How Kids Can Benefit from Learning a Foreign Language

Metaphrasis CEO Elizabeth Colón recently visited Washington, DC as part of Language Advocacy Day, to bring attention to the growing problem of language programs being eliminated from schools in our country, and to try to help bring about a solution.   Nationwide, colleges and universities are cutting their foreign language departments, and only 1 in 5 students in grades K-12 are taught a...

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Meet the Metaphrasis CEO and Learn Why Her Company is So Successful

Metaphrasis Language & Cultural Solutions, LLC, an award-winning interpreting and translation company, was founded by Elizabeth Colón on the basis of providing a solution to people who struggle with language barriers in their daily life. Driven by personal experience, she has created a business dedicated to building solid partner relationships with organizations in order to enrich the lives...

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What Are The Benefits of Becoming an Interpreter?

The essential role of an interpreter is to translate spoken content or information from one language to another.  If you are fluent in more than one language, you might consider entering this growing field, as there are many benefits to enjoy in this line of work.   Growth Potential As our culture continues to become more diverse and business becomes more globalized, businesses have realized...

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The Importance of Medical Interpreters in Healthcare

In a healthcare setting, it is vitally important that a doctor is able to effectively communicate with his or her patients.  When a patient has limited English-speaking abilities, it makes it very difficult for a doctor to provide the best possible care.  The services of a medical interpreter can help open the lines of communication and ensure that patients receive the care they are entitled to....

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