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OLD ENGLISH HAS A SERIOUS IMAGE PROBLEM

“Old English,” also termed “Anglo-Saxon,” was and is simply the form of the English language that predates the Norman Conquest of 1066. The first line of the earliest poem in Old English, a prayer called “Cædmon’s Hymn,” largely unfamiliar to modern English speakers, offers a taste of this forgotten language: Nu sculon herigean heofonrices weard […]

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Six One-Day Law Courses: London: September / November, 2017

Six One-Day Law Courses: London: September / November, 2017 Lexacom English Law Courses is presenting six ONE-DAY CPD courses in Central London and they will take place at the St Giles Hotel in the West End of London near Tottenham Court Road tube station. The address is Bedford Avenue, London, WC1B 3GH. Friday, 8th September, 2017   “English Legal System” (Courts, Civil & Criminal […]

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Translation as a Performing Art

Thirty years ago I moved to Milan to work for an Italian art magazine called FMR. It was an odd and ambitious enterprise: FMR started publishing in the United States a year later with the slogan “the most beautiful magazine in the world.” The offices hardly seemed like offices at all: they were located in […]

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Going freelance: are you ready?

The first question to ask when you plan to pursue a career as a freelance translator is apparently simple, yet crucial. How do I know if I’m ready for this job? Of course, you can work as a translator within an agency and therefore be an employee, in which case the problem does not arise. […]

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My Golden Rules for Quality Assurance

Article contributed by Andrei Gerasimov, a well-known and qualified English-Russian translator. In the highly competitive global translation market quality may be the main differentiator—a factor that makes the difference between success and failure. Quality assurance (QA) in translation may be defined as the act of maintaining translation services to ensure conformance to customer requirements or […]

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Tips for Customers

Do you want to make your translation projects easier and more effective? Rely on a  competent language service provider and communicate your needs. I have the right tools and skilled resources to provide a quality service. What type of document do you need translated? Is it a business letter, a use and maintenance manual, a marketing brochure or […]

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