How Languages Tell Time

Video-Fix: How Languages Tell Time

If you live in modern-day Western Europe, you are probably used to 24-hour clocks, where the day is divided into 24 hours,...
Video-Fix Benefits of bilingual feature

Video-Fix: The Benefits of Being Bilingual

There is a philosophical quote referring to children's true and pure insight in contrast to adult's complex ways when it comes to...
Video-Fix How Technology Influences Language feature

Video Fix: How Technology Influences Language?

Have you ever noticed how much your language has changed throughout time? This happens not only because of age or environmental factors, but also...
Video-Fix Untranslatable words feature

Video-Fix: Untranslatable Words in Europe

For this week's Video-Fix we have a special trip for you: an evergreen Untranslatable Words Tour across Europe, accompanied by some of the words...
Video-Fix Tinnitus feature

Video-Fix: What’s that Ringing in Your Ears?

That muffled ringing sound that you hear in your ear when you’re all alone and quiet actually has a name. Originating from...

Video-Fix: The Race to Decode a Mysterious Language

In around 1900, British Archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans excavated tablets with an unknown script at Knossos, on the island of Crete. The...
Video-Fix N-ickname

Video-Fix: Birth of a Nickname

A nickname is ‘an informal name for someone or something, especially a name that you are called by your friends or family,...
Video-Fix language learning scenes

Video-Fix: The 10 Funniest Language-Learning Scenes

For some light summer reading, err, watching, TermCoord is bringing you a fun video on language-learning scenes in films and TV. Learning...
Video-Fix Speech Processing feature

Video-Fix: How do Our Brains Process Speech?

When it comes to speaking and speech comprehension, the human brain works as a fully functioning little system which chooses the best...
Video-Fix Language Pet Peeves

Video-Fix: Language Pet Peeves

pet peeve (noun): a frequent subject of complaint1 If you’re a language enthusiast on the internet, you have probably heard about Erik Singer....