English is tough stuff!

Many of you may have already read this poem. Although it was written in 1922, it recently spread across the Internet as a funny way to test your spoken English. It contains almost all the exceptions in the English pronunciation!Its author, Gerard Nolst Trenité, was a Dutch teacher and linguist who tried to gathere the irregularities of the British-English pronunciation …

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Translating Europe Forum 2015, part II

A short overview of Translating Europe Forum 2015, part 2

he Translating Europe Forum 2015 was held in Brussels on October 29th-30th. This year, the European Commission opened its doors to different stakeholders in the translation industry, from students to mentors, from researchers to young entrepreneurs. This year’s theme was “All about youth“, and young people were hence the main players in an event in which the 450 seats of the Alcide …

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Translating Europe Forum, 2016
Translating Europe Forum 2015, part I

A short overview of Translating Europe Forum 2015, part I

he Translating Europe Forum 2015 was held in Brussels on October 29th-30th. This year, the European Commission opened its doors to different stakeholders in the translation industry, from students to mentors, from researchers to young entrepreneurs. This year’s theme was “All about youth“, and young people were hence the main players in an event in which the 450 seats of the Alcide …

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