ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

VRI At The Doctor’s Office: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Session

  Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) has risen in popularity as the technology becomes more readily available in the courtroom, hospitals and during international conferences. According to a recent reade...

The Connection Between Language Services and Patient Safety

  Here at United Language Group, we often emphasize the importance of language translation and interpreting in the medical field. For us, there’s a clear-cut rationale behind language access in health...

Legally Speaking: Do I really need that contract in two types of Spanish?

  Spoiler alert – the answer is likely yes. What might be more interesting, however, is the “why”. Spanish is a vibrant and growing language that spread through Spanish Colonization to become the worl...

The Many, Many Languages Of the European Union

July 14, 2017 The European Union continues to be a strong proponent of multilingualism, prioritizing and promoting language diversity. That emphasis on multilingualism has permeated many parts of life...

Language Services: The Biggest Industry You’ve Never Heard Of

  When people think of up-and-coming industries, they likely conjure up images of tech companies in Silicon Valley. What probably doesn’t come to mind is language services. But it should. According to...

A Language Unlike Any Other: What is Nicaraguan Sign Language?

    June 08, 2017     When new languages emerge, they’re usually categorized as pidgins. These languages are simplistic and basic, created from combining basic elements of two or more languages. Over ...

Immersive Language Learning At Concordia Language Villages

There are a diverse range of strategies available to people interested in learning another language. There are computer programs, a number of mobile apps as well as more traditional classroom options ...

Bilingual Speakers Able to Perceive Time Differently, Study Says

      How much time has passed since you clicked on this article and began reading? Depending on how many languages you speak, your answer may vary. That’s according to a new study published late last...

A Horror Movie Entirely In Esperanto? The 1966 Film Incubus

  Black and white shots of quiet, country scenes dissolve over one another while soft music plays. A narrator describes a group of life-sucking demons who lure travelers to bring them to their “God of...

3 Linguistics Podcasts Every Language Lover Should Listen To

Podcasts offer people the opportunity to learn, be entertained, or catch up on news while plodding through everyday tasks. While suffering an arduous commute, running on a treadmill or scrubbing the t...

Telehealth 2.0: What We Learned

  May 02, 2017     United Language Group gained new insights into the needs of telehealth clients at this year’s American Telemedicine Association Telehealth 2.0 conference in Orlando, Florida. In par...

The Affordable Care Act and Language Access

  There’s been a lot of talk about healthcare lately. With a new administration in the White House and “Obamacare” tenuously hanging in the balance, the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unce...