The different careers that lead on from an interest or aptitude in languages are explored. Many occupations are examined, including working as a translator, interpreter, flight attendant, aid worker or foreign correspondent, among others. It provides an inside glimpse into what the job involves and the special skills that are needed.
Richard Spilsbury has worked in educational publishing for more than 20 years and has written on a variety of subjects, from climate change and food and farming to art history and design.
1: The world of languages 2: Translator 3: Interpreter 4: Language teacher 5: Bilingual secretary 6: Diplomatic service officer 7: Overseas resort representative 8: European Union official 9: Flight attendant 10: Aid worker 11: Immigration officer 12: Marketing campaign manager 13: Foreign correspondent