With an aim to keep this blog a forum for sharing ideas, opinions and resources among fellow translators, especially those working in English, Arabic & French language pairs – being my working language pairs as well - I believe that maintaining a translator’s language skills is the most important thing a translator must always update and polish; drawing on grammar of both source and target languages, sentence structure and style besides acquisition of new synonyms, terms & terminology since these skills are the translator’s direct resource in his everyday work.
To this end, I’ve selected some useful resources for the English Language which will ensue as follows:
For English Grammar & Usage, Punctuation Rules, Spelling, Abbreviations & Acronyms and Vocabulary, the following two sites are really beneficial both in knowledge and exercise:
For Arabic Grammar & Usage, the following three sites can be of great help:
Your comments about your favourite resources for maintaining your own language skills are most welcome. Click the "Comment" button, and feel free to add your own comment.
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