Many English words commonly in use today are based on German historical figures or folklore, or on philosophical or cultural concepts created by German artists and politicians. Here is a sampling of English words derived from German, as well as their origin.
United Language Group is more than just a company for us, it’s a team and a community. The people who make up ULG, make it possible for us to transform language barriers into opportunities. This week get to know our Director of Operations, Evelyn Toro, a little better.
As 2018 draws to a close, it’s time to look forward at 2019. The language services industry is always changing, so what will the new year bring? These are our top four translation trends to look for in 2019.
Even in times and places in which women were discouraged from pursuing both education and careers, some women persisted and used their linguistic skills to make their marks as translators and interpreters.
Although ISO’s goal is to encourage uniformity in systems and products, some of the items that ISO covers may surprise you. Here’s a brief overview of how ISO standards are used to improve the user experience.
Every year on February 21, UNESCO observes International Mother Language Day. In celebration, here are five intriguing facts about International Mother Language Day, its history and how it’s celebrated.
Some cultures have Valentine’s Day traditions that predate hearts and flowers. Other cultures have imported the celebration of Valentine’s Day and then put their own spin on it. Here’s a quick look at what Valentine’s Day means around the world.
The Notified Bodies responsible for pre- and post-market surveillance must adjust to new rules of the MDR. Here’s a brief overview of how Notified Bodies factor into EU legislation, and how the responsibilities and processes of these important authorities are changing under MDR.
In addition to making day-to-day life easier (“Alexa, turn the lights on!”), industries such as healthcare have been relying on these types of devices to collect patient information faster and more accurately than ever before. But with great power comes great responsibility, especially when it comes to protecting sensitive data.