Dedicated to enriching the language services industry. On the 16th April 2013, project executives from leading language services provider, Language Connect, visited the Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College in Willesden to host a free interpreting workshop for students. … Continued
The Growth of Turkey
Turkey’s success is down to its economic focus on ‘service’ rather than agriculture.
There was once a time in China when translation errors were a common sight in the country. Rather than being helpful, translated sign boards and advertisements were a source of amusement for visitors and speakers of different languages. However this trend too … Continued
As one of only 33 economies to grow during the recent GFC, Australia is a real success story–thanks in large part to its exporters. As a frequent attendee of export sector events, I am continually impressed by the government assistance offered to Australia’s dynamic export sector. But at times the sheer number of organizations, consultancies and programs available to Australian Exporters is overwhelming. Thankfully at the recent Import/Export On the Road Seminar Series, participants were provided with a (completed) jigsaw to show how all the government organizations slotted together—phew at last I was able to make sense of it all!
At a recent media conference following the closing ceremony of the annual National People’s Congress, current Chinese Premier Wen Jiabo was out-staged by his female interpreter, Zhang Lu, when she offered an eloquent rendition of a difficult line of ancient Chinese poetry cited by Premier Wen.
Language Connect recently took part in their first Business Language Champions workshop at the Convent for Jesus and Mary Language College in Willesden and I’m happy to report that it was a raging success.