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Welcome to A Foreign Language Service - AFLS!

As a trusted leading language service provider, AFLS provides document translation and language interpreting to clients around world. We offer services in 400 languages including high-demand ones such as Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, and American Sign Language (ASL). We also provide support in rare, endangered, and emerging languages like Basque, Irish Gaelic, Ojibwe, and Quechua.

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We Have Your Language!

Certified Interpreting and Translation Services in 400 Languages

Why Work With Us?

Lets Talk
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Let’s Talk About Your
Language Needs

Every Language Matters!

Ask us today about how our interpreting and translation agency expertise and services can help you and your customers and clients with your language needs! We provide free quotes for services in 400 languages across government and business sectors around the world.

Our Partnerships

We partner with a variety of professional associations, government agencies, medical and legal organizations, and small and large businesses to provide the best possible language solutions for our clients.

Professional Interpreters & Document Translators

Since our founding in 1993, A Foreign Language Service (AFLS) has broken the communications barrier by providing professional interpreters and document translators in over 400 languages including American Sign Language (ASL) - and counting. Our contracted linguistic talent combined with dedicated customer service has made us the premier provider of interpreting, translation, and localization services to the greater Metropolitan Phoenix area, around Arizona, and across the United States.

We Have Your Language!

As the "400 Language People,"  we provide exceptional contract services in a variety of languages including those that are rare and emerging.  What sets us apart from similar type of companies is the sheer volume of languages coupled with our unique ability to always customize a communications solution unique to each client! Please use our "Language Search" tool to see if your language is listed or you can view our list of the most commonly requested languages.Whether you are an individual who needs help filling out a government form,  a large hospital requesting an interpreter for a medical exam, or a small business who needs to have marketing materials translated for a multicultural audience, AFLS is there for you. Browse through our website or give us a call at (480) 813-4242 or (844)-813-4242 to let us know how we can help you with your communication needs. Or you can simply contact us via email with any questions that you may have.

A Passion for People and Languages

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In his role as Recruiter for AFLS, Chris Slaughter helped to hire contract language service professionals from around the world.

Beloved Recruiter Retires After 7 Years Of Service

A Foreign Language Service – AFLS said good-bye to its beloved Recruiter Chris Slaughter this past week. Chris retires after having served as the company’s primary recruiter of language service professionals for seven years. Chris has brought a friendly-demeanor, cheerful voice, and helpful attitude to his role as Recruiter for AFLS on its language services team, and he will be dearly missed. He is retiring to focus more on his own health concerns and those of his wife, and they both look forward to enjoying his retirement together!

Chris has brought a friendly-demeanor, cheerful voice, and helpful attitude to his role as Recruiter for AFLS.

The Power Of Quality Customer Service

Christopher Slaughter smiles at the camera in this profile photo.Over the past seven years, Chris has dedicated himself to recruiting independent contract candidates. This vital work has significantly contributed to AFLS having a broad-based, stellar network of language professionals. In his role as a customer service representative, Chris has also helped to field a wide array of questions and requests from clients and contractors alike. His friendliness and capability has brought a high degree of quality customer service to AFLS. Not surprisingly, he will be very missed in this role. Chris has always valued the importance of excellent service, and over his career he has earned many customer service awards. He believes that both internal and external customer service is key to any organization. At AFLS, he spent over half a decade investing in quality service. His investment has helped AFLS care well not only for its clients but also its contractors, which can be a rare quality in the language services industry.

At Heart A Passion for People

During his time at AFLS, Chris said that he loved providing quality service that went “beyond wildest expectations.” He also loved learning from AFLS interpreters and translators about the languages, geography, and history of different countries around the world. Chris also describes himself as “a wanna-be geek” and devotes his free time to learning about and exploring new technologies.

Chris loves providing quality service that goes “beyond wildest expectations.”

Why Language Services Matter

As an organization, AFLS is committed to caring well for both its contractors and its clients. We understand the power and importance of language in our world. As a result, we seek to support communication around the world through professional interpreting and language translation in 400 different languages. This includes languages ranging from  Afaan Oromoo and Afar to Zulu and Zuni. To walk out this vision, we collaborate with language service professionals from around the globe. Every language in our world matters. Your language matters!

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