Queen's Christmas Message is available to the Polish community

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Applied Language Solutions provide free Polish translation of the Queen's Speech on YouTube.

Applied Language Solutions, a language services company, have translated the 2007 Royal Christmas Message into Polish and posted it on the popular video sharing website YouTube. Polish is fast becoming one of the most used languages in the UK, so the company took it upon themselves to ensure that the Queen's annual message to the nation could be appreciated by the Polish community.

The Huddersfield-based company raced to have the translation and voice-over completed as quickly as possible to ensure that the Queen's Christmas message was available to a wider portion the UK, who cannot speak English.

"We see this as a service to the non-English speaking communities in the UK who are an integral part of the community. We identified Polish as the one of the up and coming languages currently in use in the country. We're also working on Urdu and Bengali versions which should be posted in the next few days. In future years we'd love to expand the project so that more of the UK population can enjoy the tradition of the Queen's speech." said Gavin Wheeldon, Chief Executive of Applied Language.

The Queen's annual message is a closely guarded secret until the broadcast at 3pm on Christmas Day. So, the Head of Projects for Applied Language Claire Adams gave up her Christmas Day to co-ordinate the translations and voice over recordings of the speech with the companies most experienced linguists. Richard Michie, Head of Marketing & PR, then put together the voice overs and a video clip and raced to get them posted on YouTube as quickly as possible.

The Polish Translation can be viewed on YouTube using this link http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=hbgR9FwWy-Y

Applied Language Solutions translates all kinds of documents from simple letters to large technical documents for specialist Medical, Legal, Financial and Marketing organisations, including whole websites and printed catalogues. They also provide language interpreting services as well as British Sign Language interpreting.

They use only professional in-country translators and interpreters. They have over 14,000 on their books. These translators work in over 150 languages including all the major European, Asian, African, Middle Eastern and American languages.

Visit the Applied Language Solutions website for a FREE quote at http://www.appliedlanguage.com. For further information please feel free to call Applied Language Solutions +44 (0)845 367 7000 in the UK or +1 (800) 579 5010 in the US to talk to one of the team.

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