For global companies with multilingual staff members, corporate communications present unique linguistic challenges–particularly when translating materials related to workplace culture and personnel matters. The thorough, collaborative process of transcreation ensures consistency, clarity and proper cultural assimilation of corporate messaging. One of our recent projects demonstrates the efficiency and efficacy of our unique transcreation method when … Continued
We’ve been spoiled by technology (and don’t we love it). Technological advancements, particularly those over the last 10 years or so, have fundamentally changed our ability to connect quickly with the resources, people and services we need in nearly any industry. Even services like interpretation, that used to rely on advanced planning for in-person interactions, … Continued
Quick: Tell me everything that makes you unique, and why I should care. That’s a tall order in any context. Introduce a language or cultural barrier between the speaker and the listener, and the challenge increases exponentially. In the international business realm, all too often marketing teams spend months developing comprehensive brand campaigns to share … Continued
MLS’s role in providing Advanced French instruction was featured in the spring ’17 AFCLC “Connection” newsletter. The intensive French training included cultural instruction as well as translation and interpretation skills practice to enhance student proficiency. Following classes at MLS HQ in Maryland, the Air Force participant joined a Mobile Training Team overseas, providing linguistic support … Continued
MLS will provide English language training (ELT) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia under a 3-year task on the Air Combat Command Contracted Advisory and Assistance Services IV vehicle. The ELT Air Force Security Assistance Training initiative supports US Government Security Cooperation Goals and utilizes Defense Language Institute English Language Center courseware and methodologies.
MLS Project Manager, Mei-June Lee, will present on “Communication Strategies to Build Positive Business Relationships” at Meet Hawaii’s upcoming luncheon for scientific organizations working in the Pacific Rim. Hosted by Meet Hawaii: The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau on October 6 in Washington, DC, the event will showcase Hawaii as an ideal location for International … Continued
MLS will provide foreign language training and curriculum development support on the Language, Regional Expertise and Culture (LREC) contract at Bolling AFB in Washington, DC. The 5-year DoD contract includes LREC requirements ranging from basic acquisition to advanced level instruction.
The Internet Marketing Association (IMA) has invited MLS Vice President Shane Reppert to present on how targeted multilingual communication strategies can enhance global marketing initiatives at the IMPACT14 conference. MLS will be a corporate sponsor and partner at the IMA IMPACT14 event held at the acclaimed Aria Convention Center in the CityCenter complex in Las … Continued
In support of the humanitarian mission Pacific Partnership 2015, the US Navy has selected MLS to provide Vietnamese cultural training and language familiarization onboard the USNS Mercy in the Philippines. MLS’s instructor will conduct training for ship personnel during the month of August prior to arriving in Vietnam. Launched following the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, … Continued
MLS donated program planning, onsite management and customized course design services to the 2014 Clinton International Summer School: Building Economic Prosperity in Post-Conflict Society. Held at the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s University in Belfast, the International Summer School brings together accomplished university students from underserved areas around the world to promote entrepreneurship, … Continued