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Trilingual families: Does it really work?

In this post, the first in an upcoming series, team member Eveline talks about the unique life experiences she gained from growing up in a multilingual environment and how she’s now passing this philosophy on to her own children.

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To Americanize or not to Americanise…

As linguists, we know that English comes in several shapes and forms. In our latest blog post, our Trainee Translator Hollie reports back on a fascinating lecture given by lexicographer Susie Dent on the sometimes surprising story of the differences between British and American English.

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Worlds and words apart – Tolkien in Oxford

We love all languages here at LKT – even the made-up ones. Our newest recruit Hollie journeyed to Oxford to discover more about the man behind the inhabitants and languages of Middle Earth and his broad-ranging linguistic talents.

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A busy period of CPD ahead for LKT

As we bid farewell to an unusually hot and sunny summer here in the UK, the LKT team is gearing up for a full programme of CPD activities to take us through the autumn and winter months. Here’s a look at what we have in store.

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