European survey on dictionary use

  On May 8th 2017, we have launched a large scale European survey on dictionary use, which will be conducted in 29 countries and in 26 different languages. The survey is led by Iztok Kosem (University of Ljubljana and Trojina Institute), Carolin-Müller Spitzer (Institut für Deutsche Sprache), Robert Lew (Adam Mickiewicz University) and Sascha Wolfer (Institut für Deutsche Sprache) and involves 58 researchers. The survey aims to explore the attitude of language users towards general monolingual dictionaries of their native language. The survey is conducted with the support of the…

[JOB] Translation training placements at the European Parliament

Translation training placements at the European Parliament EU0010000560 The European Parliament offers the opportunity to undertake translation training placements to applicants who have obtained a secondary-school leaving certificate corresponding to the level required for entry to university or who have followed a higher or technical course of study to an equivalent level. Such placements are intended in particular for applicants who are required to complete a training placement as part of their course of study. Applicants for a translation training placement must: – be nationals of a Member State of…