Curiosity has had a bad press for centuries. After all, curiosity killed the cat, right?
Pitching for work can be a nerve-racking business. Competition is likely to be tough. Translation agencies often receive hundreds of CVs a week, and an outsourcer may well receive a lot of responses to their job post, so it’s important to make sure yours gets straight to the point and is relevant.
Some languages love nouns. And others love verbs. As any good translator knows.
Earlier this month I was lucky enough to attend a day of the very excellent Translate in Cambridge French/English translation workshop as an observer. One of the seminars I observed was Canadian translation agency owner Grant Hamilton’s excellent discussion of Gallicisms.