Medical Interpreter Training Program-Fall 2017

Medical Interpreter Training Program-Fall Schedule-2017October 7-8, October 21-22, November 4-5 (weekend schedule) Hours: 8:30 am until 5:00 pm For more information, please submit an inquiry form which can be accessed at http://www.metaphrasislcs.com/contact/ or call 815-464-1423.

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Top Five Industries Benefitting from Translation

We have been living in a digital age for a couple of decades in which global communication is more of a regularity than an anomaly now. Domestically and abroad, language and culture play a huge role in business. Communication with clients, customers and partners doesn’t have to be difficult. That’s where language services play a valuable part in the translation of important documents and...

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Language Diversity Affects EVERY Business: Whether You Know It Or Not

In order for businesses to communicate effectively with all of their employees and consumers, it is a good idea to gain thorough understanding of the current language diversity in the United States. There are more than 300 languages which are relatively common in the US, according to the 2011 American Community Survey. You can see evidence of this diversity in everything from the bilingual signs...

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Multilingual Marketing – Reach More Customers With Your Message

Your clients, customers & audiences may need you to make more effort…in language that is. When marketing, there’s a natural expectation that organizations will make an effort to understand the language & cultural differences among various customer populations, countries & cultures. Are you overlooking this important aspect of marketing?...

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When Should I Bring an Interpreter to a Meeting?

Having an interpreter at a business meeting can prove to be a huge asset when you are conducting business with international clients and business prospects. So, when is it appropriate to provide an interpreter to help you conduct business more effectively? When you’re dealing with partners or prospective customers that do not speak your language proficiently, or at all, you may find that there...

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Medical Interpreter Training Program-Summer 2017

Medical Interpreter Training Program-Summer Schedule-2017July 22-23, Aug 12-13, Aug 26-27 (weekend schedule) Hours: 8:30 am until 5:00 pm For more information, please submit an inquiry form which can be accessed at http://www.metaphrasislcs.com/contact/ or call 815-464-1423.

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Seeking Interpreters to Add to Metaphrasis Team

We Are Hiring!We are seeking language professionals to join our team. If you have the ability and passion for providing superior service in everything you do, with a smile, and are inspired by the understanding of others, then we want to hear from you! Below is the current list of specific languages we are seeking to add to our team: Italian Polish Russian Bosnian Vietnamese Greek Farsi Bulgarian...

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Tips for Speakers Working with Simultaneous Interpreters at Events & Conferences

Do you have to lead a discussion or give a speech/presentation that requires simultaneous interpretation? Public speaking with an interpreter requires a few nuances that will result in a much better experience for the presenter and the audience. Interpretation adds a new dimension to the experience. Here are a few tips to help make life easier for both you and the interpreter(s) attempting to...

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Does Your Company Speak Human?

Language and culture don’t have to divide us…Because there is a language that we all share: compassion, laughter, struggles, love, a need to belong. Even when we don’t share an understanding of words, we can connect through customs, cuisine, and creativity. “Speaking human” allows us to reap the benefits of living in a diverse society. Experiencing other cultures through food and the...

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Marketing to Hispanics

Your clients, customers and audiences may need you to make more effort…in language that is. When working internationally, there’s a natural expectation that organizations will make an effort to understand the language and cultural differences among various countries and cultures. But within the U.S., linguistic and cultural differences are often overlooked—most notably, the fast-growing U.S....

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