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"Equal Goes it Loose" Versus "It's Starting!"

Translators USA matches connotation and denotation to create more accurate translationsWords have meanings … and some have multiple definitions. So when you think about the challenges associated with learning another language, one of the first that comes to mind is the daunting task of associating meanings with thousands of unfamiliar sounds. Yet if memorization was all there was to fluently speaking a foreign language, the sk...
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Symmetric and Asymmetric Language Regimes

Translators USA clients can choose between different types of interpreting services including simultaneous, consecutive, whisper and over-the-phone interpreting. Our interpreters are skilled and experienced enough to handle any kind of situation, venue and virtually any kind of language combination and subject. With a nationwide database of over 1,...
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Signal-to-Noise Ratio Explained

The role of sound clarity in quality of interpreting services has been the subject of many Translators USA blogs because it is one of the key "ingredients" for success of bilingual and multilingual events. A number of factors can affect sound quality other than the interpreting equipment including poor installation and improper selection of the int...
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Relay Interpreting – What Is It, When Is It Used and Why?

Skilled, knowledgeable and experienced interpreters form the core of Translators USA interpreting services. The success of multilingual events involving our interpreters, however, also depends greatly on our clients making well-informed decisions. We always respect our clients' choices and always do our best to meet their expectations. But we stron...
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Planning Your Multilingual Event – The Venue

Translators USA doesn't only provide interpreting services and interpreting equipment. We also offer assistance in planning multilingual events. Our goal is to help our clients turn their events into a success and make the best choice possible with respect to both their specific needs and budget. Many things need to be taken into account when plan...
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Planning Your Multilingual Event – How Much in Advance to Book Interpreters

With a nationwide database of over 1,000 interpreters, Translators USA can provide interpreting services at just about any location in the United States on a short notice. However, we don't recommend our clients to wait until the last minute. Our interpreters are highly trained, experienced and professional, and can adjust to any given situation. B...
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Planning Your Multilingual Event – How Many Interpreters

In addition to providing interpreting services for all kinds of multilingual events, we at Translators USA are also happy to help our clients make the necessary plans and arrangements to turn their conference, business meeting, convention or any other event requiring interpretation into a success. Working in the interpreting industry for many years...
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Laws on ASL Interpreting

Translators USA doesn't only help its clients establish an effective communication with hearing-impaired individuals but it also helps its clients comply with the legal requirements, more specifically with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Passed by the U.S. Congress in 1990, the ADA requires that no individual is denied or restricted acce...
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Interpreting Nonverbal Language

Translators USA interpreters don't only seek to interpret words. They seek to interpret the communicated message which, however, also includes a number of nonverbal cues. According to some studies, nonverbal elements such as facial expressions and gestures account for over 90 percent of communication. In order to be able to provide a bridge between...
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Interpreters for Business Meetings

Having helped hundreds of businesses break language barriers in meetings with their international clients/business partners, we at Translators USA understand that interpretation involves much more than just facilitating communication. Our interpreters also help our business clients overcome cultural differences and provide an advice on proper etiqu...
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Interpreters' Confidentiality

Translators USA language specialists often interpret conversations of highly confidential nature. We thus fully understand the concerns of businesses and individuals in regard to interpreters' confidentiality as an eventual indiscretion of the interpreter can cause a major damage in both their personal and professional lives. But our clients can re...
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Interpreter's Neutrality and Impartiality are Mandatory

Translators USA interpreters are professionals who strictly follow the interpreters' code of ethics which among other also requires from them to maintain neutrality and impartiality at all times. Even though most clients take interpreters' neutrality and impartiality for granted, in reality, interpreters often find themselves in situations in which...
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Hiring Interpreters – The Price Factor

While striving to provide the highest quality interpreting services, Translators USA also strives to provide the best pricing possible. We are aware that our clients are not seeking for the lowest rates possible because they don't want to pay but because they have to. Holding a multilingual event is quite expensive, especially if you have to hire a...
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Hiring Interpreters – Questions To Ask and Factors To Pay Attention To

We at Translators USA understand the importance of working with the right interpreter(s). After all, if you want your event to succeed, you need an interpreter or a team of interpreters who can handle their task successfully. Obviously, a question occurs how can you tell who is up to the task and who isn't? Selecting the right interpreter(s) can be...
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Common Myths About Interpreting

We at Translators USA strongly believe that well informed clients making well informed decisions are just as important as professional, knowledgeable and experienced team of interpreters. We have therefore decided to clear out some of the most common myths about interpreting which include:   The majority of interpreters work for the UN Th...
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Breaking the Myths About Interpreting – One Language, One Interpreter

For Translators USA, clients' needs and wishes always come first. But while we always respect our clients' wishes and if necessary, go an extra mile to accommodate their needs perfectly, we also feel obliged to recommend them to reconsider their choices if these can affect the outcome of their event. From our experience, many event planners are und...
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Breaking the Myths About Interpreting – Interpreters Will Take Care of the Equipment

Translators USA interpreters are happy to provide advice on anything related to interpreting equipment. With years of experience in providing the highest quality interpreting services, they have gained a lot of experience with interpreting equipment as well. However, it is not interpreters' responsibility to take care of the equipment. Their job is...
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