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Celebrating Old Christmas Traditions & Translating New Ones

Around 2 billion people worldwide will celebrate Christmas this year, gathering together with family and friends to enjoy the season. But not everyone will gather around an evergreen tree, exchange gifts and eat a traditional meal. This week we’re spotlighting Christmas traditions, and discussing a very unique tradition that began as a marketing campaign. In […]

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What America’s Future Economy Might Look Like if Employees Were Multilingual

In a recent viral video, 4-year-old Bella from Russia amazes people worldwide by speaking fluently in seven languages. She speaks Russian, English, Chinese, Spanish, German, French and Arabic. Wow, that’s impressive. What does that mean for future business? Could little Bella be a foreshadowing of the future workforce? Many Americans take high school Spanish or […]

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Top Multilingual Countries: Mauritius

The multilingual nation of Mauritius boasts a diverse population of people of Indian, African, French and Chinese descent. Mother Nature Network notes that students learn English and French in school, but the main language spoken at home is Mauritian Creole, a unique French-based creole. Many citizens of Indian descent speak the Bhojpuri dialect of Hindi, […]

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Is Your Idea of Spanish Translation Adding an “O” to the End of a Word?

If you can understand the above Spanish “translation” and you don’t speak Spanish, that should be your sign that there is a major problemo with your translation services provider. When you partner with a reliable document translation services company like ASTA-USA Translation Services, Inc. and its legal division, Legal Translation Solutions, you can rest assured […]

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Top Multilingual Countries: Luxembourg

This week we’re spotlighting Luxembourg, a tiny country that’s big on language. What can big business learn from this small country? Read on to find out. According to Mother Nature Network, the tiny country of Luxembourg boasts citizens that are fluent in four different languages. The co-official languages are French and German, with official government […]

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Does Your Legal Website Communicate in the Language Your Customers Need?

As we all know, clients come from all walks of life, backgrounds and nationalities. As America’s population becomes more diverse, our legal representatives need to be able to serve people who speak different languages in order to expand their client base and grow their firm. Before choosing a legal representative, most, if not all, people […]

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Translation Services Languages and Cultural Background

Professional Translation Services – Languages and Cultural Background The raw materials, so-to-speak, of the professional translator serving professional document translation services companies are languages. Languages are social creations and thus inseparable from their cultural context. In order to produce high quality, accurate business document translations, professional translators need to have an in-depth understanding of source […]

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