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Why Teach Translation?

Posted on September 21, 2020

Students at a Shadow Heroes translation workshop.

Most students won’t grow up to become translators, so why should we teach translation? Gitanjali Patel and Jessie Spivey of Shadow Heroes, a UK-based organization that runs creative translation workshops for students, wrote an essay for Words Without Borders about the educational benefits of learning about translation.

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9 Great Personal Essays for Fall

Posted on September 08, 2020

Iranian author Salar Abdoh, age 18, in Sequoia National Park.

Looking for literature to get students talking and reflecting about their lives today? Below, we've listed 9 great personal essays to inspire that reflection, written by authors from around the globe.

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