Our November 2018 Event. Simona Divisova: How to work with different cultures without getting lost in translation

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 …

Our October 2018 Event: An open discussion on the challenges and opportunities within the language industry, before and after Brexit

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 …

Our September 2018 Event. Aina Calpe Serrats: Mind, body and voice: (Re)discovering human communication 

After Gabriella Ferenczi's welcome, we listened to Aina Calpe Serrats' insightful talk: Mind, body and voice: (Re)discovering human communication. Aina is an award winning actress and voice-over artist. She explained that in order to express ourselves authentically and to be present in the moment, it is crucial for our body, our mind and our voice …

Our August 2018 Event: Our first social with language professionals

On the last Wednesday night of August, this lovely bunch of fellow language enthusiasts met at the first informal Language Professionals Networking Event. We talked all things teaching, coaching, translating, interpreting, AI, and of course our challenges and successes working as a language professional in London. Many of us work as a freelancer and we …