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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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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...


Problems with Arabic Translation

Arabic and other right-to-left languages have a unique set of issues that can cause significant delays in the translation process. These issues can be prevented by using experienced translators, but from time to time, they can still occur. Here are some of the most common problems with Arabic Translation:


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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