Students Can Win American Express Gift Card in Foreign Language Translation Contest sponsored by Rapport International, LLC

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High School students can win an American Express gift card by translating a story of a foreign language translation goof into any language. The language translation contest is sponsored by Rapport International in honor of International Translation Day.

In honor of International Translation Day, celebrated around the world on September 30th of each year, Rapport International announces the Rapport International Language Translation Contest.

High School students around the world are invited to compete by translating the story of a translation misunderstanding into one of any languages. The winner of the $100 American Express gift certificate will be chosen by a random drawing of qualified translations. The contest will run from September 30 to October 31, 2009.

Wendy Pease, owner of Rapport International says "I am excited about the contest - many students take language courses throughout school but do not know about the many opportunities in the language translation industry. Hopefully, the contest will encourage students to become bilingual - it can only enhance future career prospects."

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About International Translation Day
International Translation Day is celebrated every year on September 30th, the date of the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is considered as the patron saint of translators. The Day is recognized to show solidarity of the worldwide translation community in an effort to promote the language translation profession and to display pride in a profession that is becoming increasingly essential in the era of progressing globalization.

About Rapport International
Founded in 1987, Rapport International offers foreign language translation and interpretation for over 100 languages to hundreds of well-known companies around the globe. With a commitment to providing precise professional translation services in order to improve global communications locally, Rapport International is the resource for fast yet exacting, knowledgeable and culturally sensitive translation and interpretation services. The company services the medical, legal, financial, consumer products, and bio-pharmaceutical industries. In addion, the company is an awardee of the Make Mine a Million Contest sponsored by Count Me In and OPEN by American Express.

Contact information: Wendy Pease
Company: Rapport International
Phone: 978-443-2540


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