# languages - Tuesday 7 March, 2017
The editor said that the new dictionary “covers every level of language use, from formal to informal, from polite to vulgar”.
# languages - Monday 12 December, 2016
“So what do you do?” “I’m an emoji translator.”
# languages - Tuesday 19 January, 2016
# languages - Saturday 16 January, 2016
More than 70% of Irish people cannot speak a language other than English or Irish.
# languages - Saturday 6 June, 2015
Seriously – check your writing skills.
# languages - Wednesday 3 June, 2015
Give me a @… no, no, that’s a #.
# languages - Thursday 30 April, 2015
Also, more than half of adults believe coding should be taught in primary and secondary schools.
# languages - Sunday 8 March, 2015
Blue doesn’t even exist for everyone.
# languages - Monday 12 January, 2015
The update will allow users to translate spoken words into another language in real-time, similar to Skype.
# languages - Saturday 20 December, 2014
Duolingo launched the beta version of its Irish course during the summer, and its success has been down to five volunteers.
# languages - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
The popular language learning app has seen more than 6,000 people sign up to its Irish course, which is currently in beta.
# languages - Friday 22 August, 2014
The Android version is now able to automatically detect and understand five languages at once.
# languages - Sunday 8 June, 2014
If you’re planning on learning Chinese, you’d want to have some time.
# languages - Sunday 15 December, 2013
And NO IRISH! Still, you know that one.
# languages - Thursday 5 December, 2013
It’s estimated that more than half of the world’s 7,000 languages could end up disappearing by the end of the century
# languages - Monday 17 June, 2013
The sound of toddlers babbling might seem like random sounds but is actually much more sophisticated than previously thought, according to a new study.
# languages - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
An absence of staff with competence in both official languages of the State is one of the main factors restricting state bodies in their delivery of services to the public in Irish, according to a report.
# languages - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
About 1 per cent of the entire population of England and Wales speaks Polish – more than Punjabi or Urdu.
# languages - Tuesday 17 July, 2012
Enda Kenny wonders why children cannot speak Irish after 14 years’ tuition, after PayPal says it can’t find locals to fill jobs.
# languages - Wednesday 4 July, 2012
# languages - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Finance Minister says Revenue sometimes requires interpreters when questioning passengers who have insufficient Irish or English.
# languages - Thursday 29 March, 2012
Polish was by far the most common foreign language spoken in the home, followed by French, Lithuanian and German.
# languages - Sunday 18 December, 2011
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# languages - Thursday 27 October, 2011
In Ireland’s export economy, languages are a direct route to jobs. So why aren’t we teaching them, asks Fergal Browne.
# languages - Friday 7 October, 2011
Treasury Holdings co-founder says Irish students should be learning a Chinese language – Enda Kenny says it’s up to schools. What do you say?
# languages - Friday 9 September, 2011
# languages - Thursday 7 October, 2010
Researchers discover a language spoken in the Himalayas that had never been recorded before.