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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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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
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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
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The Linguist

How have advances in crosscultural training and theory informed our understanding of ‘culture’? Robert Johnson considers the limits of this ‘fuzzy concept’

Published on Wednesday, 13 June 2018 - 10:12am
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The Linguist
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The Linguist

Joanna Drugan looks at the role of linguist crime fighters, and what needs to change in the way they work with police to make the battle against transnational organised crime more effective

Published on Thursday, 31 May 2018 - 4:43pm
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The Linguist
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The Linguist

A career change can be a scary business. One newcomer to translation charts the year she took the plunge

Published on Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 12:35pm
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The Linguist
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The Linguist

Can the cognitive benefits of ‘bilingualism’ overcome the ‘English is enough’ fallacy? Dina Mehmedbegovic and Thomas Bak change the narrative on language learning

Published on Tuesday, 1 May 2018 - 2:40pm
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The Linguist