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Self-Assessment For Interpreters & Communications Professionals

Marisol Varela, an Spanish language interpreter and one of CLI’s quality assurance specialists, writes about self-assessment Contrary to popular belief, it takes more than being bilingual to effectively bridge a language gap between two people. Interpreters must also be good listeners, have the ability to code switch effectively, and have a cultural understanding of the

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What’s The Difference Between an Interpreter and a Translator?

Interpreters and Translators Work Together Did you recently find out there’s a difference between an interpreter and a translator? Perhaps you didn’t even know there was even such a profession as interpreting. Maybe you got scolded by an interpreter you mistakenly called a translator. You’re not alone and you’ve come to the right place. Interpreters

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Certified Languages International Named to 2016 Inc. 5000 List

Portland, Ore.-based Language Services Company Places 3,768th Nationally and 49th Oregon-wide PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 24, 2016) – Certified Languages International (CLI) announces it has been named to the Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. The Portland, Ore. company provides over-the-phone interpreting, video remote interpreting and document translation, and

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CLI Partners with Bluestream Health to Deliver Telemedicine in any Language

Certified Languages International Partners with Bluestream Health to Deliver Telemedicine in Any Language Portland, Ore.-based company expands suite of offerings to include video remote interpreting and professional telehealth services PORTLAND, Ore. (May , 2016) – Certified Languages International (CLI), a full-service language company, announces their new partnership with Bluestream Health to provide video remote interpreting

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LEP Data Brief From The Migration Policy Institute

The LEP Data Brief from the Migration Policy Institute contains information on the number, share, growth and linguistic diversity of limited English proficient individuals in the United States. This data is useful to any business or organization that is marketing and/or serving clients in the United States. In the day and age when we live

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Certified Languages International to Sponsor and Exhibit at CHIA’s 2015 Healthcare Interpreting Conference

Certified Languages International to Sponsor and Exhibit at CHIA’s 2015 Healthcare Interpreting Conference CLI to support vital interpreting association through conference sponsorship PORTLAND, Ore. (March 5, 2015) – Certified Languages International (CLI), a Portland, Ore.-based full-service language company, is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring and exhibiting at California Healthcare Interpreting Association (CHIA)’s

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Certified Languages International Study Shows Nationwide Shift in Non-English Speaking Population

Certified Languages International Study Shows Nationwide Shift In Non-English Speaking Population Portland, Ore.-based language services company measures most frequently spoken languages PORTLAND, Ore. (February 3, 2015) – A recent study conducted by Certified Languages International (CLI) found shifts in the non-English languages spoken throughout the nation, including the growth of Arabic and Chinese Cantonese. “Assessing

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