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The Linguist 54,5

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Page 2 of 35 OCTOBER/NOVEMBER The Linguist 3 CONTENTS News & editorial INSIDE PARLIAMENT . . . . . . 6 Why education is a priority this year Features A HISTORY OF THE INSTITUTE IN 6 OBJECTS . . . 7 How the divisions and societies have evolved DANCING IN CHAINS . . . . . . 8 Censorship and literary translation in Iran COMMUNICATION INTERRUPTED . . . . . . . . . . . 10 A look at the difficulties faced by healthcare experts working with multilingual communities RE-WRITING HISTORY . . . . . 13 The challenges of translating history books ADVENTURES WITH ARABIC . 16 Interview with Islamic scholar Jonathan Brown THE RITES OF MANX . . . . . 18 How the "dead language" was reborn BACK TO SCHOOL . . . . . . . 20 Why the new Ecole de Traduction Littéraire was set up and how successful it has been FROM STUDY TO WORK . . 22 Evaluating a graduate placement scheme The editor reserves the right to edit all material submitted. Views expressed in The Linguist are not necessarily the official views of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. All rights of reproduction, translation and adaptation reserved for all countries. The Chartered Institute of Linguists, The Linguist, and officers accept no responsibility collectively or individually for the service of agencies or persons advertised or announced in the pages of this journal. The good faith with which we publish offers no implied/implicit guarantee. 10 18 The Linguist Editor Miranda Moore Email: Sales Deborah Butler Tel: +44 (0)20 7940 3100; Email: Editorial Board Chair Mr K Paver MA (Oxon) PgDip MCIL MITI Ms D Butler BA (Hons) (ex officio) Ms A Carlisle MA (ex officio) Ms J Fraser MA DipTrans IoLET FCIL FHEA FITI Ms A M Graham BA PG DipTrans AMIOEE Ms J Guardamagna BA MCIL IAPTI APARU Ms H Gulowsen DipTrans IoLET CL (Translator) MCIL MITI Ms D Langton MA (Cantab) DipTrans IoLET MCIL BDUe TA VdUe Mr D Luddy BA PGCE Ms L Melcion MA (Surrey) DipTrans IoLET PG Cert Ed MCIL Mr K Moffitt BSc DipTrans IoLET MCIL MITI Ms M Moore BA (ex officio) Dr M Pollard BA PhD FCIL FHEA The Chartered Institute of Linguists: Dunstan House, 14a St Cross Street, London EC1N 8XA;; +44 (0)20 7940 3100; Royal Patron HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO President Dr N Bowen BSc MA PhD Dip TEFL RSA HonFCIL Vice-Presidents Dr M Bond MA (Cantab) DPhil HonFCIL Prof T J Connell MA BPhil DLitt PGCE FCIL FRSA Mrs A Corsellis OBE BA HonFCIL Baroness J Coussins MA HonFCIL Prof D Crystal OBE PhD HonFCIL FCSLT FRSA FBA FLSW Mr R Hardie MA FCA HonFCIL Dr J M Mitchell CBE MA DPhil FCI Members of Council Chair Mr K Moffitt BSc DipTrans IoLET MCIL MITI Vice-Chair Mrs C Pocock DipTrans IoLET FCIL Hon Treasurer Mr T Bell MA MPhil FCIL Mr D Brett MA (Cantab) MA (London) MCIL FRSA Ms H J L Campbell BA HonFCIL Mr J Farmer MA (Cantab) MCIL FMAAT Mr T Gale BA MA MCIL Dr M-M Gervais-le Garff MA Doct 3e Cycle FCIL Ms D Langton MA (Cantab) DipTrans IoLET MCIL BDUe TA VdUe Ms M Lee BA (Hons) DPSI IoLET MA MCIL RPSI Ms S Leschen BA LLB DPSI IoLET MCIL MITI Ms R Mitchell-Schuitevoerder MA MCIL MITI Prof C J Pountain MA PhD HonFCIL Mrs J A Ridgway BA FCIL MCMI Mr P Shipman BSc (Hons) MScCEng MIMechE MCIL Ms K Stokes MA (Oxon) DipTrans IoLET FCIL MITI CL (Translator) IoL Educational Trust The examinations are provided under the auspices of the IoL Educational Trust. Senior officers: Prof C J Pountain MA PhD HonFCIL (Chair) Ms A Carlisle MA (Chief Executive CIOL and IoLET) Printed by Hastings Printing Company, St Leonards-on-Sea. Published six times a year and distributed free of charge to all members. Annual subscription £45 post free. Overseas subscription £60 (airmail Europe), £64 (airmail rest of world). ISSN 0268-5965 Subscribe at > Journal Apply to become a CIOL member at The Linguist The Linguist, formerly The Incorporated Linguist, is the official journal of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. MOBILE LEARNING GETS REALL . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 A model for assessing language learning apps TRANSCENDING BOUNDARIES . . . . . . . . . . . 26 What is 'translaboration' and do we need it? Reviews BOOKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Opinion & comment LETTERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 WORKING FOR EUROPE . . 29 Why learning is key to life as an EU translator Institute matters DIVISIONS & SOCIETIES . . . 30 Find out about recent and forthcoming events A LIFE WITH LANGUAGES . 32 ADMISSIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 REPRESENTING YOUR INTERESTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Meet Head of Membership Jane Galbraith FRONT COVER © SHUTTERSTOCK © SHUTTERSTOCK

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