ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

5 Facts About the Portuguese Language That Might Surprise You

In the world of languages, Portuguese is an up-and-comer. No longer stuck in the shadow of Spanish, it now has too many speakers and too much economic muscle for global businesses to ignore. How much ...

Minority Health Month: How Translation Can Improve Minority Health Outcomes

  April is National Minority Health Month, and this year's theme is "Bridging Health Equity Across Communities." But right now, in too many communities, health outcomes are anything but equitable. Her...

Tradeshow 101: Make Your Attendance Worth It

  By Steve Angell and Marco Marino Trade shows, expos and industry conferences are a big investment of your time and resources. Getting a good return on that investment requires some preparation befor...

The Globalization of the NBA

  Like the NFL, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has a keen interest in expanding the popularity of its sport beyond North America. With rabid fanbases developing around the globe, the NBA ha...

Localizing Images for Marketing

  In the world of global marketing, localization is king. Through a well-planned and researched localization process, brands can travel all around the world. While many think of localization as a larg...

Korean Translation: 8 Facts You Need to Know

Although it’s often overlooked in favor of Chinese or Japanese, Korean is a unique and fascinating language. Are you considering translating some of your business content into Korean? Are you looking ...

Three Steps to Acing Foreign Business Etiquette

  A foreign business trip is a daunting undertaking for anyone. The fear of not understanding workflow, customs, business etiquette, and communication styles can present seemingly insurmountable chall...

Q+A With ACTFL Executive Director Martha Abbott On Lead With Languages

  Language literacy in the United States may be more important now than ever. With the internet fueling globalization and ecommerce around the world, the 21st century has forced us to acclimate to a w...

How Movie Actors Perfect Accents

  In America, the 2000 film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was a massive commercial and critical success, as many critics commended its ability to blend drama, martial arts, and gorgeous scenery toget...

The Evolution of Pidgin Languages

To some, pidgin languages can initially sound like a broken variation of more commonly spoken languages, and assumptions are made that pidgin speakers are using slang. This has caused some to categori...

Amazon.com Adding Spanish Language Option

  Amazon announced last week it will begin rolling out a Spanish language version of Amazon.com. The addition came just days after the retail giant said it would launch its Amazon Prime services in Me...

The Colorful Celebrations of Holi

Today, India will be caught up in the celebration of Holi, a Hindu holiday that takes place on the final full moon in the lunar month of Phalguna, which occurs in February or March. For its participan...

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