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Body Language Around the World

Body Language Around the World

All Kinds of Language   As you head off on your travels this summer you might be excitedly consulting a phrase book and learning little snippets of a new language. While you are planning your itinerary, take a moment so read up on the other language of your...
Podcast Round Up

Podcast Round Up

  With so much free content available online these days, sometimes it is difficult to know where to start. For those of you fellow multi-taskers out there, we’ve collected a few of our favorite podcasts. These are great to download and listen to during walks or...
Quiltspeak Exhibit

Quiltspeak Exhibit

One of the clients we recently had the pleasure of working for was the North Carolina Museum of History. We have translated text and signage for them numerous times, but for this exhibit we were able to provide audio as well. Visitors can scan a QR code next to the...
Animal Sounds Around the World

Animal Sounds Around the World

Quaak-Quaak?   What animal says ‘quaak‘? – Hint: it is not misspelling of the noise ducks make. In Germany, it is the frog that makes the ‘quaak’ sound, and not any kind of bird at all. We sometimes joke that animals are speaking...
The Future is Bright

The Future is Bright

The news is out: the future is bright! Job prospects for interpreters are looking great. A 10-year job outlook from 2016 to 2026 projects an increase in the number of jobs at 18%, versus 7% for all occupations in general.   The 2019 US News & Jobs report even put...