Language Services for Higher Education: Colleges and Universities

In the 2016-17 School Year, the U.S. hosted 1.1. million of the 4.6 million international students enrolled in higher education institutions. For international students and English Language Learning (ELL) students, language interpretation in education settings is not only beneficial but a necessity as language diversity continues to grow in the United States, as more international 

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Retail Language Services: Improving Multicultural Customer Experience

The retail services industry provides competition that fosters strong business operations and spurs innovations to increase efficiency and reliability and values customer experience. Customer support is the backbone of retail, and offering retail language services (professional interpretation and translation) has become increasingly important for moving retail businesses forward. Take grocery stores for example. Grocery store 

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Changing Trends in Language Interpretation Services

Why are language interpretation services crucial for organizations? Currently, 8% of the United States population is limited English proficient (LEP). That number is expected to grow, as immigration is projected to account for 88% of the United States population increase through 2065. Language diversity has continued to grow in the United States, with more than 

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Language Services for Police Departments: Why Police Interpreters are Essential for Public Safety

1 in 5 United States residents speaks a language other than English at home, and 8% of our country’s population is limited in their use of English. Language services for police departments a critical component in overcoming language barriers that can have a negative impact on public service. Improving communication for limited-English proficient, Deaf, and 

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Reducing COVID-19 Health Disparities for Spanish Speakers in the U.S.

As of June 22nd, there were at least 2,275,645 cases of coronavirus in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At least 119,923 people have died in the country after contracting the virus. Hispanics and Latinos make up 18.3% of the United States population, but according to recent reports, they 

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COVID-19 Language Services for Hospitals: Understanding Remote Interpreting Solutions

For many hospitals and healthcare systems, On-Site Interpretation has been the primary method of interpretation for limited English proficient patients. In 2019, many organizations supplemented on-site interpretation with video remote interpretation. During the COVID-19 pandemic use of video remote interpretation (VRI) has skyrocketed as hospitals turn to remote interpreting methods for public health and patient safety.  

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Planning Language Access for US School Districts

United States public schools reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of our country. In Fall of 2015, the percentage of public school students in the United States who were ELLs was 9.5% (4.8 million students). The number of refugee children, as a percentage of all refugees resettling to the U.S., has also increased over the 10 years, and 

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Further Language Interpreting Resources for COVID-19 Response

As a trusted name in language services nationwide, Telelanguage knows the importance of reliable and professional language support. During this time of crisis, Telelanguage is committed to providing organizations with additional language interpreting resources for COVID-19 response. These resources aid organizations in utilizing remote language services, and communicating effectively with non-English speaking communities amidst the COVID-19 

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(Webinar) Optimize Your Telephonic Interpretation Experience: Tips for Working with an Interpreter

Join us for a new Telelanguage webinar on Thursday, May 28th, 2020 at 10 AM PDT As a global provider of language services, Telelanguage is committed to providing organizations with tools and resources for effective communication with non-English speaking communities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Join Manuela Villa, Telelanguage Account Executive, and our Interpretation Division Manager, Kazuki Yamazaki, 

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Telelanguage Partners with City of Salem to Provide Free Language Interpretation During COVID-19 Crisis

*As seen on PRUnderground Global language services company, Telelanguage, provides free language interpretation to Salem residents in partnership with the City of Salem to aid in COVID-19 pandemic response. Telelanguage is providing free language interpretation and translation services to ensure that Salem’s non-English speaking population has access to critical language services and COVID-19 health information in their 

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