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A Foreign Language Service Professional Interpreters & Document Translators

We have your language!

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 local Metropolitan Phoenix, AZ area and statewide. 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.


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We Have Your Language! Certified Interpreting and Translation Services in 400 Languages

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TRANSLATION

Legal and Medical Translation

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INTERPRETING

On-Site, Telephonic, and Video Interpreting

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ASL INTERPRETING

On-Site and Video ASL Interpreting

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On Demand OPI and Video

ASL OPI and Video Interpreting

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  More About Our Solutions

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 American Sign Language (ASL), as well as rare, endangered, and emerging languages, such as Basque, Irish Gaelic, Ojibwe, and Quechua.

Why Work With Us?

Dedicated Team

As language professionals with 35 years experience, we are dedicated to providing exceptional services

Our team provides fast, customized solutions based on the needs of your clients and customers

Custom Solutions
Professional Linguists

We partner with highly-qualified translators and interpreters located in communities around the world

Better Business Bureau
400 Languages

Certified translation and interpreting services in 400 languages, including American Sign Language

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Every Language Matters!

Ask us today about how our 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.

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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.
National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare
Better Business Bureau

American Translators and Interpreters

National Association for the Deaf
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Simultaneous Interpretation and Neural Pathways

Simultaneous Interpretation and Neural Pathways

TED-Ed provides fascinating insight into the complexities surrounding simultaneous interpretation. This highly specialized form of interpretation often involves interpreters sitting in a sound booth and wearing headphones while providing accurate, fast, real-time interpretation to a live audience.

the complex craft of simultaneous interpretation

When stepping into a sound booth to provide simultaneous interpretation, an interpreter has not only been preparing for that particular assignment for hours or days, but the interpreter has also been gaining experience for years so as to provide fast and accurate real-time interpretation.


This TED-Ed video not only illustrates the complex process of simultaneous interpretation, but it also shows the incredibly hard work that is done by the interpreter. An interpreter devotes considerable time and effort to gain not only mastery of a language, but also to gain an understanding of a subject. Over time, this experience actually changes neural pathways in the interpreter’s brain, helping the individual to interpret with greater speed and accuracy.

As The 400 Language People!, AFLS works with professional, experienced interpreters who are skilled in simultaneous interpretation, from conferences and events to government entities. Contact us for a free quote today!

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