The Linguist

The Linguist 58,5 - October/November 2019

The Linguist is a languages magazine for professional linguists, translators, interpreters, language professionals, language teachers, trainers, students and academics with articles on translation, interpreting, business, government, technology

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Copywriting for linguists Two online courses to help you improve your writing skills Clear Writing Online course in 3 parts with Oliver Lawrence 21, 25 and 30 October 2019 Good writing helps readers get the information they need, quickly and easily, and helps persuade busy people read your text and act on it. It is a marketable skill and a key selling point for translators and editors. This course will give you: • 17 easy-to-apply practical techniques with worked examples • a business case to help sell this skill to potential clients • software tools to make the job easier • links and references to useful articles Book your place now at CIOL members get 10% off the full price (code available on the CIOL website) eCPD Webinars Successful Copywriting Online course in 3 parts with Ron Finlay 4, 6 and 8 November 2019 How do you achieve emotional engagement with your readers – so that they really pay attention to your writing and take the action you want them to take? Marketing and communications guru Ron Finlay will guide you through the copywriter's toolbox, including how to: • adjust your tone of voice or different purposes • engage people emotionally through your writing • inspire them to respond to your words Course price: £100 Course price: £105

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