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Language Services
MAS Multiple Award Schedule - Available offerings include commercial goods and services organized by 12 Large Categories, corresponding Subcategories, and SINs.

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Professional Services - Language Services
Category Description
541930 Translation and Interpretation Services - Services include translating written material, interpreting speech from one language to another, and services to facilitate communication with and by persons who are visually or hearing impaired.. Services provided must include communication from a source language to a target language.

Examples include interpretation of oral communication to and from English and native Foreign Language including Simultaneous, Consecutive, Escort, Community, Telephonic and Voiceovers; Collecting, translating / interpreting and delivering mission related data; performing data analysis of translated materials; cultural consulting and role-playing; Title III monitoring, transcriptions and intercepts; preparing related reports and assessments; forensic processing; screening / gisting; related project / program management and control for linguist screening and, recruitment; logistical coordination; site supervision and quality control of all related services. Sign Language Services include ASL/English, Manually Coded English, Pidgin Signed English (PSE), Contact Sign; International Sign. Other services include closed captioning, voice-overs, textbook or audio script translation, website (HTML) and online document translation with typesetting services, telephone Services (TDD and TTY), deaf interpreting, tactile, transcription of braille documents and captioning services, cued English transliteration, and Section 508 compliant language services.

NOTE: Linguists with security clearances are included in the above mentioned services.
 
Subgroups (not all vendors have been placed within the following subgroups. To view a complete list of vendors, click on the SIN)
  Exercise Role Players
  Interpretation Services
  Language Services for the Visual and Hearing Impaired
  Linguistic Analytical Support Services
  Translation Services
611630 Linguistic Training and Education - Services include customized or standardized off-the-shelf Foreign Language training courses at on and off site locations in classroom, private, semi-private, tutorial and in-country immersion forums. Instructional training for various language proficiency levels and testing is included. Educational material in publication, software, audio and video formats may be provided.