Bring or take: what’s the difference?

Bring and take are very common English verbs. They are often misused by learners of English. This is due to the fact that they have extremely similar meanings. Both verbs can be used when someone carries something (or someone) somewhere, but bring and take are used in...

Happy New Year 2021!

  Happy New Year! Goodbye 2020, welcome to 2021! I think most of us are not sad to say goodbye to 2020. Let’s hope that 2021 sees the world become a safer and happier place.  To all my wonderful clients, collaborators, fellow translators, teachers,...

How to choose between quoique and quoi que

  French spelling can be tricky, and not only for people learning the language. The difference between quoique in one word and quoi que in two words is something I have to go over in the French writing classes I teach to French speakers. Although quoique and quoi...

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