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French expressions and their English counterparts

“Battre froid,” or “giving someone the cold shoulder”

We catch up with Grenoble-based writer Thora van Male to discuss her forthcoming book, Quand les cochons sauront voler, on French idioms and their English equivalents.  Continue reading French expressions and their English counterparts

SFM – translating and copywriting for corporate communications

SFM Traduction online

Sara Maltaverne, founder of SFM Traduction, a Grenoble-based translations and copywriting company. She shares with Grenoble Life her knowledge and advice about the translation business in the area. Continue reading SFM — translating and copywriting for corporate communications

‘Open to interpretation’ – an interview with Benjamin Penin

Ben interpreting for Anand Gokani (great grandson of Mahatma Ghandi)
Ben interpreting for Anand Gokani (great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi)

 

Benjamin Penin swapped sunny Manchester for downtown Grenoble in 2002 to pursue his dreams of living in the Alps and becoming a freelance translator.  Grenoble Life wanted to find out more … Continue reading ‘Open to interpretation’ — an interview with Benjamin Penin