New translation intern in the house: A big welcome to Caro!

We’re excited to welcome our new translation intern Caro here at the AJT headquarters in Newquay. Originally from Luxembourg, Caro is a true polyglot who speaks Luxembourgish, German, French and English!  A career in languages was pretty much predestined and, after a short stint in Wales studying library studies, she decided that translation is her real passion. Currently,

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Let’s celebrate: AJT is 5 years old!

We can hardly believe it, but this month, AJT will be 5 years old! We couldn’t be prouder of our boutique translation agency by the sea and are so thankful for all the amazing experiences we’ve had and the fantastic relationships we’ve built along the way! There are so many people to mention that have contributed to our growth

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Introducing our new French in-house translator

We are very excited to introduce our newest recruit: Théophile Clouet from Burgundy in France joined AJT as full-time in-house translator. That makes our team 6 heads strong and adds a French flavour to our newly refurbished Newquay offices. Théophile will use his flair for language to translate and transcreate a variety of marketing and

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Volunteering at Surfers Against Sewage

At AJT we love the sea. That’s why this week we took some time out from translation to support a local environmental charity that’s close to our heart: Surfers Against Sewage. As the name suggests, SAS is all about protecting UK waves, beaches and oceans from sewage and other sources of pollution. So we headed

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Inspiring young language talent

“Mayday mayday, we are sinking, we are sinking!” “Hello, zis is ze German coastguard. Vat are you sinking about?” With this little commercial from a German language school (see clip above) we introduced ourselves to about 150 students at the Fowey River Academy last Friday. The motto of the day was “Languages at Work” and

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Brand Cornwall goes global

Long gone are the times when the Cornish economic landscape was dominated by miners and fishermen. The last Cornish tin mine finally ceased production in 1998. These days, the Cornish economy is comprised of a colourful mix of small businesses in different, highly specialised fields. The main reason for this transformation: The internet. “Fibre broadband

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