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Doing Business in India

With the second largest population in the world and the tenth global economy, India is rapidly becoming a hotspot for international business.  Companies are finding it a profitable place to start up businesses and its population a great clientele for products and services.  Yet, in…
MasterWord
November 18, 2013
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Culture and Role Boundaries

By Ghada Darwich (Arabic Interpreter) Photo credit: See-ming Lee, Flickr As an Arabic medical interpreter, my daily task is to connect between two different worlds in a medical setting using not only my language skills but cultural competence. Unfortunately, some of the Arabic cultural influences…
MasterWord
September 26, 2013
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Sanskrit, Lost but Not Forgotten

Language extinction is a reality for many ancient tongues in today’s modern world. Society’s fast pace and the ever-growing desire to stay connected to mass media are among the many reasons for this disruption of past traditions. A language that falls under the extinction group…
MasterWord
September 19, 2012