Lost Words

The English language is losing words left and right. We cannot ictuate enough just how tristifical this is for all of us who love words! That’s not to say the size of the language as a whole is shrinking; people are always inventing new words (see our post from earlier this week about the 2010 […]

Benefits of Learning a New Language

There are so many good reasons to learn a new language! It helps improve your knowledge of basic grammar, other cultures, and can open the doors to traveling to new and exciting places with people you otherwise might never have met But many more benefits of learning a second, third, or fourth language often go […]

A Rising Need for Medical Interpreters

The LA Times is picking up on an idea that Affordable Language Services have been keen on for while now: medical interpreters can make a big difference in the care a patient receives! Image Courtesy: Mel Melcon, LA Times Understanding what your doctor is saying can be difficult enough in your native language… but imagine […]

Conversational Spanish Class Graduates

Affordable Language Services opened a language school this year for students age 6+. We’ve already graduated several students and we wanted to share a photo from ‘graduation day’ for two students who completed our Conversational Spanish course. These two completed our 20-hour Conversational Spanish Course. They now are ready to go to a Spanish-speaking country, […]

No Child Left Behind

Are you meeting Federal mandates? The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and Title III mandates that education facilities must “meet the educational needs of…limited English proficient children” and “promote parental and community participation in language instruction educational programs for the parents and communities of limited English proficient children.” Affordable Language Services offers On-site […]