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Linguistic concepts: False friends

This is part of an ongoing series of blog posts explaining technical and theoretical terms in linguistics and anthropology, and why they’re important for the hands-on worlds of business and industry. Today we’re looking at the concept of false friends. It’s a brilliant and memorable term to refer to words and phrases in different languages[…]

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Consulting advice for academics, Part Two

The second instalment of advice to academics and PhD students wishing to pursue a career (even part time!) in consulting is now available (opens in new page) on the brilliant Career Linguist blog, run by Dr Anna Trester. This advice is from an interview You Say Tomato’s founder, Dr Barbara Clark, did with Lauren G Johnson for Career[…]

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Consulting advice for academics, Part One

Dr Barbara Clark, founder of You Say Tomato, was recently interviewed by Lauren G Johnson for the brilliant blog Career Linguist. We’ve already updated about Post One and Post Two (links open in new windows); now available is the first of several posts with advice for academics and PhD students wishing to pursue a non-academic career in[…]

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Career Linguist interview

Dr Barbara Clark, founder of You Say Tomato, has recently had the privilege of being interviewed by Lauren Johnson for the excellent Career Linguist blog, which is run, managed, and maintained by Dr Anna Marie Trester, a sociolinguist, storyteller, and narrative specialist. Part One of the interview is available here. Look out for Part Two coming[…]