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Email Endings

Email Endings

Email is one of the main channels of communication between you and your clients. The closing of an email is often overlooked so we decided to put together a handy list of ways to close and sign off an email for a number of different occasions. Why not keep this list...

Colourful Idioms from around the World

Colourful Idioms from around the World

We use colourful idioms in the English language more than we might realise – we tell white lies, remember red letter days and sometimes we get the blues. But what colourful idioms are there in other languages? We’ve put together a list of some of our...

If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys

If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys

…as the ancient Chinese proverb goes You wouldn’t ask your brother who enjoys a bit of Sunday DIY to refit your kitchen… You wouldn’t ask your neighbour who plays around with computers to design your website… And you wouldn’t ask...

Tongue Tied Professionals

Tongue Tied Professionals

The manager of a respected company wouldn’t hire their friend who is good at maths but has no professional qualifications to manage their financial accounts, so why should this be any different for translation and interpreting? Unfortunately, many people think...

Sprechen Sie Denglisch?

Sprechen Sie Denglisch?

Für den deutschen Fußballmanager Jürgen Klopp hat das Jahr 2018 sehr gut begonnen. Am 14. Januar feierte sein englisches Fußballteam Liverpool einen unerwarteten Sieg gegen Manchester City. Nach dem Spiel wurde Klopp von einem englischen BBC...

Speaking the Language of Love

Speaking the Language of Love

Valentine’s Day is a day when we show our loved ones how we feel and express our deepest emotions. But if you’re tired of the same old clichés or struggling to find the words to describe your current romantic situation, we’re here to help!...