The Significance of Context

Often, especially with businesses that have never used a translation agency, clients are not clear what a translator may need to generate the desired result, beyond the given text. At ASIST, we receive large documents, like manuals, where context is contained within the document itself. However, what is more commonplace is that few or zero […]

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Foreign Language: The Key to Staving off Alzheimer’s?

It has been well established that bilingualism has positive effects on an individual’s life, but it appears that the greatest benefit of bilingualism is reserved for old age. Besides rounding out an individual’s knowledge and boosting concentration, studies have demonstrated that learning a foreign language delays the onset of Alzheimer’s. An article in The Guardian […]

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