Spanish Speakers in the United States (Infographic)

Spanish Speakers in the United States…According to a 2015 report by Instituto Cervantes, the United States has the second highest concentration of Spanish speakers in the world, after Mexico. Roughly 53 million people, 41 million native Spanish speakers, and approximately 11.6 million bilingual Spanish Speakers live in the United States.  There are more people speaking Spanish 

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The Importance of Education Translation Services in U.S. Schools

How do language support and education translation services impact the quality of education? Every child deserves equal access to education, including children with limited proficiency in English.  Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ensures that students who are learning English have equal opportunity to progress academically. In 2015, more than 4.8 million 

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Language Diversity in Texas (Infographic)

Language Diversity in Texas – Texas is well-known for its cultural and linguistic diversity. While more than 164 different languages are represented in Texas, it also accounts for the 2nd highest population of limited-English speakers in the country (3.6 million, 14% of the total U.S. LEP population). We have explored language diversity in the United 

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International Students and Higher Education in the U.S. [Infographic]

The United States remains the most popular choice for international students today. In the 2016-17 School Year, the United States hosted 1.1. million of the 4.6 million international students enrolled in higher education institutions, and the total number of international students in the U.S. more than doubled from 2001-2017. Earlier this month, we looked at 

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8 Questions to Ask When Looking for a Language Services Provider

What is important when looking for a new language services provider? Is it price? Is it a particular service? Whether you’re just beginning to offer multilingual customer support or you’re ready to switch providers, it’s important to make informed decisions about a new partner. When you’re armed with the right questions, it will help you 

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Tourism and Travel Interpreters: Helping Businesses Connect With International Guests

Increasing overseas tourism to the United States highlights the importance of language services for travel and tourism businesses to better communicate with visitors. Tourism and travel interpreters provide international travelers with a greater sense of understanding in tourist destinations, in tour companies to serve as a guide, etc. Professional tourism and travel interpreters can have 

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The Need for Language Interpretation in U.S. Schools (Interactive Infographic)

How does language diversity impact the need for language interpretation in U.S. schools? Earlier this month, we looked at the growing number of limited-English proficient students in U.S. schools. In this post, we take a closer look at the language support needs of children in education settings. As of 2016, almost 1 in 4 children in 

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Phone Interpretation Services: 5 Things You Need for Language Support

Telelanguage connects people of different cultures and languages every day. As a global language service provider, we offer organizations a variety of language support, including phone interpretation services. Why is over-the-phone interpreting so important? Imagine needing immediate medical care, but not being able to communicate your concerns or distress. Imagine needing to provide excellent and 

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ELL Students: The Importance of Language Access in Schools

The growing number of limited-English proficient students in U.S. schools highlights the importance of language access in schools and educational institutions. Approximately 4.8 million students in U.S. public schools have limited English language skills that impact their ability to learn in educational settings. Schools must, under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 

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Today’s 911 Call Center: The Importance of Language Support

More than 240 million calls are made to 911 call center each year. While emergency services professionals deal with urgent situations every day, a language barrier can heighten an already stressful event for all parties. What happens when the emergency caller doesn’t speak English? In the United States today, certified interpreters are available and ready to join emergency 

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