Author Archives: 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).

Hem d’escriure “cribratge”?

Diverses vegades a les pàgines de Tradiling hem tingut ocasió de qüestionar la tasca de les institucions reguladores de la llengua i, en el cas de les llengües que ens ocupen, mereixen una menció especial l’Institut d’Estudis Catalans, la Real … Continue reading

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L’espai públic, al carrer i en línia

Bona diada! Escric aquestes línies el 23 d’abril però la publicació de l’article tindrà lloc uns dies més tard. A Catalunya el 23 d’abril celebrem el dia del llibre i de la rosa, el Dia de Sant Jordi, festa popular … Continue reading

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Cognitive Translation and Interpreting Studies International Summer School

Take 2! We published this item in March last year but the initiative was cancelled because  of the Covid-19 health crisis. Cancelled? Not exactly. The Cognitive Translation and Interpreting Studies International Summer School has been reconvened online for 14 – … Continue reading

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New hope and new life

Adpated from Cherubino, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, Four_Poplars_in_four_seasons.JPG Tradiling wishes new hope and new life to all our readers!

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Translators in the spotlight

The invisibility of the translator is a commonplace. The profession is notoriously lacking in glamour and recognition. But on occasion translators are put in the spotlight and theirs can become a dangerous profession: not because of excellent work or tireless … Continue reading

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