Languages and Translation Policies in the EU
The European Union (EU) has been in the news a lot over the last several weeks since the United Kingdom’s landmark vote to exit the EU, colloquially known as the “Brexit.” But for us Americans — and for those of us in the world of language and translation — we might not know exactly what the EU is and how it operates.
The Languages to Learn in San Diego...Other Than Spanish
Situated only about 15 miles from the Mexican Border, San Diego is truly a multicultural city. Countless languages are spoken here, some more so than others. And although English is the most widely spoken language, about 25% of the population are native or fluent Spanish speakers. So, it’s clear that picking up Spanish is vital for any polyglot who is going to live in this beautiful seaside city, but what other languages are spoken here?
What Are the Most Useful Languages for Legal Interpretation and Translation?
Legal translation and/or interpretation is a rapidly expanding field. If you are interested in a career — and maximizing your earning potential — in this field, you might be wondering which of the roughly 6,500 spoken languages it would be best to focus on.
Why You Should Buy Translation Like a Hotel Room [Video]
When the Ford Motor Company unveiled the Model T car over 100 years ago, Henry Ford famously decreed, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.”