Tag - mother tongue

The ABCs of Interpreting: Active and Passive Languages Explained – information meeting

Interpreting students and new colleagues are warmly invited to an AIIC VEGA information meeting. When: Sat 28 February 2015 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Where: London School of Economics room CLM 7.02 Clement House Aldwych London WC2A 2AE [map] Entry: free Experienced AIIC interpreters and trainers will talk about ABC languages and the differences...

Am I losing… my language?

As a child, I remember hearing stories about Poles who had emigrated to the US and within a few years were ”forgetting” the language. ”Nobody could forget their mother tongue” – people in Poland would comment, insisting that it was simply impossible and ascribing the Americanised accents of emigrants (when they spoke...