Multilingual Legal Cases And How Hiring Translators Can Help

Posted by Dynamic Language January 22, 2019

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.

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Topics: Legal Translation, Interpretation, court interpreting

Localization, the Key to Global SEO

Posted by Dynamic Language January 10, 2019

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.


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Topics: Localization, SEO, global SEO

Overcoming Communication Barriers with Non-English Patients

Posted by Dynamic Language December 26, 2018

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.

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Topics: Healthcare, Interpretation, esl, Communication, Language

Dynamic Language Achieves "World Class" Net Promoter Score

Posted by Dynamic Language December 04, 2018

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. 

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Topics: Press Releases, Language Service Company, Awards, Customer Service

50+ Fascinating Language Facts You Didn't Know [Infographic]

Posted by Dynamic Language November 27, 2018

"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 amontoday’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.

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Topics: Language, Infographic, Language Service Company

Why Millennials Travel and What It Means For Local Businesses

Posted by Dynamic Language November 19, 2018

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.

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Topics: culture, tourism, economy, Travel

Why Humor Is The Hardest Thing To Translate

Posted by Dynamic Language November 12, 2018

What is it that makes us laugh and why? We all need a bit of humor in our lives. But understanding how to get it isn’t so simple. It’s a difficult question with an array of vague explanations but no single definitive answer. To really underpin the complexity of defining what’s funny and what’s not, one must examine just how poorly humor often fairs in foreign lands. Here is a step-by-step explanation of why humor is the hardest thing to translate to a different language.

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Topics: Global Market, Marketing, culture, Advertising, Branding

Are You Making This Crucial Mistake With Your Website? [Infographic]

Posted by Dynamic Language November 07, 2018

 

There is a lot of competition for visitors online. Capturing the attention of a global audience can be tough. You have to make sure that your site looks attractive to the customer to draw them in. Moreover, if you want to expand your business globally it is important that your site can be accurately translated into a variety of different languages.

If you want to do business internationally, your site must have widespread appeal and be geared towards a culturally diverse audience, which you probably already knew. That’s why you spent so much time and money on making your website look perfect.

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Topics: Infographic, Globalization, Website Localization

Four Top Benefits of ESL E-Learning

Posted by Dynamic Language October 25, 2018

 With a little time and enough effort, learning English can be made easier. Rather than depend on traditional language education, employing technology is a desirable option. In particular, using e-learning, which is a method of learning that focuses on technology tools, offers promise for companies seeking to teach English to employees. While there is much support for English as a second language learning via technology, there are four main benefits--high flexibility, autonomous learning, learning content interaction, and great motivation.

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Topics: esl, Language Learning, education

A Comparative Look at US vs UK English

Posted by Dynamic Language September 26, 2018

As with foreign language translation, companies and tourists alike should be familiar with the differentiation of meanings behind the English language in US vs UK English.  Companies located in the United States that provide services and products in the UK and vice-versa will need to ensure the proper usage of words as to represent any branding in an appropriately perceived manner.

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Topics: Translation, Transcreation, culture