Beyond Words - Language Blog

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Arabic has proven to be a difficult language to test. In Western countries, the intricacies of the Arabic language are not common knowledge. The idea of a diglossia, in particular, has little context in English and other Germanic languages and Romance languages. What is meant by diglossia is the co-existence […]

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Atlanta, GA – The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) contracted ALTA Language Services, Inc. (ALTA) to develop reading and listening tests that would serve to assess proficiency on the ILR (Interagency Language Roundtable) scale, as well as to provide diagnostic feedback which will be used in recruitment, training, and other efforts.

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Do you know what goes on behind the walls of a translation agency? Before I started working at one, I did not have a clue how the industry worked. Several years ago as I was walking toward our building for an interview in translation sales, I envisioned that the office […]

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Why Beyond Words? As professionals in the language industry, words are the most basic element of every service we provide. However, in many respects, words represent just the first layer. At ALTA, our focus is on ideas. In any language, it is possible to go BEYOND WORDS to deliver a […]

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Atlanta, GA – ALTA Language Services, a full-service translation, testing, and training company, announces a teaming arrangement with Aeronautical Support Corporation, a Service Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).

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Hello! We are excited to launch Beyond Words, the ALTA Language Blog. Our team of translators, interpreters, linguists, and project managers look forward to sharing their knowledge and passion for language with you.

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