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During this day and age, language services are likely to be essential to the success of your business. With instant global communication, increased cultural diversity, and the technology easing the ability to do business across borders, translation and interpreter services are more necessary now than they may have been before.
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Annie Pagano

Annie has had a fascination with different languages and culture as far back as she can remember. She has traveled internationally extensively throughout her life and her experience has been invaluable for iTi. She has worked across all departments of the company for 8 years, including the Sales Department, Interpreting Department, and Translation Department, giving her a unique perspective on the buyer’s journey and the customer experience. She loves to step outside of her comfort zone through travel and is passionate about yoga, health, wellness, skiing & bringing people together, no matter their language or background.
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Translator Spotlight - Navajo Translator, Ty Fierce

Linguists, Translator Spotlight

Q: Please describe your cultural background (languages spoken, ethnicity etc.)

By English speaking United States application standards, I identify as a full-blooded citizen of the Navajo Nation from Northern Arizona where I grew up north of Window Rock, AZ. I speak, write, and read Navajo, English, and Spanish.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Express Love in New Languages - Video

Popular, Language

 

I love you-different languages-romantic phrases

Do you ever wonder how to say common phrases such as "I love you" in other languages around the globe? 

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Translator Spotlight - Legal Translator, Bryan R.

Linguists

 

Q: Please describe your cultural background (languages spoken, ethnicity etc.)

A: I was born and raised in Bountiful City, a suburb of Salt Lake City, Utah. Both my parents were descendants of English stock who emigrated to the United States, crossed the plains as pioneers in the 1800’s and settled in the Salt Lake Valley.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Hollywood's Most Hilarious Movie Title Translations

Translation, Culture, Language

As an American, it can be easy to forget about the impact that our culture has on other countries. Take Hollywood movies as an example and their global popularity. They may be created here in the US but they are watched and enjoyed worldwide.

This doesn't mean that they stay in English, however. The titles are translated and subtitles or voice-overs are added.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

5 Continuing Education Resources to Advance Your Interpreter Career

Linguists

Are you looking for an interpreter training program to help take your career to the next level?

Choosing a specialty can help to accelerate your interpreter career. The more skilled you become in one facet of interpreting, the more demand you will generate.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Medical Document Translation: Challenges and Benefits

Healthcare, Translation

The proper translation of medical documents is essential for providing equitable care and treatment to patients who speak a foreign language. No matter what language your patients speak; you need to be able to communicate effectively. Effective and efficient communication can be accomplished through medical interpreters and through the translation of important medical documents like patient records, service agreements, and post discharge instructions.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

How To Create An All-Inclusive Education Environment

Education

Approximately 5 million students in US schools have limited English language skills that affect their ability to successfully participate in education programs. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires that there by no discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin in the operation of any federally assisted programs.

Under this law, it is the responsibility of the schools to ensure that all students have equal access to a quality education that enables them to progress academically while learning English.

The Office for Civil Rights and the Department of Education released a memo in 1970 clarifying a broad outline of the services to be provided. The memo stated:

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Benefits of Interpreter Services in Education

Popular, Education, Interpreting

 

As the population of the United States continues to grow and diversify, the need to communicate to in multiple languages becomes more and more of a necessity. There are approximately 5 million students in US schools with limited English language skills that affect their education. Besides being a federal requirement, there are many benefits and options when it comes to interpreter services for students.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Basic Breakdown: Medical Interpreter Training & Certification

Healthcare

Welcome to our “Basic Breakdown” series where we share all our insider knowledge on the types of language services and solutions possible for a variety of industries. Our goal is to help alleviate confusion between the many options offered by LSC’s to help arm you with the knowledge YOU need to make the best decisions for your organization.

You may be wondering:

  • Why should I become a certified medical interpreter?
  • Is a 40-hour medical interpreter training really necessary?

We're here to answer with a resounding YES.

Here's why:

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

5 Ways To Maximize Your Translation Budget

Translation

We’ve heard it time and time again. It’s the most classic business dilemma:

We need to lower costs!

Yet, as management pressures you to cut costs, it seems that volume continues to increase. And of course, you can never sacrifice quality.

Like we said: Dilemma. Right?

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano