Top 25 Language Professionals Blogs 2014



See below the Top 25 Language Lovers 2014 representing the 'Language Professional' category. This category includes blogs about translators, terminologists, linguists and other language specialists. Congratulations to the winners! (2013 winners here)


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1.Les Piles intermédiaires
Ramblings, rantings and ravings of a French professional translator who also enjoys an occasional movie, a good read and a new pair of shoes.
2.Want Words
Polski - English - Français translator and interpreter with 6 years of experience, specialising in law, IT, marketing, and business.
3.Words to good effect
Blog about writing, web content, usability, accessibility, language and translating.And the other things the blogger likes will probably find their way into the blog too: music, art, fashion, architecture, design, typography. Even chocolate.
4.TermCoord
Blog of the Terminology Coordination Unit of the European Parliament: resources from the EU and not only, weekly selection of terms from the EU terminology database IATE related to current events, news from most important conferences on terminology and a lot of useful tool.
5.Aventuras de una traductora-intérprete en Madrid
This is a blog, written in Spanish, about translation and interpretation in Madrid. Includes entries about training, conferences as well as some interviews, anecdotes about the everyday life of a working interpreter.
6.Terminologia etc.
The blogger is an Italian terminologist and localization specialist. Terminologia etc. is her personal blog on terminology, translation, localization and anything language-related that attracts her attention.
7.Traduint des de Calella
This blog is from a Catalan translator living in Barcelona. Anna talks about translation and also about interesting things about languages (such as songs translation, linguistic notes, using internet for language learning, etc). The language used in this blog is Catalan. She thinks that it is also important to have a blog like hers in this language, so it can normalize inside the translation blogging world.
8.italicissima
Italicissima is dedicated to real Italian language as it appears in contemporary literature. You will find a monthly post on a novel of literary and linguistic interest and a language-themed interview with the author.
9.Fritinancy
Names, brands, writing, and the quirks of the English language. The blogger has been involved in verbal branding for more than 20 years as a name and tagline developer and a crafter of concise, compelling brand stories.
10.Scritture Brevi
Scritture Brevi observes, describes and collects any type of "short text": abbreviations, acronyms, signs, icons, symbols, hashtags, text messages, aphorisms, puns etc. Mainly in Italian, but with contributions also in English.
11.A Word in your Ear
A blog about languages and conference interpretation by a professional conference interpreter.
12.Traducir&Co
Traducir&Co is a Spanish blog focused on translation and social media and aimed both to students and professionals.
13.Lingocode The Translator’s Teacup
You need a translator who understands more than just English and German. You need a translator who understands your business, your markets, your customers, and most of all, your language. Rose blogs about translating and everything that comes with it.
14.Translation Times
Entrepreneurial linguists Judy and Dagmar Jenner blog about their multinational languages business and share useful tips and insight into the translation and interpreting business.
15.Algo más que traducir
Personal page of a translator with lots of resources.
16.Grammar Girl
Grammar Girl provides friendly tips to improve your writing. Covering the grammar rules and word choice guidelines, Grammar Girl makes complex grammar questions simple with memory tricks.
17.Closer wor(l)ds
Inbox Translation's professional blog about languages and the industry
18.Beyond the Words
This blog describes different aspects of localisation and provide tips for translators specialised in localisation. It touches upon various IT and CAT tool related topics. A good source of information for Translators and localisers.
19.Hangukdrama and Korean
This language site provides a lot of information about learning Korean. The site which is very resourceful and anyone learning Korean should have a look at it.
20.Diario de un Alemol
André Höchemer is a freelance translator, interpreter and writer and writes a bilingual blog about Spanish and German language and culture.
21.Legends of Localization
Blogging about the video game industry
22.Signs & Symptoms of Translation
Spanish-English freelance translator, specialising in medicine
23.The Alexandria Project
Shares news and other interesting things related to languages
24.Leon Hunter
Blog about sworn translation and further topics related to translation
25.Alex's Phonetic Thoughts
My phonetic thoughts on English and Italian, and much more...

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