Experienced Spanish-to-English translator, Paola, tells us a bit about herself and offers professional advice on why translators are necessary, and how you can get the very best result for your projects.
If you need to have document translated, you probably know that the first step is to find the right company to provide this service. What you may be unsure of, however, is whether you should order a standard or “certified” translation. What’s the difference, and which one do you need? Learn more about certified translations.
No two languages are the same, and there are often fascinating differences between them. We promise you haven’t heard some of these little-known, interesting facts about languages around the world!
Luigina is an Italian teacher at Bridge, and has been in the field of language instruction for a number of years. She shares her insights into best ways to learn a language, how to deal with challenges in class, and tips to keep on learning when class is over.
Have you ever been interested in learning a certain language, but never had the chance to really study it? One of our students in Denver, Colleen, is learning French again, 10 years after first studying it in school! Read about Colleen’s experience here, and remember now is the time to learn a new language.
Spanish is the second most widely spoken language around the world, so it’s understandable that the language varies throughout Spanish-speaking countries. While every country speaks Spanish a little differently, there are some common differences between how it is spoken in Latin America vs. in Europe. If you’re looking to learn Spanish, it’s good to be aware of these differences between the dialects!
As adults, we may wonder if it’s still possible to learn new things – such as a foreign language– or if it will simply be too difficult to be worth the effort! However, it might surprise you to learn that research actually shows adults have certain advantages over young language learners when it comes to mastering a second language! Furthermore, learning a foreign language can even benefit the brain of adult learners, keeping the brain healthy longer.
Between the obligations of jobs, family, and just getting through life as we know it, it can sometimes seem impossible to carve out any extra time to learn that second language you’ve always wanted to master. Yet there are ways to fit language learning into even the craziest schedule (yes yours), and to have a […]
If you are hosting a meeting, conference, visit, or other event that will involve multiple languages you will need an interpreter to help communication run smoothly. Yet there are different types of interpretation services. Which one do you need? The main two types of interpretation are simultaneous (SI) and consecutive (CI). Here’s a quick breakdown […]
You’ve decided to study Portuguese but you’re stuck between two options: Brazilian Portuguese? Or European Portuguese? There are vast differences between the two: the languages differ in pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary, and the cultures are unique. Some people say that the Portuguese and Brazilians can even have difficulty understanding each other! This may be an […]