Certified Language Skills: A Pathway to Foreign Language Incentive Pay

Certified Language Skills: A Pathway to Foreign Language Incentive Pay (FLIP) Ever wonder if your proficiency in a language other than English could increase your income potential? The answer is absolutely, 100%, YES! A recent report by ACTFL, entitled “Making Language Our Business,” unveiled that the demand for foreign language skills is greater than ever […]

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Benefits of Pre-employment Language Testing

The Benefits of Pre-Employment Language Testing for Law Firms & Corporate Legal Departments Introduction Attorneys know that Rule 1.1 of the American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct “ABA Models Rules,” which has been adopted by most states, requires that attorneys “shall provide competent representation to a client. Competent representation requires the legal knowledge, […]

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You May Have to Remain Silent, If You Don’t Understand the Language of Your Arrest

Interactions between police and citizens can either be friendly, community building events, or frightening, emotion-laden, traumatic crises fraught with peril and fear. In either case, communication and process are facilitated when both sides speak the same language. However, given the growing multilingual makeup of U.S. society, there are often differences of language between the police […]

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LTI celebrates 25 years of language testing expertise

In 1992, Language Testing International (LTI) was founded as a way to bring reliable proficiency testing to a wider audience, and so began our close partnership with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Twenty-five years and almost three million assessments later, LTI is still proud to be the official testing office […]

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