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So You Need to Learn a New Language

Many of us have some degree of experience with another language, but not enough to use in the real world. Maybe you learned Spanish in high school, or maybe you took a stab at Japanese for that unexpected requirement in college. But did any of it stick? When it comes...

Top 10 Tips for Working With Interpreters

Utilize these tips when working with an accredited Techworld Language Solutions interpreter. Our veteran interpreters will provide unobtrusive, fluent, and accurate on-site simultaneous and consecutive interpretation. 1 - Look at your audience and not the interpreter....

Types of Interpretation

So you know you need an interpreter, but you never dreamed there would be so many options. Consecutive interpretation, simultaneous interpretation, whisper interpretation – what does it all mean, what’s the difference, and how do you know what you need? Don’t worry,...

Interpretation vs. Translation

 If you are in need of language services, you might find yourself overwhelmed by the number of options available to you. Although you probably know which languages you need services in, you might not know which service best suits your exact needs. Luckily, there’s an...

Ted Takes on the Streets of NYC!

I have been so busy traveling around Shanghai that I felt inspired to continue my travels and wanted to take the opportunity to learn more about my own country. So back to the U.S.A. I went! I hopped off the plane at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, where Rachel,...

What is Your Learning Style?

Did you know that speaking a second language can improve your memory and cognitive abilities? Before we get ahead of ourselves, we’ve identified the four learning styles that will help you speak a second language in no time! Some people are visual learners while...

What It’s Like to Live the Life of an Expatriate

It's been two years, and it's time to come home How can a concerned employer minimize re-entry pain for the returning expat and the family when the way things used to run has changed?  Is there any way to avoid reverse culture shock? At Techworld, we believe there is!...

Ted Travels to Shanghai, China

  Shanghai Museum of Ancient Chinese Art The past few weeks have been amazing.  Shanghai is beautiful! Chelsea brought me to the Shanghai Museum of Ancient Chinese Art housing over 120,000 pieces. It is considered one of China’s first world-class modern museums after...

How A Killer LSP Can Make Your Life Easier

LSP.  Great, you think, just what I need. Another acronym. But wait until you hear how an LSP can make your life easier. LSP stands for Language Services Provider.  An LSP can help you by translating your marketing or training materials, providing an interpreter when...

How Do You Use Loanwords?

Many of the words we use today are "loanwords", or words borrowed from other languages. It's fascinating to think that over time, some foreign words can become a part of one's language. This is due to contact with other cultures and languages. Usually, loanwords...

What Are Language Services?

In today’s global environment, you need to be sure your message gets across everywhere.  It could be a training manual or a proposal that needs to be translated into seven languages. Maybe you need an interpreter for a major press conference.  Or perhaps you’re...