“Traduttore, traditore”- ‘The translator is a traitor’

Jessica - Year 13 Student Editor’s Note: This essay forms part of a collection of student works published in the 2020 edition of Salutaris, the GSAL Sixth Form academic journal. This is the first time that this piece of work has been published online. CPD ‘All translation is a compromise - the effort to be literal and … Continue reading “Traduttore, traditore”- ‘The translator is a traitor’

Movement: the evolution of the French language

Thomas - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: This well-crafted and expertly argued essay on the chosen word ‘movement’ was originally written for The Dukes Essay Prize by Thomas in Year 12. Thomas embarks on a detailed exploration of the evolution of the French language and linguistics, and examines its decline in the face of increasing … Continue reading Movement: the evolution of the French language

C’est Fantastique! French Translation Success

Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor Harriet Blackman (Year 13) was runner-up in an A-Level French translation competition organised by the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Kent. Harriet translated a short passage on the theme of immigration written by contemporary author Patrick Chamoiseau from Martinique. Shared below are the French passage, described … Continue reading C’est Fantastique! French Translation Success