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Blogs & Websites

On this page you will find a selection of helpful blogs and websites

Tecal Sap is a blog, moderated by the most famous simultaneous translator in Brazil, named Ulisses Web. You can find almost four thousand posts with tips in English about many themes: false friends, slang, idioms, pronunciation, grammar, proverbs, etc. and how to translate some of these subjects.

English Experts is a collaborative project aimed at learning English, the whole site content is maintained by a community of teachers, English native speakers and, specially, students – everyone doing this on a voluntarily basis. There are podcasts.

Inglês na Ponta da Língua is a free website with simple, easy, well-humored and smart English tips.

Dicas de Espanhol is a website with Spanish tips, curiosities, slang and proverbs.

Busuu is a website to learn: English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Turkish, Polish and Russian.

Pro Z has over 300,000 professional translators and translation companies – and no fees or commissions for clients – ProZ.com offers the largest directory of professional translation services. Freelance translators working in Spanish, German, Italian, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese and other languages, and specializing in legal, medical, technical and other fields, can be contacted directly.

Translators Café is a new and convenient way to talk to other members of the International Linguists Association, and you can offer your services to registered translation agencies. On this website you can also see helpful resources and news about translation.

João Roque Dias translates into European Portuguese:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Machinery and Heavy Equipment
  • Agricultural and Construction Equipment
  • Facilities, Systems and Equipment
  • Facilities, Oil and Gas Equipment
  • Shipbuilding and Seamanship
  • Aerospace Engineering and Aviation
  • Weapons and Defense Equipment, Military and Police
  • Construction and Public Works
  • Medical and Hospital Equipment
  • Operation and Maintenance Manuals
  • Technical Literature

Duolingo is a free language-learning and crowd-sourced text translation platform. The service is designed so that, as users progress through the lessons, they simultaneously help to translate websites and other documents.

Terminologia is a website maintained by translators, linguists and others professionals that use language as their main work resource. On here the users can share their doubts, knowledge and experiences.

Livemocha is a commercial online language learning community, providing instructional materials in 38 languages and a platform for speakers to interact with and help each other learn new languages. It is free to join, and most of the courses are free, but there are some paid ones (Active Course).