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The Linguist

How a seemingly simple public service interpreting assignment can get dangerous. A cautionary tale by Sue Leschen

Published on Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 3:25pm
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The Linguist
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Jemina Napier reports on developments in sign language research, and why deaf people are finally being heard

Published on Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 11:40am
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The Linguist
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The Linguist

Does the portrayal of Germans by the UK press stop pupils wanting to study the language, asks Heike Krüsemann

Published on Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 11:14am
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The Linguist
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The Linguist

Adriana Hunter on the challenges of translating the most recent book in the pun-laden series, and the pressures of following in the footsteps of its much-loved translator Anthea Bell

Published on Wednesday, 3 October 2018 - 11:08am
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The Linguist
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The Linguist

Reza Shirmarz considers the impact of the Iranian government’s decision to ban English-language teaching

Published on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 12:51pm
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The Linguist
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The Linguist

Jen Calleja, the British Library’s inaugural Translator in Residence, reflects on the significance of this new role

Published on Wednesday, 5 September 2018 - 3:14pm
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The Linguist
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The Linguist

Christopher Barnatt asks whether artificial intelligence poses a real threat to translators’ livelihoods

Published on Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - 4:51pm
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The Linguist
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The Linguist

In celebration of Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, we are pleased to reproduce an article from The Linguist in June 2013 on the challenges faced by Antjie Krog whilst translating Nelson Mandela’s autobiography.

Published on Wednesday, 18 July 2018 - 9:38am
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The Linguist
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The Linguist

Why classical Chinese literature takes centre stage in the nation’s video games and what this means for translators. By Dariush Robertson

Published on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 - 11:57am
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The Linguist
Category:
The Linguist

How one school is reaping the benefits of using pupils’ language skills to help new arrivals. By Karl McLaughlin

Published on Thursday, 28 June 2018 - 2:56pm
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The Linguist