As the size and scope of eLearning courses increases, learning institutions must change the way they interact with their students. They are increasingly supplementing (or even replacing) in-person lectures with video and audio resources, but for many students, this is not enough.
Just as in any other industry, scammers exist in the localization and translation industry too. They create trouble among real translators and translation agencies with their fraudulent activities.
The concept of translation is as old as language itself. Translation allows communication between countries, cultures - and even time periods. For instructions, descriptions, user manuals and basic text - direct translations can work very well.
However, when it comes to marketing - it's not always that simple.
"Advertising is based on one thing. Happiness." - Don Draper, Mad Men. Marketing is a form of communication that relies almost entirely on emotion. Whether it's joy, surprise, envy, or even anger - marketing works best when it makes us feel something, but often when words are translated - their feeling is completely lost.
Companies with manufacturing facilities have many legal responsibilities when it comes to public safety, but it can be argued that these companies have more responsibilities to their employees and their personal safety. It is important for these companies to have ongoing processes in place to analyze their training materials and training practices to ensure that their workforce not only goes through safety training on a regular basis, but that each person can understand the training. Those on the team that are not native to the company’s main language are at greater risk of injury unless they fully comprehend safety rules and procedures.
Being a defendant or a plaintiff in a court case can be a harrowing experience that lasts for months. Even more difficult is going through that process without being able to speak English. Court interpreters play a critical role in supporting defendants or plaintiffs who cannot effectively communicate. Court interpreters are highly trained and dedicated legal staff who ensure that everyone gets the best possible legal representation. This article will examine the role that court interpreters play, what defines a good interpreter, and what makes the interpreter profession so exciting.
People from all over the world visit your website, it does not just target of your domestic audience. Besides, 73.2% of Internet users speak languages other than English.
If you are looking to expand your business internationally, or already are operating in many countries and have a network of customers worldwide, it is important to map out a global search engine optimization (SEO) strategy.
Over the past 15 years, the number of ESL/no English patients that doctors have been seeing has increased exponentially. With this in mind, here is a list of best practices for communicating with ESL patients that doctors, and other healthcare professionals, should keep in mind when confronted with an ESL/no English patient.
Seattle, WA - Dynamic Language is proud to announce the attainment of “World Class” on the company’s most recent client satisfaction survey, cementing their status as industry leaders in client satisfaction.
Dynamic’s dedication to client satisfaction and high-touch customer service resulted in an NPS score of +79 during the most recent semi-annual translation client satisfaction survey, and the second consecutive survey with the “World Class” rating. This score validates that the company’s focus on excellence and commitment to its core values continues to produce highly effective results.
"There are more than 7,000 languages spoken throughout the world today, and each one is unique in its own way. Did you know that there is a language spoken off the coast of Spain that consists entirely of whistles? Or that in Hawaii, there are over 200 different words for “rain?"
But even with the enormous amount of diversity among today’s languages, international communication has only improved. Interpreters and translation specialists have helped make the world feel a lot smaller, and the internet more easily accessible by all. How much do you know about the languages of the world? Learn a few interesting facts about languages on the list below.
Young people are traveling more and spending more, and it's having a major impact on local economies around the world. Businesses who offer localization services can capitalize on this growing trend and target the lucrative millennial market, which brims with travel-hungry 18-to-35-year-olds. But why are millennials traveling more? Here are just some of the reasons.