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Languages Spoken in Worcester

Worcester: Predominant Language Spoken at Home

View and create more maps using PolicyMap – Data and mapping tool for accessing data about communities in the United States. Visualize socioeconomic variables, including health factors.

 Language spoken at home by the largest number of people between 2011-2015. For non-English languages, includes people who sometimes or always speak a language other than English at home, but not people whose use of the language is limited to a few expressions or slang.

Interpreter services at UMass Memorial Medical Center

Interpreter services at UMass Memorial Medical Center - Qualified medical interpreters are provided to patients and families who want to receive health information in a language other than English, including American Sign Language interpreters. Interpreters are available free of charge 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in person, over the phone and via remote video interpretation in over 100 languages.

Language Learning & Translation

Atomic Hands - This groups exists to improve access to STEM topics (science, technology, engineering and math) through American Sign Language (ASL), and to mentor future STEM professionals who are members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community.

Duolingo - Learn 30+ languages for free either on the web or in the mobile app in bite-size lessons. 

East Asian Language Guides – Learn Chinese, Korean, and Japanese pronunciation with YouTube videos and short tutorials.

Google Translate - Google's free service instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages.