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September 2021

Windermere Wild Swim Experience

5 September @ 10:30 am
Fell Foot, National Trust, Newby Bridge
Windermere, Cumbria LA12 8NN United Kingdom
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Swim with the NWTN! Have you ever fancied trying wild swimming but not dared to try it? Or have you already joined the craze and would like to venture further afield with fellow linguists who share your passion? Come and join us on a bespoke swim led by a fully-certified guide at Fell Foot Park on Lake Windermere, Sunday 5th September from 10:30am to 1pm. Tickets will be limited and will be offered to NWTN members first, before being released…

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Working Lunch: Networks in your specialisms

8 September @ 1:00 pm

This week we're talking about the different networks and groups we can join outside of general translation and interpreting, whether they're specific to your languages or specialisations.How many are you a member of? What are their biggest benefits in your opinion?

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Working Lunch: Blogging

15 September @ 1:00 pm
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Join NWTN Events Team Leader, Kate Lo, and Communications Manager, Marjolein Thickett, and colleagues for an informal chat online via Zoom. For one hour during your lunch break, we'll host a Q&A session that includes discussion regarding tips for productivity, business progression, social media, upcoming CPD events, etc. This week we're having a discussion about blogging. We'll cover questions such as; Do you regularly blog? What platform do you use? How do you know what to say? How useful is…

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International Translation Day 2021: United in Translation

22 September @ 1:00 pm

“International Translation Day 2021: United in translation” is on 30th September, a day that celebrates the feast of St.Jerome, the patron saint of translators. Have you signed up for any special events this month & if so, who is leading them? Join us to find out more!

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NWTN Coworking Session

24 September @ 10:00 am
Oppidan Social, 23 Edge Street
Manchester, M4 1HW United Kingdom
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Come and join Kate Lo and Laurence Bisot for a coworking session at Oppidan Social (formerly Ziferblat) on Edge Street in the Northern Quarter, Manchester. The concept is simple - you pay for the time you spend in the space, everything else is free - so you can help yourself to food, snacks, drinks, etc. NWTN members benefit from a reduced rate of 6p per minute when we run these sessions (capped after 4 hours at a lower rate of…

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Working Lunch: Accountability buddies

29 September @ 1:00 pm

This week we're talking about accountability buddies. What does it mean to be someone's accountability buddy? Do you have such a relationship with a friend or colleague, and what do you usually keep each other accountable for? Personal and business goals, work deadlines, even kicking bad habits? How do you make it work, and do you find it useful?

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October 2021

Working Lunch: Linguists as bookworms – taken as read?

6 October @ 1:00 pm

This week we’re talking about mixing business and pleasure – reading. Does being a linguist make you more of a reader?Or if you’re a translator, is it a bit of a busman’s holiday – do you spend so much time with texts that reading is the last thing you want to do in your free time? Maybe you prefer a hobby that is entirely different to your day-to-day work?If you are a real bookworm, are there any genres you prefer?…

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CAT Tools – How much do you know?

13 October @ 1:00 pm

Join NWTN Chair, Laurence Bisot and colleagues for an informal chat online via Zoom. For one hour during your lunch break, we'll host a Q&A session that includes discussion regarding tips for productivity, business progression, social media, upcoming CPD events, etc. Ahead of our CAT Tool Clinics on 30th and 31st October, the Working Lunch this week concerns memoQ and Trados. How do you use your CAT tool?  Are you a curious 'cat' exploring all the features, trying things out, attending all the webinars, and always…

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Working Lunch: Work-life balance

20 October @ 1:00 pm

National Work Life week (held last week, 11-15 October) aims to highlight the benefits of facilitating the well-being and work-life balance of employees, so that they are engaged, motivated and productive at work. What do you do for your work/life balance as your own boss? What could you do better? Ever considered a four-day working week – how do you switch to a different pattern and set expectations and boundaries for work colleagues?

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NWTN Coworking Session

22 October @ 10:00 am
Oppidan Social, 23 Edge Street
Manchester, M4 1HW United Kingdom
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£0.06

Come and join Kate Lo and Laurence Bisot for a coworking session at Oppidan Social (formerly Ziferblat) on Edge Street in the Northern Quarter, Manchester. The concept is simple - you pay for the time you spend in the space, everything else is free - so you can help yourself to food, snacks, drinks, etc. NWTN members benefit from a reduced rate of 6p per minute when we run these sessions (capped after 4 hours at a lower rate of…

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