Author Archives: Richard Samson

Richard Samson

About Richard Samson

I’m a teacher living in Osona, Spain. I'm into tennis, dogs, and chickens. I’m also interested in translation and Moodle (well, digital tools for teaching, in general).

International Translation Day

Over here in Vic I got distracted by end-of-term tasks but now things are settling down again and I have just read about the milestone news from the United Nations, meeting in General Assembly on 24 May. Among other things, … Continue reading

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Reivindicamos la figura del traductor. Concurso de traducción Hemos organizado la segunda edición del concurso TRANSLATOR WANTED para reivindicar la figura del traductor, su profesionalidad y su indispensable presencia en distintos ámbitos de las letras, la comunicación y el lenguaje. Los … Continue reading

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Winner of the Tradiling challenge!

We are pleased to announce the winner of the Tradiling challenge held last month. Our ex-colleague and friend Javier Leiva was faster than anybody else, sending the keyword  (safecrackers) only 42 minutes after publication of the last clues. That is … Continue reading

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e-week Tradiling challenge

The Tradiling challenge is one of the UVic-UCC e-week activities for 2017. To take part in this competition, you just need to answer the questions that appear throughout the week 24 – 28 April 2017. The first person to send … Continue reading

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¡Descubre traducción!

Invitación abierta a los siguientes webinares en Sábado 1 de abril 2017 10:00 – 10:30 horas. Con Àngel Tortadès Online Frühstücksbuffet Cómo empezar bien un sábado en Alemania 11:00 – 11:30 horas. Con Xus Ugarte Spot the interpreter. Encuentra … Continue reading

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