ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

3 Creative Strategies For Language Learners

So, you want to learn another language? We can’t blame you. There are so many benefits to becoming bilingual (or trilingual and beyond) that relate to the brain, personal development and business oppo...

Writing Content For Machine Translation: Keep it Simple, Recycle, Repeat

Translation errors can be embarrassing – sometimes extremely so. Recently, Coke learned this the hard way when an advertisement on its vending machine inadvertently said "Hello, Death" in Maori.  Luck...

E-Discovery Best Practices for Multilingual Investigations

  Sorting through documents in a legal case is a task in itself. Finding relevant materials for trial can mean sifting through thousands of pages of records in order to find documents that are pertine...

A Review of the Top Language Learning Apps

Traveling to another country can be a daunting, yet exciting opportunity. The language, culture, currency, and more can all be challenging. Luckily, with technology at our fingertips, anyone can find ...

A Buyer’s Guide to Language Learning Applications

Learning a language is a fun and easy way to exercise your brain. Whether you’re retired, curious, or just want to practice your existing skills, it’s never been an easier endeavor to undertake than i...

Navigating E.U. E-Labeling Regulations

  Electronic Labeling (e-labeling) has the potential to be hugely beneficial to medical device companies creating Instructions For Use (IFU), labels and packaging information. But at the same time, th...

The Challenge of Bidirectional Languages

When English speakers learn to read and write, we’re taught words and letters flow from left-to-right. That’s because we’ve learned a language and an alphabet based on Latin languages (e.g. English, F...

Language Barrier a Problem for Scientific Research, Study Says

A new study suggests using English as the “lingua franca” in the scientific community has severely impeded the transmission of ideas. A paper published last week in the journal PLOS Biology argues tha...

Know the Difference: Canadian French vs. European French

Canada is a bilingual country; both Canadian French and English are official languages. The demands of being a bilingual nation made Canada one of the earliest adopters of machine translation technolo...

10 Foreign Language Films To Watch This Oscar Season

      It will be a highly competitive year at the 89th Academy Awards across many of the top prizes, including the award for best foreign language film. There are 85 submissions from all around the wo...

ISO and the Language Industry

A faulty translation can lead to embarrassing, and sometimes dire, consequences. Companies are at risk of suffering severe damage to their reputations when global content is translated incorrectly, an...

Has Technology Made Language Learning Obsolete? Editorial

There are a myriad of predictions, encouraging and terrifying, about what technological innovations the future holds. Will the robots take over? Do we need to prepare for a world in which privacy is a...

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