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Advice For Aspiring Linguists: ULG Translators On How To Make It In Today’s Industry

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< Back to ULG Blog May 11, 2018 Advice For Aspiring Linguists: ULG Translators On How To Make It In Today’s Industry By United Language Group On a recent trip to Australia, French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron committed a rather embarrassing slip of the ...

Topics: Localization, Translation, Language


Microsoft Says New MT System Achieves “Human Parity”

< Back to ULG Blog Microsoft Says New MT System Achieves “Human Parity” By United Language Group How good can Machine Translation (MT) be? Very good, according to Microsoft. Earlier this month, the tech company announced it had created an MT system that ...

Topics: Global News, Machine Translation, Language, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


The Growing Importance of Arabic in Business

< Back to ULG Blog The Growing Importance of Arabic in Business By United Language Group When a language gains prominence around the world, there is a rise in the demand for speakers of that language in governments and businesses around the world. Higher ...

Topics: Global News, Global Marketing, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


Virtual Reality is the Next Step in Language Learning

< Back to ULG Blog Virtual Reality is the Next Step in Language Learning By United Language Group There’s a lot that goes into learning a language. Taking classes, studying textbooks, using apps, watching foreign movies, listening to foreign music, playing ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


How Do We Code-Switch Every Day?

< Back to ULG Blog How Do We Code-Switch Every Day? By United Language Group On an average day, you might get up, go to work or school, come home, spend time with family and friends, and then go to bed. It sounds pretty typical, doesn’t it? But you might be ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


Katzensprung and 15 Other Amazing Foreign Idioms

< Back to ULG Blog Katzensprung and 15 Other Amazing Foreign Idioms By United Language Group There’s nothing quite like idioms. Oftentimes they are culturally unique, and offer a glimpse into a country’s history and language. They can also be incredibly ...

Topics: Translation, Language, Lost in Translation


The Benefits of Bilingualism in Business

< Back to ULG Blog The Benefits of Bilingualism in Business By United Language Group The tremendous effects of bilingualism on the brain are well-known. They can improve your problem-solving abilities, shape your world perspective, and can delay diseases like ...

Topics: Global News, Global Marketing, Language Learner, Localization, Strategy, Technology, Language, Machine Translation


Google Retries Its Translation Technology Expansion in India

< Back to ULG Blog Google Retries Its Translation Technology Expansion in India By United Language Group India continues to grow as a key online market. However, there is one big problem standing in the way—language. Out of India’s population of 1.3 billion, ...

Topics: Global News, Global News, Language Learner, Machine Translation, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


Language Learning App Review: TripLingo

< Back to ULG Blog October is National Hispanic Heritage month in the US By United Language Group Traveling to another country can be a daunting, yet exciting opportunity. The language, culture, currency, and more can all be challenging. Luckily, with ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


Can Animal Translation Technology Help You Chat with Cats?

< Back to ULG Blog Can Animal Translation Technology Help You Chat with Cats? By United Language Group Domesticated animals were one of the first “technologies” humans employed for survival -taming, training, and breeding different species for different ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


Language Learning Apps Review: Living Language

< Back to ULG Blog Language Learning Apps Review: Living Language By United Language Group Learning a language can be a bit difficult, but it should be fun and informative. In our first mobile language learning app review, ULG tested the mobile app Duolingo. ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


Language Learning Apps Review: HelloTalk

< Back to ULG Blog Language Learning Apps Review: HelloTalk By United Language Group A crucial piece of language learning is putting what you’ve learned into practice. That was a key element missing from Living Language and Duolingo, the other two ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language