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Why do we need people to translate when we have machine translation?

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Duration: 0:19:31 | Added: 01 May 2020
Some people ask why they should bother learning a language when there are online apps and websites which can translate quickly and accurately.

In this episode of LinguaMania, Matthew Reynolds and Eleni Philippou argue that translation is so much more than just changing words from one language into another. Translation is creative, it's personal, and it can help build communities.

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