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Novels in Translation: A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens We all know the story of ‘Scrooge’, a mean and bitter man, the protagonist in the novella “A Christmas Carol”. The story is set on Christmas Eve in London, 7 years after the death of Ebeneezer Scrooge’s business partner, Jacob Marley. That night, Scrooge, who passionately hates Christmas, is […]

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The Positives of Social Networking and Media

In the summer we had the amazing Hannah with us on a work experience placement. She’s written a blog for us on social networking. Enjoy! Nowadays, with technology becoming more advanced than ever, there are increasingly negative connotations surrounding the use of social networking sites, for example Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.  Granted, nobody can deny […]

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Greek Mythology in Language and Translation

In the summer we had the wonderful Alice with us on a work experience placement. While here, Alice took a look at Greek myths and the impact these have had on language and translation. After having spent my summer holidays in Crete, supposedly the island of Zeus the God of the skies’ birth, I decided […]

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Atlas Translations: Translation into Greek

I can tell you now…. before you read this to the end that this may not be the most informative blog about language. Sorry, I can’t resist, as it’s all Greek to me. Well, we were all thinking it weren’t we? For the facts ‘n’ figures, I will of course conduct some research and divulge […]

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Atlas Translations: Translation into Finnish

Translation into Finnish Finnish is one of the few languages which are spoken in Europe but which do not belong to the Indo-European family group. Like Estonian, spoken across the Gulf of Finland, it is a member of the Finno-Ugric languages, which make up the main branch of the Uralic family. Besides being spoken by […]

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IgnITIon – ITI Student Bulletin

As an established translation agency (since 1991!) we have always had lots of enquiries from: Students Teachers People wanting a career change Translators and interpreters starting out We refer translators and interpreters at any point in their career to the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (known as ITI). We have been corporate members of ITI […]

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Across the UK and back again: Miriana’s travels

Miriana joined us on a UK work placement at the beginning of July and finishes today. In her time at Atlas, she spent many of her weekends travelling to different cities across the UK. Part I:  Birmingham It was my first week in the UK, and I was really looking forward to start visiting new […]

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Atlas Translations: Translation into Basque

The Basque language, also known as Euskara is a language isolate, the only remnant of the languages spoken in Southwestern Europe before the region was Romanised in the 1st and 2nd centuries BC. The Basque lexicon varies greatly among dialects, many words being restricted to single valleys or towns. The Basque country is an autonomous […]

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Atlas Translations: Translation into Norwegian

Translation into Norwegian Norwegian is a North Germanic language spoken by the 5.2 million inhabitants of the Scandinavian nation of Norway (and, surprisingly, 0.4% of people in the American state of North Dakota!). It shares many similarities with other Scandinavian languages such as Danish and Swedish. These similarities allow speakers of different languages to converse […]

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