June 2008

Alcohol and linguistic abilities

June 30, 2008

When I first arrived in England and I was struggling to understand and speak English, I noticed that my fluency increased noticeably after drinking some of the warm beer that my new friends seemed to like so much. I always...

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Posted by céline on June 30, 2008
Language

Translation links

June 20, 2008

Two interesting links provided by Jean-Paul and Audrey – thanks a lot to both of you. The first one is an essay about the translator/author relationship and translation in general. It’s beautifully written, but provided only in French, unfortunately. If...

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Posted by céline on June 20, 2008
Culture

Sarkozy seen by the English

June 16, 2008

Hello everyone! This has been a longer break than I expected, but I’m now nicely settled after three major moves (Brighton to Leeds – bad then good, Brighton office to Leeds office – very bad then ok, and PC to...

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Posted by céline on June 16, 2008
Culture