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WPA Languages Poster

Poster promoting occupations in the field of languages. 1938.

Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

 

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2lingual  
Shows two search boxes. Select the language for each box. Type into the first box, and in the second box the translation for what's typed in the first box appears.
Forvo  
"Forvo is the largest pronunciation guide in the world. Ever wondered how a word is pronounced? Ask for that word or name, and another user will pronounce it for you. You can also help others by recording your pronunciations in your own language." Many languages represented.
"Translate text, webpages and documents
Enter text or a webpage URL, or upload a document." 52 languages currently available.
"The Index Translationum is a list of books translated in the world, i.e. an international bibliography of translations. The Index Translationum was created in 1932. The database contains cumulative bibliographical information on books translated and published in about one hundred of the UNESCO Member States since 1979 and totals more than 1.800,000 entries in all disciplines: literature, social and human sciences, natural and exact sciences, art, history and so forth."
"lexicool.com is primarily a directory of "all" the online bilingual and multilingual dictionaries and glossaries freely available on the Internet...The directory currently has links to over 7000 dictionaries and glossaries, many of which have been created by translators working in specialist fields."
"The following sites, listed here in English, serve as gateways to precise multilingual dictionaries and glossaries, as well as directories with access to professional tools."
It’s a repository of pronunciation keys and audio files (mp3) for people and places in the news from around the world.
Translate a block of text or a webpage. Not as many language combinations as Google Translate.

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