5 Fun Facts to Share with Your Spanish Interpreter

Approximately 414 million people worldwide speak Spanish as a native language, making it second only to Mandarin Chinese. Spanish is one of the six official languages of the United Nations and is the most widely understood language in the Western Hemisphere. Many Americans understand at least some rudimentary Spanish vocabulary, and if your company uses […]


Gaming Localization Part I: Translation vs. Localization for Gaming

These two terms are popular in our industry; they are related, but not interchangeable. Translation involves expressing the sense of content (words, texts, etc.) into another language from source to target. Localization takes it a step further. It takes material created for one locale and makes it appropriate for another locale. In terms of gaming, […]


The Need for Professional Arabic Interpreters in San Diego County

If you’ve ever visited the small city of El Cajon near San Diego, you’ve probably already guessed that the number of Arabic speakers residing in the area is considerably large. Driving down El Cajon’s Main Street, signs posted in the tell-tale coiled lettering that is characteristic of the Arabic language are often displayed above shops […]


25 Language Facts That You Might Not Already Know

Language is all around us. From birth, we are taught to speak the language of those around us in order to communicate. Some of us might learn another language, or several, later on in life. We spend our lives using languages day after day, but there are so many things about them that we do […]


Mandarin Chinese Telephone Interpretation

If you or your boss have to meet with colleagues from China and you come across various language hurdles, or even if you’re calling a Chinese company from home, telephone interpretation can be a gift sent from the heavens. This is especially true if you happen to be a native English speaker and must deal […]