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  • Language Makes International Medical Cooperation Possible

    Language Makes International Medical Cooperation Possible

    Just as in every other facet of our lives, medicine has become more connected internationally. Healthcare workers of previous generations who may have only collaborated at conferences have given...

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  • The Imperative for Spanish in Healthcare

    The Imperative for Spanish in Healthcare

    Of the U.S. residents who are finding themselves able to access healthcare for the first time under the Affordable Care Act, a considerable percentage speak Spanish at home–10.2 million...

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  • The Most Powerful Language in the World: English

    The Most Powerful Language in the World: English

    English adds to global success.  We are unlikely to be surprised when we learn that a company is now doing business globally, or here in the United States for the first time. Technology, markets,...

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  • [Guide] 5 Steps to Successful Language Training

    [Guide] 5 Steps to Successful Language Training

    We recently teamed up with our friends at Forbes Insights to conduct a survey of more than 200 executives around the world about the current language needs in enterprise and what companies are...

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  • The 2nd Most Powerful Language in the World: Mandarin

    The 2nd Most Powerful Language in the World: Mandarin

    Mandarin opens doors in China.  Closing in on one billion native speakers, Mandarin is #2 on the list of the world’s 10 most powerful languages. Taking into account China’s giant economy, the...

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  • The 3rd Most Powerful Language in the World: French

    The 3rd Most Powerful Language in the World: French

    Putting a French accent on business.  How can the #3 language in our countdown of the world’s 10 most powerful languages contribute to your global business success? If your partners are located in...

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  • The 4th Most Powerful Language in the World: Spanish

    The 4th Most Powerful Language in the World: Spanish

    Knowing Spanish helps grow business.  For many, separating personal and business lives is routine. However, in Mexico, business colleagues often blend the two. There is a high expectation of...

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  • The 5th Most Powerful Language in the World: Arabic

    The 5th Most Powerful Language in the World: Arabic

    You Say Giraffe, I Say Zarafa A word in one language that sounds similar in another language is often a loanword. Its journey can pass through several languages, further modifying the...

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  • The 6th Most Powerful Language in the World: Russian

    The 6th Most Powerful Language in the World: Russian

    Even Astronauts Learn Russian Today our series spotlight shines on Russian, #6 on the list of the world’s ten most powerful languages. English is often called the international language of...

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  • The 7th Most Powerful Language in the World: German

    The 7th Most Powerful Language in the World: German

    German: A Key Language In The European Union We’re glad you’ve joined us as we continue our countdown journey of the world’s ten most powerful languages. This week we focus on the #7 language on...

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  • The 8th Most Powerful Language in the World: Japanese

    The 8th Most Powerful Language in the World: Japanese

    In feudal Japan, a samurai warrior would yell Mi no hodo o shire! or know your place! when someone did not act according to custom. Failing to show proper respect could result in severe...

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  • The 9th Most Powerful Language in the World: Portuguese

    The 9th Most Powerful Language in the World: Portuguese

    Language was a major export of countries that once colonized territories around the globe. Over the centuries, many of those territories became independent nations that embraced those languages....

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  • The 10th Most Powerful Language in the World: Hindi

    The 10th Most Powerful Language in the World: Hindi

    Transliterating a word or phrase in one language means we have represented or spelled them in another language. Let’s look at a typical expression. When someone in your organization often fails to...

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  • Speaking the Most Powerful Languages in the World

    Speaking the Most Powerful Languages in the World

    It is no surprise that we are passionate about language learning. We believe knowing a language broadens horizons and opens new doors to brand new people, ideas, and experiences. When you speak...

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  • [Infographic] The Formula for Language-Learning Success

    [Infographic] The Formula for Language-Learning Success

    Balancing all the elements of a global business isn’t easy, and a key element in the equation is communication. If your employees can’t communicate with their peers (or worse their customers) your...

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  • [NEW eBook] The Pros and Cons of an English-Only Workplace

    [NEW eBook] The Pros and Cons of an English-Only Workplace

    Using English – the most popular language for business worldwide – as your lingua franca may seem like a great way to streamline processes and ease communications between employees. There are...

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  • [ROI Calculator] How Much Is Language Training Worth?

    [ROI Calculator] How Much Is Language Training Worth?

    We’re often asked by customers and prospects alike about how they can calculate the return on investment they are seeing from language training. It can be tricky. Although you have a feeling that...

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  • The Rise of the Micro-Multinational

    The Rise of the Micro-Multinational

    The misperception that multinational businesses are only huge conglomerates with offices around the world persists, but is becoming less and less accurate. Instead, so-called...

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  • Exclusive Product Sneak Peek: Rosetta Stone® Catalyst™

    Exclusive Product Sneak Peek: Rosetta Stone® Catalyst™

    By Kelly Vaast, Sr. Manager of Product Development – In the world of product development, we spend months – sometimes years – designing, developing, and testing new products. We spend thousands of...

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  • Rosetta Stone Catalyst Meets Wall Street

    Rosetta Stone Catalyst Meets Wall Street

    By Shari Hofer, VP of Marketing, Enterprise and Education, at Rosetta Stone – Roots of The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stretch back to 1792 when 24 brokers signed the Buttonwood Agreement on...

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