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Remarkable renewables: CPD in Shetland

As a team member who’s based off-site in Edinburgh, I’ve enjoyed being a part of the ITI Scottish Network, one of the regional groups within the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, ever since I moved from Manchester back up north of the border. The Scottish...

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15 years with LKT

We’re delighted to be celebrating 15 years since our Lead Translator Siobhan joined LKT – congratulations, Siobhan! Read more about her contributions in these words from the team.

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Words in the time of coronavirus

Translators know all too well the power of words to confound or to clarify, to frustrate or to free, to strike fear or to strike chords. In each of these dyads, we need the latter now more than ever.

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Learning to distil the essence

It may be tempting to think we were done with learning when we left school or university, but we all learn something new every day. We might discover a shortcut to work, find out why a friend hasn’t been replying to our texts or read a word we’ve never seen before....

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15 things I’ve learned so far…part 2

To round off her 15 useful tips for new translators - tying in with our 15th anniversary - our Trainee Translator Hollie shares some more insights into what she's learned in her career so far. Visit here for the first half of her tips! 9. Having goals and tracking...

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Tweets

One of the subjects we looked at in our team day last week was microspeakers - we love a bit of cutting-edge tech in the articles we translate! Here's an interesting related article in @AllAboutCircuit https://t.co/k2WdNGvEEY
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Yesterday we had a fantastic afternoon of #CPD, with Catherine giving us tips to optimise our translation/research processes and Eveline taking us on a journey into #medtech. Looking forward to getting together again this morning and working on some translation activities! ✏️👓 https://t.co/gNnclSivBh
h J R
@lk_trans
@wearescriever To go with the sausage idiom (is it dinnertime yet?), here's a DE mustard-related one: "Senf dazugeben" (to add your mustard, i.e. give your opinion, but more in the way of sticking your oar in as opposed to adding your tuppence worth!) 🌭
h J R
@lk_trans
June is birthday season at LKT - we've had two so far and today it's Eveline's turn! Have a fantastic day! 🎈🍾🎉 https://t.co/8es5p6qDLJ
h J R
@lk_trans
We love #CPD, and what's better than combining it with a chance to travel?🌍 Team member Siobhan recently went to the northernmost reaches of the UK for some CPD (and puffin-spotting) courtesy of @ITIUK network @ITIScotNet. She tells us all about it here: https://t.co/x8s82MgnYA https://t.co/EfQbBKOnip
h J R
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