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Global Greetings: Celebrating Christmas in Many Languages!

Global Greetings: Celebrating Christmas in Many Languages!

As the holiday season unfolds and the world comes alive with festive lights and cheerful decorations, the universal message of joy and goodwill resonates in countless languages. Christmas, a time of celebration and togetherness, is observed around the globe, and the...

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A new role, a Book Fair and a load of pretzels!

A new role, a Book Fair and a load of pretzels!

It’s been a wonderfully busy and productive year at First Edition Translations, and as we head towards the conclusion of 2023, we finally had a chance to catch up with newly-promoted Ana Grilo after a hectic week away at Frankfurt Book Fair. Ana, congratulations on...

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Welcome Laura to the FE Team!

Welcome Laura to the FE Team!

What an exciting month September is proving to be, as we welcome yet another wonderful addition to the First Edition Translations team! Laura Germaney joins us as a project manager to help the team keep everything running like clockwork – and to kick things off we had...

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Welcome to the team, Kasia!

Welcome to the team, Kasia!

There are few things we love more at First Edition Translations than to welcome a new team member, and what a privilege to be able to introduce you all to Kasia! Kasia joins us as a highly-experienced project manager who will be managing a range of projects across our...

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Language of the Month: Greek

Language of the Month: Greek

FACT SHEET ελληνική γλώσσα Language family: Hellenic (part of the Indo-European family) Number of speakers: 13.5 million native speakers Writing system: Greek alphabet Official language in: Greece & Cyprus Recognised minority language in: Albania, Calabria &...

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A Book Fit for a Royal

A Book Fit for a Royal

It all started with a call… Back in January, when we were only dreaming of the summer sun, our Editorial Project Manager Melanie received a message from the publisher DK, asking for a video call to discuss an exciting new project. Melanie was intrigued but it wasn’t...

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Team Building Tips

Team Building Tips

As the dreaded C becomes more and more manageable, many companies are returning from home to the office. Some others keep a kind of hybrid approach, giving flexibility to their workers to decide where to work from. Here, at First Edition, we actually quite liked the...

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Are Arabic and Spanish related?

Are Arabic and Spanish related?

These past few days a fascinating video was circulating on the internet. (No... it wasn't a cat video this time!) In the video you could see a couple holding up some signs with Arabic and Spanish words and pronouncing each word one by one wowing viewers with the fact...

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