Navajo Language Fluency a Key Factor in Election

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The issue of fluency in Navajo has brought national attention to an unfamiliar electoral race. The midterm elections in the United States happen every four years in the middle of each four year Presidential term.  These elections will be happening next week across the country and will effect local, state, and national positions.  You may […]

CORE English Language Services: Modal Verbs Part 2

CORE ELS: Modal Verbs Part 2 In last week’s article, we learned that modal verbs are a unique class of verbs used to indicate possibility, necessity, ability, etc. We learned the differences between “can” and “could” and “may” and “might”. Today we continue to examine modal verbs by focusing on the modal verbs “must” and […]

Expats Survival Guide to the USA: Driving in America

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Expats Survival Guide to the USA A CORE blog series for expatriates Driving in America As I noted in our previous article, many expats have told me that it’s hard to get around in America without a car. Often times public transit is sparse or non-existent and taxis can be expensive and inconvenient. Although many […]

CORE English Language Services: Modal Verbs Part 1

CORE ELS: Modal Verbs Part 1  Modal verbs are a unique class of verbs.  We use them to indicate possibility, necessity, ability, etc.  Some common modal verbs are “can”, “could”, “may”, “might”, “must”, “should”, “will”, and “would”.  This is another topic that many of my students often express confusion over.  Let’s take a look at […]

Where Interpreters Work

At CORE Languages we have received countless calls requesting translators and interpreters. Some clients say they need a translator even though they need an interpreter. The difference between a translator and interpreter is clear: translating is converting a document, website or text from one language to another while interpreting is a verbal conversion from one […]