christmas and New Years in Bulgaria

This blog post is part of our ‘Multicultural Holiday Traditions’ series. The first post of the series can be found here and links to all the posts can be found at the bottom of this article. The following was submitted from iTi Marketing Manager,…

December 10, 2019
Lifestyle and Culture

Language in a Changing World

World Languages If you were to guess, how many languages would you estimate are in the world? 400? 1000? 5000?! There are about an estimated 7,000 languages in the world, with that number changing every year[2]! We are constantly learning about new languages, languages…

August 20, 2019
Fantasy looking landscape
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Where to Learn Fantasy Languages

Want to learn Spanish, Mandarin or Arabic? Most of us know that learning an Earth language these days can only be a click or a download away. Between apps, websites, school programs, etc. there are numerous resources and ways to learn an Earth language.…

May 14, 2019
featured photo for how to create your own fictional language. Map of Westeros, fictional land from game of thrones
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How to Create Your Own Fictional Language

Did you know that roughly 40% of the world can only speak one language? While about the same amount of people speak two languages fluently, less than 1% speak more than 5 languages! Every language has its own history, its own personality, and has evolved greatly…

March 5, 2019
Romantic phrases in different languages. Women hugging a man holding a rose
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Express Love in New Languages – Video

Do you ever wonder how to say common phrases such as “I love you” in other languages around the globe? Here’s the thing: There are many ways to express love besides those three English words. Sure, we could directly translate “I love you” into other languages…

February 14, 2019
Lifestyle and Culture

National Independence Days Around The World

In the United States, July 4th is Independence Day but other countries around the world are equally festive in commemorating their respective Independence Days. Indeed, in a post-colonialist world, most states–from Latin America to the Middle East to East Asia–have some kind of annual…

July 5, 2018