On the day Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is laid to rest, here are three lessons I believe interpreters all over can draw from Her.
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The Lunch Menu & LatAm Diplomats
Sometimes it is easier to translate a meeting about infrastructure and digital modelling than it is a simple lunch menu.
The Joyful British Summer Season
‘The Season’ is no longer for the few but part of Britain’s cultural identity and gives people an excuse to enjoy the great outdoors.
One Less Meeting, One More Friend
Different cultures approach food in their own way . Have you ever wondered how big a part they play in the success of your business goals?
Book Review: Watching the English
A funny and systematic analysis of the English, their nature, behaviours, and quirks with the scientific rigour of an anthropologist.
Are You Really Sure You Speak English?
The English language free-spirited nature does not mean it has no rules or unspoken norms of accepted “behaviour”.