What are languages worth? That’s a difficult question to answer. In terms of personal time and effort, then probably a great deal. Research has also shown that people that can speak two languages are better at reasoning and that older people who can speak languages are better able to fight dementia. To put it one… Continue reading What are languages worth?
The other day I found an interesting article shared by the Translating for Europe Facebook page about the influence of English in other languages. The article was written for the Prospero section of the Economist Online. As a native English speaker who has learnt German for 11 years, even I have begun to see the… Continue reading The Influence of English
Writing a dissertation is possibly one of the most difficult pieces of work you will do over the course of a degree. In the summer of 2014, when my university sent me my dissertation proposal form, I was daunted. I had to write a 10,000 word essay. It was worth a third of my final… Continue reading How to Write a Dissertation – Part 1
Hi Everyone! I’m not sure who will read this – or even that anyone will ever read this, but I felt that I had something to contribute to the world of blogging. I’ve just graduated from a degree in BA Translation from Cardiff University. Ultimately my goal has always been to go into Secondary School… Continue reading New Blog!