foreign-language learning

Translation Service aids Courts, Hospitals

Because of Elena Tsinman, over 100 interpreters every day help non-English speaking or Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals communicate with local police, teachers, lawyers, doctors, and in various other settings. Tsinman is the owner and founder of ASIST Translation Services, which employs more than 2000 interpreters from all over the…

Foreign Language: The Key to Staving off Alzheimer’s?

It has been well established that bilingualism has positive effects on an individual’s life, but it appears that the greatest benefit of bilingualism is reserved for old age. Besides rounding out an individual’s knowledge and boosting concentration, studies have demonstrated that learning a foreign language delays the onset of Alzheimer’s.…

Found in Translation: Transforming the World and Shaping Lives

Foreign language translation touches every aspect of life. This is the message in the newly released book Found in Translation:  How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World by Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche. Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche have co-authored a work that demonstrates how translation plays an…

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