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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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15 things I’ve learned so far….Part 1

In this first part of a two-part post, Hollie looks back on what she has learned so far as one of our Trainee Translators here at LKT – and to tie in with our 15th anniversary, she’s even created a list of 15 tips!

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Tweets

Although most of the tools we work with are digital these days, team member Siobhan still likes having a Language Shelf in her home office! What's on your shelf? 📗📕📘 https://t.co/EGfaxYFrso
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@GrayscaleTR: Have you voted in the @ITIUK Board elections yet? If not, you have until 17:00 GMT on Mon 7 Feb to have your say. As one of the candidates standing for election, I know that date feels like a lifetime away right now. But it'll be here before we know it, so get voting! #xl8 https://t.co/9BO0oQPT9N
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Some German structures can make it easy to fall into this trap. More on dangling participles from @quickdirtytips here! https://t.co/EornGN9Dlh /2
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A quick #LKTip for a Tuesday! Watch out for dangling participles. ❌ Before selecting the menu, the screen turns blue. ✅ The screen will turn blue before you select the menu. You're selecting the menu, but the first sentence makes it sound like the screen is doing it. /1
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