English Today: Keeping up your English

Every language changes as the world evolves. Some more quickly than others. As the lingua franca of our era, English is morphing continually as it rapidly expands. How can anyone possibly keep up with the latest rules, trends and usage?   Join us to hear how a few native English speakers in Finland try to …

Annual Review 2016: Partnerships and parties

Thank you all for a successful 2016! January 16 is NEaT’s birthday, and we will turn three. Our plan is to continue providing networking and seminars to engage more and more professionals of the English language in the Nordic countries while developing our skills and standards. In 2016, we held our second English Today seminar …

2016 Christmas party

Save the date! The annual NEaT Christmas party and the first NEaT Translation Slam will be held on December 5 at 5 pm. The party is free for paid members, but five euros for non-members. NEaT is excited to host our first Translation Slam. Translation slams, or translation duels, are innovative events where participants compete …

English Today seminar on 18 September – Register now!

English Today is a seminar evening brought to you by NEaT and the Finnbrit Society for translators, editors, teachers and anyone working with English or simply interested in the English language. For our first English Today evening, we focus on the actual language that professionals working with English encounter, and a range of perspectives on it as professionals. Topics range from the challenges that arise in translation to observations on how English works and how it is used.

Annual General Meeting 2015

Welcome to our first annual general meeting as a registered organization! We will meet in the place that we first begun, the cabinet meeting room in the pub Leijuva Lahna, and we’ll try to make the meeting short and focused so that you can have time to socialize with other members. However, we will be …

Thanks for a great 2014!

To NEaT members, Thank you all for your participation in NEaT activities in 2014, and I hope to see you again and often in 2015. In 2014 we legally registered Nordic Editors and Translators with twenty founding members. We formed a professional standards committee and a committee to build the website and other media (both …