Languages Spoken in the United States: 15 Largest Metro Areas

We hear foreign languages spoken every day. The United States draws people from many countries around the world and the diversity of languages spoken in the United States (in U.S. homes) is at least 350. While some U.S. cities (like New York, Miami and Los Angeles) have higher immigrant and LEP populations, there are approximately 25.1 million Limited 

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5 Key Differences Between Interpreters and Translators (Infographic)

Success in a global world means that organizations must have the ability to communicate effectively with non-English speakers in their native language. In order to communicate in the languages your customers need, you may require language interpretation services, language translation services, or both. Interpreters and translators both have in linguistic expertise, but the two roles 

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Do I Need On-site, Telephonic or Video Remote Interpreting Services?

Offering quality language interpretation is a critical service in order to remove language barriers for your Limited-English Proficient (LEP) clients and patients. The LEP population in the United States is over 25.1 million. That’s 8% of the total population!  For businesses and organizations to succeed in improving communication and outcomes for the populations they serve, 

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Telephonic Interpretation: Frequently Asked Questions

Telelanguage has been a leading provider of Telephonic Interpretation Services for more than 26 years and can provide a comprehensive and reliable language services plan to fit your needs. Foreign language diversity in the United States has never been greater, and qualified interpreters make it possible to communicate effectively with Limited-English proficient and non-English speaking 

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Healthcare Language Support: Why Cheaper Isn’t Always Better

The value of language support in healthcare settings is undeniable. The need for higher quality language access services continues to grow as our country becomes more linguistically and culturally diverse. The number of individuals who speak a language other than English at home rose from 31.8 million in 1990 to 47 million in 2000, and there 

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Language Access and Healthcare Open Enrollment (Infographic)

Why is language access so important to the healthcare open enrollment period? Starting November 1st, 2017, millions of Americans will apply for health insurance through healthcare marketplaces. Navigating healthcare jargon to find the right health insurance coverage can be confusing for many people. In fact, according to a survey by American Institute of CPAs, 51% 

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[White Paper] Benefits of Video Remote Interpreting

As a language service provider nationwide, Telelanguage breaks down language barriers and connects people from different walks of life every day! As a leader in cutting-edge interpretation technology, Telelanguage is transforming the interpretation world with video remote interpretation, filling the gap between over-the-phone and on-site interpretation services. Our proprietary technology has helped us to provide 

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How Do I Become a Certified Interpreter?

How do you know if you’re ready to become a certified interpreter? The role of the interpreter today is vitally important. As language barriers arise, we need to find a way to communicate effectively. Interpreters provide that communication and understanding in every situation – from emergency medical to financial from hospitality to travel. The choice 

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Support Materials for Working With Interpreters and LEP Populations

Regardless of the setting, when language barriers arise, it can be difficult for staff, as well as for LEP clients and patients. Telelanguage helps improve the quality of language services for organizations across the United States and part of our support for our clients includes ensuring efficiency through free support materials which can be ordered on 

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