By Lebo Matshego Not only is Africa the second most populous continent in the world with over one billion people, but it is also home to the highest linguistic diversity in the world, with over different languages.
Localization guidelines Rules for your specific language You can read the full style guide for your language to learn about specific conventions and guidelines for your language.
Rules for all Facebook writing Keep It Simple: Use short words and sentences, and keep the number of words to a minimum. Get to the Point: Clearly explain how things work and give people enough information to make good decisions.
Talk Like a Person: The Facebook Voice The Facebook voice is our personality. Our tone may change in different contexts, but we always sound like Facebook: Simple Stick to common words that people use in everyday speech.
Write short sentences that are easy to understand. Straightforward Keep terms and messaging consistent across all channels, on and off Facebook.
Don't bury information or gloss over it.
Don't sound like a robot. Even the smallest bits of interface content should be approachable Basics Use as few words as possible while still being clear. Make sure every word has a job to do. Replace jargon with everyday terms. Consider Your Audience Facebook reaches people of all ages and backgrounds in nearly every country around the world.
While most websites have a target demographic, we want to help people around the world connect each other on Facebook.
This means our audience is truly everyone. When translating for specific audiences example: However, the basic standards above still apply. Make it readable Readability is a measure of how easy it is to both read words and understand them.
With an audience of diverse ages, cultures and literacy levels, readability helps make Facebook usable and accessible. Use active voice In an active sentence, the subject of the sentence is doing something.Encourage your child to say hello in different languages throughout the day.
Every few days, greet your child in a different language. Extention: Language Learn simple phrases in different languages for other occasions, such as “Goodbye,” “Good morning,” “My name is,” and so on. You could make a few notes in the target language, maybe writing down some of the main characters and events.
Go back and read the same chapter again. If you like, you can read in more detail than before, but otherwise simply read it through one more time.
This book teaches kids how to say hello in 42 different languages. It would be ideal to use with little kids when first introducing different cultures, as it is set around the world in different countries/5(23). Volunteer translators help make Facebook available in new languages, and can help improve the translations for existing languages.
Anyone who wants to bring their language to Facebook or improve the current translations on Facebook can be a translator. Oct 09, · That's totally fine, i'm writing a book and just need to know how to say this guys name (Ethan) in a couple different languages.
If you only know one or two That's totally fine, i'm writing a book and just need to know how to say this guys name (Ethan) in a couple different languages. Thanks for your help:) Update: Also how Status: Resolved. Learn to say hello in different languages.
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Learn a new language We have a wide range of Multicultural resources in over 50 languages. Say Hello! Lovely book about saying hello in different languages as the character walks through town to meet her grandmother.