Spanish False Friends

Some words in the Spanish and English languages sound so similar that one may think that they have the same meaning.
Usually they do not have the same meaning and as these words can cause confusion they are known as false friends.

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20 Aniversario de la Escuela Oficial de Idiomas de Cartagena

En las Escuelas Oficiales de Idiomas se imparten clases, en su mayoría, de inglés y más recientemente de español, además de muchos otros idiomas en toda la geografía española. No son pocos los españoles que sienten la necesidad de estudiar idiomas y lenguas como pueden ser la lengua inglesa y a la misma vez la EOI como institución ofrece clases de español como lengua extranjera para inmigrantes de otros países en España.

Este año se cumplen 20 años de vida de la EOI Cartagena. Como profesora de la misma, aunque en estos momentos me encuentro residiendo en el Reino Unido, me siento orgullosa de haber pertenecido y posiblemente de volver a pertenecer en un futuro no muy lejano a esta fantástica institución.

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Spanish Language Teaching in the UK.

The teaching of Spanish language and indeed Spanish culture has in recent years achieved a prominent place in the British education system.
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How to Qualify as a Translator and Interpreter

Translating and Interpreting is a serious business and as such to qualify as a Translator and Interpreter requires passing an examination.

There was a time when some people believed that anyone who could speak a language could also translate from and into that language.
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English to Spanish Translation

English to Spanish translation requirements are on the increase and it is perhaps not altogether surprising.
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The Importance of Medical Translation

Medical translation is crucial worldwide and recently there is an example of just how important it is in the Spanish language.

Recently Spanish doctors at the Hospital Universitario Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona have performed the first total face transplant in the world. Read More→

21 years providing a Spanish Translation Service

21 years ago in May 1989 we were a group of 5 university graduates discussing how to develop a Spanish translation service. Read More→