Tag: United States

Marketing to the U.S.

Marketing to the U.S.

[ 0 ] October 24, 2016 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Talk of international marketing and localization tends to focus on U.S. companies trying to gain traction in other countries, which in and of itself is a complicated process. But what about those companies from outside the U.S. that want to become household names in our country? This is an even more complex […]

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Top 10 Indigenous Languages of the U.S.

Top 10 Indigenous Languages of the U.S.

[ 0 ] August 10, 2015 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan As a country of immigrants, it’s no wonder that there are over 300 different languages spoken in the U.S. today. Over half of those languages, however, are indigenous languages spoken by members of the different Native American tribes found in the U.S. If you think about it, every other language spoken in […]

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The French Creole Language of Louisiana

The French Creole Language of Louisiana

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Louisiana has always been a fascinating area of the U.S. in terms of culture, heritage and people. It is the ultimate melting pot, mixing Native American, French, Spanish, and African influences to create something new and unique. This uniqueness is beautifully expressed in the music, food, and art that the people of […]

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The Yavapai Voice: A Struggle for Distinction

The Yavapai Voice: A Struggle for Distinction

[ 0 ] January 1, 2014 |

Newcomers to the northwestern Arizona highlands are surprised by a smattering of snow that comes to interrupt the usual stifling dryness. Amid this dryness, dozens of Indian bands or scattered tribes are regrouped in reservations. The focus here is the Yavapai “people of the sun” who reside in Camp Verde, Clarkdale, and other locations belonging […]

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Endangered Nez Perce, a Native American Language

Endangered Nez Perce, a Native American Language

[ 0 ] December 14, 2013 |

If anyone has seen a documentary or Animal Planet episode about grizzlies bears, they can imagine the backdrop. The Ursus arctos comes to feed at crystal-clear rapids surrounded by tall and densely standing pines. The bears reach their claws into the water for fresh salmon and tear their prey apart on the boulders skewed around […]

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AOT Translator Spotlight: Linda G.

AOT Translator Spotlight: Linda G.

[ 0 ] March 12, 2013 |

Linda G. was born in Paris, France and has lived in New Jersey for almost 15 years. She graduated from Universite Paris XIII (Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Languages Studies) and Seton Hall University (Masters in Diplomacy and International Relations). Linda speaks English, French, Spanish, and a little bit of Haitian Creole. She has been translating […]

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Louisiana Languages

Louisiana Languages

Louisiana may be considered as a unique example of multicultural and multi-language coexistence. The extraordinary interaction occurred between dialects deserves, among US States, the name of “exotic sister”. To explain such a peculiarity we must remount to Louisiana’s historical background as well as geographical and economical aspects: a strategic position, touched by the Mississippi River […]

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Medical Interpreters in the United States

Medical Interpreters in the United States

Can you imagine having a severe medical emergency and not being able to communicate with or understand the physician treating you? Fortunately, there is a solution to this frequent conundrum: Medical interpretation services. Medical interpreters are also known as “healthcare interpreters”. They facilitate communications between health care providers and their patients with Limited English Proficiency. […]

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