When Britain seized power of one fifth of the world’s land in the 18th century, they also anglicised and heavily influenced their cultures. As well as shaping the politics, law, education and languages of the Empire, they also destroyed fundamental parts of their national identities. Many people consider their influence in India, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong a form of mass cultural genocide.
We’re delighted to introduce Paula Campbell, our guest blog writer, who is currently an intern at Lingo24. Paula shares her impressions of working with a global translation company, and considers whether a career in languages is for her.