Business Language Services Languages of America [INFOGRAPHIC]
Business Language Services Languages of America [INFOGRAPHIC]

Languages of America [INFOGRAPHIC] – An infographic by the team at Business Language Services Embed Languages of America [INFOGRAPHIC] on Your Site: Copy and Paste the Code Below Languages of America [INFOGRAPHIC] – An infographic by the team at Business Language Services

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Business Language Services The Cottages - our historical offices
Business Language Services The Cottages - our historical offices

It’s now almost three years since we moved to our current premises in Cardiff’s city centre in March 2010. We are still delighted to have a presence in the Welsh capital, and have been investigating the history of our new surroundings… BLS occupies the entire length of The Cottages in Jones Court off Womanby Street. […]

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Business Language Services 8 Myths about the Welsh Language
Business Language Services 8 Myths about the Welsh Language

1. Welsh has no vowels I was once offered a Polish keyboard – after all with all those consonants in my name I could only be Polish, right? The truth is that Welsh has two more vowels than English – ‘y’ and ‘w’ and, of course, the double-letter digraphs count as one because they make […]

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Celebrity Polyglots

Celebrities are famous for being highly skilled at what they do – whether it’s acting, singing or modelling. Some, though, have hidden talents that not many people know about. We are of course talking about knowledge of other languages. Perhaps this is part of what helped them stand out from the crowd when they were […]

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Business Language Services Welsh is a beautiful and poetic language waiting to be rediscovered
Business Language Services Welsh is a beautiful and poetic language waiting to be rediscovered

The number of Welsh speakers started to decline just past the middle of the 19th century. Although the language is enjoying a resurgence, it is still not enough to fully revive this beautiful language. In 2006, there were about 57 per cent of the population in Wales who spoke the Welsh language to a fluent […]

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Why do more women than men study foreign languages?

Male students are outnumbered by female students in most subjects at most UK universities. But when it comes to language learning, the statistics are worse than most. In 2013, of all UK university languages students, 69% were female (19,775) and 31% were male (8,935). A much debated topic, there are many theories for the reason […]

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Business Language Services The Languages of Cardiff
Business Language Services The Languages of Cardiff

The results of the replies to the 2011 Census question ‘What is your main language?’ were released recently. The table below contains information found on the website of the Office of National Statistics. Across England and Wales, Polish topped the bill for foreign languages. Here in Cardiff, however, Polish is only the second biggest foreign […]

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Business Language Services FBI says ‘hola’ to Spanish speakers
Business Language Services FBI says ‘hola’ to Spanish speakers

New FBI Twitter Account A new, Spanish-language Twitter account was launched by the FBI on 1 July 2016, with the username @miFBIHouston. It was set up by the Houston Field Office in the hope of interacting more effectively with local residents of Hispanic background.   Spanish speakers in the USA It is estimated that there […]

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Business Language Services American English vs. British English – Top 4 Differences
Business Language Services American English vs. British English – Top 4 Differences

  Business Language Services is based in the UK, so by default we use British English when submitting English-language translations and texts. However, we work for a variety of clients around the world, and are often asked to translate into American English for a US audience. Below are the four main differences between the two […]

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Business Language Services The European Union: A Potted History
Business Language Services The European Union: A Potted History

The European Union Following the referendum on 23 June 2016, when the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU), how many of us can claim to actually know how and when the Union came about? Below is a potted history of the Union to arm you with the facts you need. It all began […]

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