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Health Insurance
Why are Health Insurance Translation Services important?

The translation of health insurance documents for LEP (limited English proficiency) clients is a complex process that involves high levels of technical expertise. Long gone are the days when a bilingual relative could serve as a translator in medical communications. In order to stay in compliance with federal and state laws, medical insurance translation services are a […]

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Everything you should know about Thanksgiving
Everything you should know about Thanksgiving

This year, Thanksgiving falls on November 26 and perhaps the only thing we know for certain, after a very confusing 2020, is that human history is complex stuff. There are always multiple points of view and “factual” accounts can often be less than accurate. In the spirit of a 2020-type of Thanksgiving, why not reveal […]

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What is ASMR and what does it have to do with language?

Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) can be described as a tingling sensation that typically begins on the scalp and moves down the back of the neck and upper spine. The human body produces this pleasant tingling feeling after hearing unique soft voices or certain soothing sounds. These manifestations occur while watching ASMR videos, recordings or in a face to face conversation with a person that has a […]

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Corporate responsibility environment
Corporate responsibility towards the environment – urgent and possible

Climate change is an urgent global matter. The COVID-19 pandemic is solid evidence that we need to commit to caring for the environment and those around us if we are to overcome any global crisis. As government action proves insufficient in creating the radical change that we need, companies have a unique opportunity to become true […]

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Customer Journey
The Impact of Language on the Customer Journey

Language has a profound impact on the customer journey. When we think about customer experience (CX), there are many factors we should consider. The words we choose matter. Words are a key part of conveying the brand’s voice and identity and building a specific way to interact with our target audience. How can we transform […]

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Legal Translation
Legal translation: what is it, why is it important and some characteristics

As with any sort of translation, legal translation consists of transforming documents from one source language into a different target language. But there are some peculiarities about this type of translation. Legal translation stands at the crossroads of three areas of inquiry—legal theory, language theory and translation theory—that are fundamentally indeterminate, largely because of their reliance on natural language (Joseph 1995: 14).  The law itself is quite […]

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volunteering as a translator
Volunteering as a Translator –Why, Where and How

How would you like to work for the UN? What about a non-profit organization transforming the lives of millions of underprivileged people around the world? If you’re a translator and these ideas sound appealing, volunteering may be just the thing for you. Because there are many options out there, we have done a little reconnaissance of the […]

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English as a global language
English as a global language

English is the most spoken language in the world. While it may sound like old news, there are some details behind this fact that you may find surprising. Did you know English is an official language in more countries than it is a first language? Or that it is the most widely taught second language […]

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Denmark: the happiest country in the world
Denmark: the happiest country in the world?

What makes a country a happy place? What makes us happy? It appears that Denmark –along with other Nordic countries – has discovered the answer to these questions. The UN’s World Happiness Report has placed them at the top of their list on several occasions. Want to find out why? Check out this list of happy Danish facts.   […]

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