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    Translation Essential: Six Reasons to Translate Into Chinese Your translation dollars only go so far and you need to maximize your return on investment. Why translate into Chinese? Consider these six arguments: 1. China is a market of 1.3 billion consumers. With the Internet, you have access to the vast majority of them. However, if you want the average Chinese consumer to open their wallet for you, you are going to need to approach them in their native language. This is true whether you are an app developer or selling detergent. Plants vs. Zombies is an app that has made a lot of money. It is very popular in China, but this was not always the case. Leo Liu was responsible for bringing the game to China. "We were amazed by how much support we got from our fans in China after we localized Plants vs. Zombies on iPhone into Chinese. The comment boards were flooded with positive comments, and in only three days, the Chinese version reached the number one paid application spot on the China App Store. We’re selling twice as many copies now, in Chinese, than we ever sold in English," he said. 2. The vast majority of Chinese citizens only speak Mandarin and their local dialect. Most do not speak English, Hindi, Japanese, Portuguese, etc. Those who do speak several languages are centered in the main cities like Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. Studies have shown, repeatedly, that even when consumers can speak and read another language they prefer to make their purchases in…

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    Television has existed since the early 1920’s. So, it is not shocking to discover that children ages two to eleven watch over 24 hours of television per week. However, the incredibly high amount of time an adult invests in watching television is 33 hours a week. I dedicated an hour of my time to watch the hit, murder mystery television show “How to Get Away with Murder” an American drama series on ABC. Currently, the series has four seasons. As the show begins, it very clearly states what the…

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    Not a day goes by in this 2016 election year without hearing the engraving campaign words and phrases such as “Feel the Bern” and “Make America Great Again.” The television in every single living room across the country blares live debates while updating every single American citizen on the status of each candidate. Although there is a mute button for the television, unfortunately, there is no mute button for politics. Ever since the first televised presidential debate in 1960 between John F.…

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    In the past, people were using several to communicate between two places such as smoke, birds, whistle. Some of them were time-consuming like smoke, some of them were not easy to communicate. Science developed day by day. Therefore, people became capable of creating new technologies in process of time, such as printing press, telegraph, telephone, etc. These were state of art in their era but now we are using mobile phones and the internet to communicate without depending on place and time. “The…

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    If someone were to look back a couple decades they would not only be amazed at how far along technology has come, but also shocked at how much it has taken over. This is a common theme when it comes to Neil Postman’s “Television as Teacher” and Steven Johnson’s “Why Games Are Good for you.” In both Postman’s and Johnson’ articles, the advancement of technology is threatening the existence of present day learning and education as books are on the decline. While Postman attempts to compete…

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    and kids are suffering because of TV at a young age. Today in our society young kids ' enjoy watching many hours of TV every day. Television has an effect on children that watch a lot of it. When kids are watching TV they think that it might be, rest time or snack time. What they don’t realize is that when they watch tv and eat, they aren’t exercising they are just sitting there eating. Therefor,this is how obesity rates increase in young children that aren’t active.(Dowshen) When children…

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    According to a great article written by Chhandita Chakravarty called How to Monitor Teens some of the best way parent have tried to help their teens escape the contemporary culture pressure is by check out the music, movies, TV shows, games and celebrities their child likes. Once they know what is interesting to him or her, they can spot the pictures and messages that are influencing their kids. It is quite easy for teens to watch YouTube videos on mobiles so there is no limit to an outside…

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    early years of the development of television, TV shows and broadcasts could only show an actors’ hands and face due to the lack of a large screen that could broadcast the show. I have investigated thoroughly and have spent a many days researching in departments regarding television. Many people in their everyday lives interact with the television in some way or another. They may check the news, watch sports games, catch up on their favorite shows, use them for recreational purposes, or even just…

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    Have you ever watched a show that has changed your perspective on a a topic? A good show can suck viewers in and exceed expectations by hitting millions in ratings; however, not all popular shows can be good for viewers. Such is the case with Sons of Anarchy. Sons of Anarchy is a television show that was created by Kurt Sutter, premiering in 2008. The show depicts the life of a motorcycle gang, SAMCRO, in a small town called charming. The show focuses on the vice president of the club, Jackson…

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    Women have been creating art for just as long, and just as much, as men, though it would not seem that way to the plain eye. The reason for this is simply that many art forms that are associated with women are not valued, and therefore not discussed, nor encouraged, allowing them to slip through the cracks. Those who do enjoy women-centered art forms are often chastised for enjoying what is considered the lowest art. In his article Gendered Television: Femininity, author John Fiske discusses the…

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