About Us

Accent on Languages is a full-service translation and interpretation agency specializing in high-tech, scientific, medical, engineering, legal, and business documents and interpreting needs from and into all European, Middle Eastern and major Asian languages and dialects.

Accent on Languages was founded in 1997 in Berkeley, California. For over 14 years, we have provided high quality translation and interpretation services for major corporations, local businesses, and State as well as Federal agencies.

Francine Kuipers, the founder and CEO, has operated language service agencies since 1986. She has been an educator and a language consultant since 1975.

The Accent on Languages team reflects our commitment to diversity in the workplace. Each staff member is bilingual, bi-cultural, and has extensive experience with project management.

For translation services, we have established a strong reputation for quality and prompt delivery among our clients. When it comes to interpreting, our clients turn to us for professional and reliable interpreters.

Accent on Languages has a solid quality control process to ensure that the highest standards are met at all times. Our commitment to quality makes us a trustworthy partner to meet all linguistic and cultural challenges.

More than 20 years of experience in the translation and interpretation industry.

Over 120 Foreign languages available for translation, and over 150 languages available for interpretation and over-the-phone services.

Access to over 4,600 highly trained, certified translators and interpreters with many areas of expertise.

Interpretation services including consecutive, simultaneous, and over-the-phone.

Expert bi-cultural consultants to facilitate communication with foreign partners and visits of foreign delegations.

Translation and adaptation of your website (localization) for use in different languages, cultures and countries.

Translation and adaptation of your documents into over 120 languages to fit the needs of specific cultures and sensitivities.

Multicultural brand management. We adapt your branding and communication to be culturally correct in the target markets.

Translation of journal articles, research papers, press releases, news clips and articles.

Language skills assessment.

Language training.

Accent on Languages is a member of the American Translators Association (ATA), the Northern California Translator Association (NCTA), the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT), the International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA), and the California Health Interpreters Association (CHIA).

Accent on Languages is accredited by the French Consulate in San Francisco, California.

Accent on Languages is on the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) schedule, and the California Multiple Award Schedule (CMAS).

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