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The challenges for the foreign aid worker in rural central Africa

By Richard Bretherick

First published in The Linguist, 55,6

Published on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 3:40pm
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Test your knowledge of language-related news and entertainment in 2016. Answers are published in The Linguist, 55,6, and online here at the end of January.

Published on Saturday, 31 December 2016 - 7:13pm
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Public Service Interpreters (PSIs) provide a highly specialised service across the public sector to facilitate access to and use of the justice system, local government and health services for people whose first language is not English.

Published on Tuesday, 20 December 2016 - 4:33pm
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In a shortened version of her Threlford Memorial Lecture, Dorothy Kenny asks what implications new technology has for the translation profession

First published in The...

Published on Thursday, 15 December 2016 - 1:00pm
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Brexit

Baroness Coussins raises some important concerns

Published on Thursday, 1 December 2016 - 6:25pm
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Brexit
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The Linguist Editorial Board

We are seeking two CIOL members to serve on the Editorial Board for our journal The Linguist.

Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 - 3:54pm
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Awards 2016

On Monday 14 November the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) and its awarding body the IoL Educational Trust (IoLET) held their annual awards evening at BMA House in London, in the presence of CIOL’s Royal Patron HRH Prince Michael of Kent,...

Published on Friday, 18 November 2016 - 2:23pm
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Language skills in the defence services

“Does the UK have sufficient foreign language speakers serving the Armed Forces and defence services?” This was the subject of a short debate raised by Labour peer Lord Harrison in the House of Lords on 27 October.

Published on Monday, 31 October 2016 - 10:49am
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Brexit

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Modern Languages has just launched Brexit and Languages: A checklist for Government negotiators and officials.

Published on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 3:38pm
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CIOL is now seeking nominations from Associates, Members and Fellows who wish join CIOL's governing body. This year, for the first time, Associate members can stand for election and can also vote in the election process.

Published on Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - 2:59pm
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