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learning multiple languages to further a career

My son is 16 years old and has big plans for his future. He plans to travel the world as a part of his future career, so he wanted to learn at least two other languages before he graduated from high school. I knew that if this was something that he really wanted to do, and that he would do it. I created this blog with the help of my son. We want others to understand how knowing multiple languages can open more doors for future careers than some other skills can. Find out about learning multiple languages right here on our blog.

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Tips On Hiring A Somali Interpreter

Any time you are planning to travel or conduct business with people who speak different languages, it is important to hire the professionals that can make your life easier. If you are in need of a Somali interpreter, it is important that you figure out the best ways to find a great professional, while also doing whatever you can to use their services effectively. With this in mind, read below and follow the points below.

Marketing Your Products in Other Languages

When you own a business online and you are a native English speaker, it may be tempting to focus exclusively on an English language audience. However, this is leaving out a sizable portion of your potential consumer base. While some consumers will use websites to machine translate your website, the translations will often lack the message that you wanted to spread to your consumer. Use Images And Symbols One way to more easily communicate to those who speak a different language is to focus more on images and symbols.

Do's And Don'ts For Successfully Utilizing A Professional Russian Translator

If your company is sending you to Russia this summer in an effort to gain new business, then it is important that you know how to effectively utilize a professional Russian translator during your business meetings. By following these do's and don'ts of interpreter etiquette, you can easily and effectively communicate with your Russian-speaking business partners: Do always look at, and speak directly to, the person you are having a conversation with.

How Hearing Counselors Can Help Deaf Patients

If you are a professional counselor, such as a mental health therapist, then you might be facing the issue of whether to treat patients or clients who are deaf. People who are deaf have the same types of mental and emotional issues as the hearing population but may have a more difficult time finding appropriate treatment because of their deafness. This article examines how hearing counselors can help their deaf patients.  ASL Study  American Sign Language, or ASL, is the primarysign language used by deaf people in the United States.

Free Family Friendly Things You Can Do In Downtown Houston, TX

Whether you are visiting Houston, TX for the first time, or if you live nearby and have never toured the downtown district, there's plenty of things to explore. The best part, is there is quite a bit to do and see all for free. See below for a list of a handful of free things to do in Houston's downtown. Discovery Green Discovery Green is a green space in the middle of downtown Houston.

Is It More Important To Learn Conversational English Or Written English?

There is a world of difference between conversational English and written English. For those learning English as a second language, this difference represents a challenge. Without both sides of the language, it becomes difficult to find work, and interact socially. The Difference between Conversational and Written English Many people think that if they know how to write it and pronounce it, then they know how to speak it. Unfortunately, this isn't true.