What’s the best way to learn a new language?

Posted by Guest Account

My first memory of learning French was in the car. And the sentence I learnt, though a little odd, gave me the confidence of speaking some French and has stayed with me 20 years on. I had learnt the odd word such as ‘Merci’ and ‘Bonjour’ but…

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Novel Translations

Posted by Nadine Wood

I’m an avid reader.  Since a young age, I have been surrounded by books and despite modern advances in technology resulting in super light, super slim, super smart reading devices, I don’t think you can beat a good old fashioned book.  …

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Can I, May I?

Posted by Rob Shimwell

As an English teacher (and therefore, apparently, an arbiter of all things grammatical/ lexical), I am sometimes questioned when friends and family are unsure about English usage.   It normally starts with: “O great speaker of English,” (I…

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TRANSLATIONS PROJECT MANAGER REQUIRED

Posted by Rob Shimwell

Are you looking for an exciting position in a growing company the translations industry? We are certainly looking for someone to fill it! Click here to download the job spec Translation Project Manager Senior

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English Teaching Contracts

Posted by Rob Shimwell

We have ongoing requirements for experienced teachers of English (EFL, ESOL), here in the UK and abroad. Click on the link to find out more!   Military English teaching

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GDPR – the buck stops where?

Posted by Rob Shimwell

Now to be honest, I was drawn more to the etymology of the ‘buck’ expression, but interesting origin aside – and more of that at the end – when it comes to GDPR, data-protection and privacy, no single person or organisation will be…

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‘S like riding a bike…

Posted by Ilona Dawson

Is it actually possible to lose your native language or a language you are fluent in?  Surely, once firmly embedded it is there for good? With this in mind, there is no better way to prove or disprove this than by asking the ‘experts’. My first…

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Spring has sprung… a leak!

Posted by Ilona Dawson

The vernal equinox marks the beginning of spring in March, heralding new beginnings, hope, re-birth, and my favourite time of year! As I walk through the countryside, I am reminded of these first sights of spring. Although currently the walk is…

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Who let the dogs in

Posted by Ilona Dawson

As you walk into the Dialogue office in Swindon, you will be greeted with a very warm welcome, a firm handshake, the offer of a hot drink and possibly a wag of a tail or two, because Dialogue is amongst the 8% (according to a poll by reed.co.uk) of…

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