Multi-Languages Corporation
Quality • Care • Prestige
Because We Care
August, 2015
Newsletter # 3
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"An exact translation of the memo seems to show that Saudi Arabia made plans to meet with Russian officials and try to persuade them from halting its support for the regime.

 
"A BBC documentary has substituted the word “Israelis” for "Jews" in its translation of interviews with Palestinians."
Community Interpreters
Get Accredited!
 
The Ontario Council on Community Interpreting (OCCI) in collaboration with the Association of Professional Language Interpreters (APLI) is receiving applications from interpreters interested in obtaining the credential of “Accredited Community Interpreter (ACI).” 
 
The title of Accredited Community Interpreter (ACI) will be the credential to look for when hiring an interpreter in the legal, healthcare, social services, education and private sectors

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Multi-Languages support to Accredited Community Interpreters (ACI)
 
Because we are committed to provide the highest quality services and only retain top talent, Multi-Languages has adopted and endorsed the National Standards and the LITP since the very beginning and fully supports the newly established accreditation. 
 
Multi-Languages had the privilege of being involved in the process of creating the ACI. We strongly believe it is one of the best interpreter accreditation structures we have seen. 
 
Our support of the new ACI credential includes:
  • An additional point within our tier-level system to  interpreters with ACI credentials
  • Preferential booking for interpreters with ACI credentials
  • Preferential rate for interpreters with ACI credentials
  • Subsidy of 25% of the ACI application fee to the first 15 of our interpreters who obtain ACI
  • Raffle of $100 cash among our interpreters who obtain ACI by October 31, 2015
Supporting ACI is not an expense, it is an investment! 

We ask all interpreters to consider obtaining the accreditation as soon as possible. The ACI credential will bring several benefits to interpreters, clients, Interpreting Service Providers and more importantly, to those members of our society who need interpreting services. 
 
ACI will be mandatory criteria in the future. 
Empowerment Tips 
 
What are the benefits of hugging?  
  • Builds trust and safety
  • Improves communication 
  • Lowers heart rate
  • Increases oxytocin levels
  • Decreases negative emotions such as loneliness
  • Stimulates serotonin
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Lowers worry and anxiety
  • Enhances the immune system
  • Boosts self-esteem
  • Reduces our fears 
  • Relaxes the muscles
  • Improves our mood
  • Helps us to be present
  • Teaches us how to give and receive
  • Builds empathy
Note: Health or Empowerment tips were compiled by Lola Bendana. These tips are for educational purposes only and are in no way intended to diagnose, cure, or treat any health condition. It does not constitute medical advice or any other professional advice. Always consult with your physician first. Visit our weekly newsletter for more health tips
 
Mark your calendars for the Multi-Languages Annual Conference!
 
When: Saturday, November 21, 2015
Where: University of Toronto
Registration is now open for:
  • Active translators and interpreters working with us
  • Active clients
  • Members of the Board of Directors of translators and interpreters associations
Registration will open for the general public on October 1, 2015 (Provided there is availability), in the meantime, you can add your name to our waiting list.
  
"Cambodian psychologists have long lamented a lack of agreed Khmer translations for abstract concepts. Sometimes when Cambodians are unable to express themselves, they might say they are dam-douem-kor (planting a kapok tree); if they are depressed, they will often use the phrase thelea-tdeuk-ceut (the water in my heart has fallen); and if they are feeling anxious, they may describe it as khyal goeu (wind overload, to explain their shortness of breath)
A lack of accurate translation has been particularly problematic during the trials. There is a project to standardize psychosocial terminology.
 
What does being bilingual really do?
1. It changes the structure of your brain.
2. It strengthens your brain's abilities.
3. It can help delay Alzheimer's and dementia by as much as four or five years.
4. There's a theory that children who are bilingual get to be emotionally bilingual.
Speaking more than one language turns our brains into powerhouses, and it makes our children more emotionally intelligent!
Summer Raffle Winners! 
 
Thank you for submitting your testimonial and/or Google Reviews
 
The winners for the free raffle are:
  1. John Zhang1 ticket to the event "The Power of Success"
  2. Massi Abdollahian Book: Forgive For Good by Frederic Luskin
  3.  Dikra Abood CD by Brian Tracy on 21 Millionaire Secrets 
  
Multi-Languages in collaboration with The Toronto Power Group is organizing a group to see 7 dynamic Speakers in Toronto at "The Power of Success" event.

Tony Robbins, Les Brown, Bob Proctor, Barbara De Angelis, Joe Polish, Dean Graziosi and Daryl King

Date: September 16, 2015
8:00 am - 5:30 pm

You can register as part of our group at a discounted price and for preferential group seating
PROMO CODE: MLC1000
 
"Interpreters have played a key role in war and peace throughout the ages."
Who do you need to contact at Multi-Languages?

Lola Bendana

Director Ext.222

Ann Menoudakis
Interpretation Ext.223

Mariolga Urdaneta
Translation/Revision/Braille Ext.224

Kevin Gonsalves
Desktop Publishing (DTP)/Audio/Video/Transcription Ext.226

Sergio E. Bendana
Business Development/Accounting
Ext.227
Content from non-profit associations

We are glad to support the work of non-profit associations working towards the improvement of the translation and interpreting field. If you have events or news to share, we will be happy to publish them at no cost.
Inspiration
Our Quality Guarantee

Multi-Languages is committed to providing its clients with outstanding translation and interpretation services. We do extensive amount of work to ensure that the translations and interpretations that we deliver are of the highest quality. We are so confident in the high quality services we provide, that we offer a unique “Outstanding Quality Guarantee." If for any reason, you feel our services have not met our guarantee of highest quality, please contact us right away and we will make it right for you.

Contact us for details
Certifications
 
     
Translation
We are Certified by the Canadian Standards for Translation Services (Canadian General Standards Board approved by the Standards Council of Canada) CAN CGSB  131.10-2008 and by the ISO 17100 Certification granted by the Austrian Standards Institute and the Language Industry Certification System (LICS). We have been certified under the European Standards (EN15038) since 2007, and now the EN has been replaced by ISO 17100
 
Interpreting 
We fully abide and are certified under the National Standard Guide for Community Interpreting Services – NSGCIS
For details on certification, please visit our site

Accreditation





Multi-Languages is the first translation and interpreting agency in Toronto to obtain accreditation by the Better Business Bureau!

  • Build Trust
  • Advertise Honestly 
  • Tell the Truth 
  • Be Transparent 
  • Honor Promises 
  • Be Responsive
  • Safeguard Privacy
  • Embody Integrity

Better Business Bureau Vision
"An ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other." 

Multi-Languages has been accredited with the BBB as of October 2013

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