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DLS Donates Space to Host GLN Language Classes

DLS is entering its 5th semester hosting the Global Language Network (GLN), which provides inexpensive language classes for residents of the Washington Metro Area. GLN is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit... Read More

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How to Tell if Someone is Fluent in a Language?

You have been in this situation before: someone is listening to you, nodding at you with heavy eye contact, and yet they have no idea what you are saying. This happens more often than you think, especially in situations where you are speaking to someone who is not fluent in your language. To make things more difficult, you may even be fooled by things...


Adding Value through Translation Memory Alignment

We’ve spoken previously about the best reasons for a translation agency to maintain translation memories (TM’s). The value in maintaining them is certainly high, but what about those companies who didn’t use a Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) tool for their previous translations? Can these old documents be used to assist in translating...


How to Perform Content Checks on Foreign Language Translations

Translation Project Managers are often tasked with performing the final quality control check on a translated document. A single project manager may work on over 60 languages in a single calendar year, so it is obvious that the PM will work on languages outside of their expertise on a regular basis. One might think it would be difficult to provide...


In The Community

Bright and early on Saturday, May 11, DLS employees, friends, and family gathered at the National Mall in support of the 23rd annual Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure in Washington, D.C. Upon their arrival, and the donning of bright pink t-shirts, the group became “Team DLS for the Cure” and proceeded to either walk or run a 5K, (1.3 mile) route that wrapped around D.C.’s Tidal Basin.


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