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Week 9

The first week of August. Now, most people around the world associate August with sun, soaring temperatures and sandy beaches. Wales, however, is an anomaly. This week we’ve had heavy rain, strong winds, heavy rain, grey skies, heavy rain, hailstones and of course…heavy rain. Although seeing that friends are living it up on Spanish beaches has left me slightlyvery bitter and despite reading that Southern Europe has been sweltering in 40+’C temperatures, the weather here in Wales hasn’t dampened our spirits at Lingua Translations HQ!

This week I’ve sent out quotes for more translation projects and have also been working on my first interpreting project. It was really interesting to see the differences between project managing a translation project and an interpreting one. With an interpreting project, there’s a lot more ‘detective work’ and research to try and find out the distance between the interpreter’s home and the interpreting destination, estimating how long the medical examination will be and calculating all the costs based on these findings. I’m really looking forward to managing more interpreting projects!

Although, in the office, we’re all praying for some better weather, it’s looking less and less likely with news reports suggesting that August will be a washout for the UK. Never mind, maybe I’ll have more luck next weekend when I jet off on my summer holidays to sunny…Ireland. I’ll pack an umbrella.

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Ian Chapman – Director of Holiday Experience –

“Lingua Translations provides instant multi-lingual options for TUI’s 24/7 Holidayline, so 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year TUI’s customers are connected to an interpreter instantaneously. This service is designed to help holidaymakers who find themselves in difficulty and require non-English language assistance.

The service offered by Lingua Translations provides us with instant translation for every destination we travel to, and has proved invaluable.”

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