One often-overlooked part of the translation process, from a client standpoint, is the stage in which the translator asks questions and requests feedback from the client. This stage of the process is called the “question and feedback cycle” and it’s more important than you think.
BridgeLanguages encourages students to keep learning outside the classroom with our regular conversation Social Clubs at locations throughout Denver. Open to everyone, these Meetup groups give you a chance to practice what you’re learning (with the guidance of a teacher), as well as make new friends and get to know new places in Denver.
Foreign language teachers at Bridge bring a variety of experiences to the classroom. Russian teacher, Ekaterina, is no exception. She herself has learned multiple foreign languages, including Korean, which she mastered while studying abroad in Seoul and earning her Master’s in East Asian Studies.
Katya Kuhns, Russian teacher at BridgeLanguages in Denver, understands what it takes to learn a foreign language. That’s because she is not only an instructor, but has also spent time on the other side of the desk, studying English, Korean, and now Spanish. She’s got answers for the most common excuses she’s heard about learning a foreign language.
Do you have an upcoming meeting or presentation with a foreign language audience involved? If so, interpreters are a key part of your planning process, since the interpreter will be the voice of your organization. Start your event planning early to make sure your upcoming event, with interpretation, is a seamless experience for you and your diverse attendees.
Jannette, who is a beginner taking Spanish classes at Bridge in downtown Denver, plans to use her new language skills for future travel to Latin America, including Panama, Chile and maybe Argentina. Her main goal is to become as fluent as she can, so she can communicate with the people she meets and immerse herself in an exciting new culture.
So you’ve decided to finally take those foreign language classes you’ve always thought about—that’s exciting! Language classes provide an essential foundation when it comes to learning the grammar and usage of a new language. To really accelerate your learning, however, you’ll want to continue practicing what you’ve learned after class is over, and we’ve got 7 practical suggestions help you start doing that right now.
Some of the students at BridgeLanguages are learning a foreign language just for fun, and others, like John, have career goals in mind, too. John talked to us recently about how his private German classes at Bridge are part of his future plans to work abroad in Europe.
For the success of any business project, a well-planned strategy is key. If your company is looking for ways to expand its marketing, sales and communication efforts to a wider language audience, you’ll need a solid, proactive language strategy to make it happen.
The process of document translations involves more than simply interpreting words on a page from one language to another. At BridgeLanguages, translation involves a thorough, 4-step process that starts with initial document review and ends with accuracy checks and final delivery. Learn exactly what happens as we mange your translation project from start to finish at Bridge.