Three Surefire Tips for Smokin’ Hot Syntax

Hosted by the ITI French Network By Harriet Cooper We all know that a literal translation of French into English often gives a stilted rendering. But what exactly makes the English translation feels woolly? Canadian translator Joachim Lépine opened our eyes to the syntactical differences between French and English sentences in his fascinating and practicalContinue reading “Three Surefire Tips for Smokin’ Hot Syntax”

Training grant: Make Sure Your English is… English – Hayley reports

ITI Members of the French Network can apply for a training grant to organise or attend an event. In March 2021, Hayley Leva received the grant to attend the event Make Sure Your English is… English, organised by Magistrad and hosted by Joachim Lépine. Here she shares what she learned. Do we say that in English? Hang on… isContinue reading “Training grant: Make Sure Your English is… English – Hayley reports”

Translation Mentoring Scheme – mentor pairs report: Hayley and Anne

The Translation Mentoring Scheme was launched by the ITI French Network in 2020. The scheme focuses on developing translation skills and is aimed at both experienced translators and newcomers to the profession. Mentees work on three translations over a period of six months, which mentors provide feedback and guidance on. Below a mentor pair sharesContinue reading “Translation Mentoring Scheme – mentor pairs report: Hayley and Anne”

Translation Mentoring Scheme – mentor pairs report: Jill and Peter

The Translation Mentoring Scheme was launched by the ITI French Network in 2020. The scheme focuses on developing translation skills and is aimed at both experienced translators and newcomers to the profession. Mentees work on three translations over a period of six months, which mentors provide feedback and guidance on. Below a mentor pair sharesContinue reading “Translation Mentoring Scheme – mentor pairs report: Jill and Peter”

Translation Mentoring Scheme – mentor pairs report: Lucile and Catherine

The Translation Mentoring Scheme was launched by the ITI French Network in 2020. The scheme focuses on developing translation skills and is aimed at both experienced translators and newcomers to the profession. Mentees work on three translations over a period of six months, which mentors provide feedback and guidance on. Below a mentor pair sharesContinue reading “Translation Mentoring Scheme – mentor pairs report: Lucile and Catherine”

La langue française est-elle sexiste ? A webinar with Isabelle Meurville

Hosted by the ITI French Network By Isabelle Rouault-Röhlich Le jeudi 18 février dernier, Isabelle Meurville, experte ès écriture inclusive et épicène depuis de nombreuses années, a animé pour nous un atelier sur l’écriture inclusive, sujet qui nous préoccupe en tant que linguistes, traductrices et traducteurs, et qui défraie la chronique, atelier intitulé : « LA LANGUEContinue reading “La langue française est-elle sexiste ? A webinar with Isabelle Meurville”

Business Mentoring Scheme – the first cohort reflects

In 2020, the French Network launched the Business Mentoring Scheme. The Business Scheme is specifically aimed at language professionals with two or more years of experience. The scheme is not intended to be used to develop translation / interpreting / language skills, but rather to provide support and advice about how to run a business,Continue reading “Business Mentoring Scheme – the first cohort reflects”