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What Is the International Phonetic Alphabet?

< Back to ULG Blog What Is the International Phonetic Alphabet? By United Language Group There are over 6,000 languages in the world, each with pronunciations that vary depending on accents, dialects, and more. With the large majority of these languages, ...

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


The Meaning Of Medicine: Translating Drug Names

< Back to ULG Blog The Meaning Of Medicine: Translating Drug Names By United Language Group The misuse of prescribed medication can lead to serious health problems. Policy makers in the United States are working to implement legislation that will help put an ...

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


Global Marketing Guides: Germany

< Back to ULG Blog Global Marketing Guides: Germany By United Language Group As the world’s fourth largest economy and the largest country in the European Union, Germany has become one of the most sought-after destinations for global marketers. The country’s ...

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


The Translator’s Evolving Role: Where We Are Now, And Where We’re Heading

< Back to ULG Blog The Translator’s Evolving Role: Where We Are Now, And Where We’re Heading By United Language Group Thanks to recent technological advances, the translation industry has undergone extensive change. The old-fashioned method of individually ...

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


Kathrin Bussmann Q+A: An Interview With The Worldly Marketer Podcast Host

< Back to ULG Blog Kathrin Bussmann Q+A: An Interview With The Worldly Marketer Podcast Host By United Language Group Kathrin Bussmann is busy. The Worldly Marketer Podcast host and founder of global marketing agency Verbaccino juggles both projects by ...

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


Don DePalma Of CSA Research Talks Industry Trends, How LSPs Can Stay Relevant In 2017

< Back to ULG Blog Don DePalma Of CSA Research Talks Industry Trends, How LSPs Can Stay Relevant In 2017 By United Language Group Common Sense Advisory (CSA Research) has made a name for itself as one of the big players in language industry news and research. ...

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


Want To Cut Translation Costs? Here Are Three Ways To Do It

< Back to ULG Blog Want To Cut Translation Costs? Here Are Three Ways To Do It By United Language Group Everybody likes to save a buck. In the corporate world, turnaround time and cost efficiency are a procurement manager’s best friend. Given the demanding ...

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


Thinking About A Multilingual Call Center? It’s Probably A Good Idea

< Back to ULG Blog Thinking About A Multilingual Call Center? It’s Probably A Good Idea By United Language Group You’ve purchased a new product online, and you can’t wait to get your hands on it. Once it arrives in the mail, you use your car key as a de facto ...

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


Holiday Season Is Hacking Season: Five Ways To Avoid Scams

< Back to ULG Blog Holiday Season Is Hacking Season: Five Ways To Avoid Scams By United Language Group The holiday season has again crept up on us quicker than anticipated, and the consumer craze and bargain-hunting that go along with it is already in full ...

Topics: Best Practices, Consumer Product, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation


Three Consulting Services Every LSP Should Offer

< Back to ULG Blog Three Consulting Services Every LSP Should Offer By United Language Group So, you’ve identified a need for language services. Maybe you’ve got a big interpreting project that needs to be done, or an assignment that requires hundreds of ...

Topics: Best Practices, Consulting, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation


Study Finds Moderate Alcohol Use Might Help Foreign Language Skills

< Back to ULG Blog Study Finds Moderate Alcohol Use Might Help Foreign Language Skills By United Language Group Having trouble learning another language? A glass of beer might help. That’s according to a study published last week in the Journal of ...

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


Stories From A 911 Call Center: Interpreting In Moments Of Crisis

< Back to ULG Blog Stories From A 911 Call Center: Interpreting In Moments Of Crisis By United Language Group Editor’s Note: Claudio Federico is ULG’s Managing Director of OPI Services and has worked in the interpreting industry for several years. Here he ...

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