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    New gadgets and new habits not only enter our daily life, they also bring new words into our vocabulary as well. Those new words though are mostly borrowed from the English language and integrated into other languages. Does that make other languages richer, or something is being lost forever? Tune in to find out more.

    Why are some languages more receptive of foreign words while others resist the linguistic newcomers as much as they can?

    They say that one’s eyes are the mirror of one’s soul. 

    To paraphrase that the language that we speak is the mirror of what’s happening around us. 

    Looking forward discusses the trend with Alexander Livergant, editor-in-chief of the Foreign Literature magazine.

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