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’
Kate - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Year 12 student Kate writes here about the use of gendered constructions in the Spanish language. As Kate herself notes, "[this essay] discusses the presence of male/female nouns and endings in the Spanish language - something which has been virtually entirely abolished in the English Language - and … Continue reading Masculine or feminine: how modern ideologies are shaping the Spanish-speaking world
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
Imogen - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Following her first essay published in The GSAL Journal on 'How has warfare changed since WWII?', talented Year 12 student Imogen returns with this convincing essay written in response to the Newnham College (Cambridge) Modern & Medieval Languages Essay Prize. All female students currently in Year 12 at … Continue reading Supposing that everyone in the world really could speak English, would that mean that learning other languages was a waste of time?