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Autumn calendar dates

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Autumn calendar dates

Now that the summer is all but behind us, we can look forward to a packed calendar of translation events for the coming autumn, and I’m pleased to announce that yours truly will be speaking at some of them! 12 September, ITI London Regional Group Marketing Workshop, University of Westminster, London. This is an all-day [&hellip

Presentation on social media for translators

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Presentation on social media for translators

You may remember that in May this year, Sarah Dillon and I gave a presentation on web 2.0 and social media for translators at the ITI conference in London, Sarah presenting remotely from Brisbane, Australia, and me in person at the venue in London. This made for some interesting technical challenges, and allowed us to [&hellip

ITI Sustainability in Translation Conference – my experience: day 2

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ITI Sustainability in Translation Conference – my experience: day 2

After a delightful evening meal at the library of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (the main conference venue), we reconvened early the next morning for another day of presentations, chat and lots of coffee. I felt that there was a perceptible shift on the second day towards the more practical, day-to-day aspects of translation and [&hellip

ITI Sustainability in Translation conference – my experience: day 1

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ITI Sustainability in Translation conference – my experience: day 1

Having now recovered from last weekend’s ITI Conference ‘Sustainability in Translation’, at which I co-presented with Sarah Dillon, I’d like to share some of the key points I took away from it. At the conference I attended last November, I decided to ‘live tweet’ from the event. But this time somehow the mood just didn’t [&hellip

Do men and women use language, tone and voice differently?

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Do men and women use language, tone and voice differently?

This is a bit of a rhetorical question, as I think most people would probably agree that we do! More probing questions you may wish to consider are: Have women’s voices got deeper in recent years? Do women find it hard to carry authority in their voices? Do women talk more than men? Do men [&hellip

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