After the hottest day of the year (or on record?), the lounge of Tate Modern's beautiful restaurant and bar on the 9th floor was a refreshing and stunning location for our free-to-attend July social event. There was one thing we didn't talk about though: the weather.
On the evening of 20th June 2019, we gathered again in Central London to listen to Nathalie Danon's talk entitled 'From a rather lost young French expat to a modern foreign language entrepreneur!'
This time, the theme of the event and the topic we discussed was 'copywriting' and marketing ourselves as language professionals. Our speaker was Rachel Forcella, content strategist and copywriter. Her talk was entitled "Uncovering the message to reveal the voice. How I work with entrepreneurs to help them better connect and engage with their audience and clients."
The April 26th event was a free-to-attend Easter social gathering in the private room of a lively wine bar, a hidden little gem in Moorgate.
After Gabriella Ferenczi's welcome and introduction, we listened to Gabriella Kovacs' talk entitled How can language professionals utilise a coaching approach in their work?
After Gabriella Ferenczi's short welcome, we took part in an insightful thinking-together with Rakesh Bhanot, English language teaching professional. His talk was titled From DITTO to D.I.T.O.W. – Do It The Other/Opposite Way.
We kicked off the evening at City Business Library. Laura Patsko delivered a thought-provoking mini-workshop/talk on the countless ways English is spoken in the world, titled 'An English accent that everyone can understand.'
Friday 14th December 2018 was an informal Christmas social at a stunning location: Tate Modern's 9th floor restaurant bar with spectacular views of the London skyline. We had an interesting mix of professions present: There were translators, language teachers and coaches, university students - studying education policy and language teaching, as well as two lovely multilingual …
At the 21st November event, we listened to Simona Divisova's insightful talk titled How to work with different cultures without getting lost in translation. Working with different cultures or in a different cultural environment requires preparation as well as cultural and language awareness to overcome challenges, avoid faux pas, and make connections within a new …
At the 22nd October event, host and organiser Gabriella Ferenczi initiated an open discussion on the challenges and opportunities for language professionals, before and after Brexit. To get the energy going, she shared her ideas behind a survey she's conducted among executives in the financial services industry as to how the Leave vote impacted their …