Tag: lure

Constructed Language and Game of Thrones’ Linguistic Lure

Game of Thrones premieres this weekend and this season more and more people will be able to understand the two subtitled fantasy languages of the show: Valyrian and Dothraki. Starting with the snippets and phrases of the Dothraki language featured in George R.R. Martin's series, A Song of Fire and Ice, linguist David J. Peterson created a full working...

Lure of the Sur

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Kristal Bivona finds there’s no time like the present to immerse oneself in Latin AmericaThere’s never been a better time to study Spanish or Portuguese. Hispanic America and Brazil are projected to have bright economic futures, which will naturally increase the demand for speakers of Spanish or Portuguese in the business world. Of course, where business goes, students follow....