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The staple of the translator’s toolkit

In her latest blog post, our Trainee Translator Hollie takes a deep dive into dictionaries – every translator’s favourite tool – and why “dictionary” in fact has more than one dictionary definition!

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Trilingual families: Does it really work?

In this post, the first in an upcoming series, team member Eveline talks about the unique life experiences she gained from growing up in a multilingual environment and how she’s now passing this philosophy on to her own children.

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Translat-inator: Rise of the machine (translation)

In her latest blog post, recent team recruit Hollie reflects on a talk on translators in the digital era that she attended at last month’s Language Show Live in London, and asks what the future holds for her as someone new to the profession.

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To Americanize or not to Americanise…

As linguists, we know that English comes in several shapes and forms. In our latest blog post, our Trainee Translator Hollie reports back on a fascinating lecture given by lexicographer Susie Dent on the sometimes surprising story of the differences between British and American English.

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Worlds and words apart – Tolkien in Oxford

We love all languages here at LKT – even the made-up ones. Our newest recruit Hollie journeyed to Oxford to discover more about the man behind the inhabitants and languages of Middle Earth and his broad-ranging linguistic talents.

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