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DLS Chooses Fisher House for our Annual Holiday Giving

What can be said about Fisher House that hasn’t been said before? This is easily one of the most respected charity organizations for veterans, with over 25 years of service helping veterans families or... Read More

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Which Language Learning Tool is Right for Me?

There are many online resources available for use in language learning. Whether it be in a classroom or independently, language learning technology resources are available for all types of students, learning styles and settings. However, with so many options available, the choices can be overwhelming for students. It is important, when choosing an app,...


Working as a Translator

Dudley Hagen currently works at DLS as a Language Training Supervisor but one of his favorite previous jobs was working as a full-time translator. He shares some of his experience with us in the following interview. 1) How many years did you work as a translator? Which languages? I worked for seven years as a translator from Russian to English. That was...


Better to learn Simplified or Traditional Chinese Characters?

The answer really depends on where you will be traveling to --- the Simplified Chinese characters are used in Mainland China and Singapore while Traditional Chinese characters are used in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and by most overseas Chinese. Learners are often intimidated by how complicated traditional Chinese characters look, but they...


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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