Machine Language: How Siri Got Its Voice

Machine Language: How Siri Got Its Voice

This is fascinating for anyone interested in language and technology. The way the words are combined in this video do not make sense in the sentences the woman is reading, but the sound combinations she is making are important for utilizing human voices in technology. It’s also interesting to think that the voices used by today’s voice over actors may be used for years to come.


Using Smartphones to Improve Speaking Skills

Here is a way to use Smartphones in the ESL classroom.

Relocation and Welcoming Services for Newcomers to Indiana

Did you know that Greenwood, Indiana-based Midwest Language Services, LLC provides relocation services such as language training, free language assessments, document translation, interpreting, and welcoming services for newcomers from around the globe?

Clients of MIdwest Language Services, LLC include employees and families related to businesses in the United States and abroad including Dow AgroSciences, Eli Lilly Japan, AISIN U.S.A Mfg., Inc., Alpine, Honda, Mitsubishi Climate Control, Nachi America, Sunright America, and Toyota Industries North America, Inc. (TINA), among others. We have been helping people feel more comfortable and confident in their new home, neighborhood, and workplace since 2004.

Language Company Expands Services and Provides Language Jobs for Teachers and Interpreters

Midwest Language Services, LLC has expanded its services and provided jobs to people in Indianapolis and surrounding areas in language teaching and interpreting in the past year. We have added new instructors for our private, group, and online English (ESL) lessons. Private tutoring and group classes in Japanese will begin in September. In addition, we will soon be adding Arabic language instruction and interpreting.

The demand for our ASL (American Sign Language) interpreters has grown. We are happy to help the deaf community and businesses who provide services to the deaf in Indiana.

Midwest Language Services, LLC was founded by Tanya (Krukemeier) Hoover as a sole proprietor in 2004 and became a limited liability corporation in 2006.

American Expat News-Visa Options for Business Owners

American Expat News-Visa Options for Business Owners

Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann’s Listen and Learn Tour

Tanya Hoover, President of Midwest Language Services, LLC, attended Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann’s Listen and Learn Tour’s Johnson County Business and Agricultural Conversation that was held on August 8, 2013.

Opportunities for businesses and ways in which the State could be a better partner to help growth were discussed at the meeting.

Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture

Here’s what’s new at MLS!

Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture
September 3-November 5 (10 weeks)
Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Registration deadline is August 15, 2013
Location: 3209 W. Smith Valley Rd., Greenwood, IN 46142
Cost: $250.00
  • Learn to read and write Hiragana.
  • Use basic daily phrases and greetings.
  • Learn to have basic conversations.
  • Students will also have the opportunity to learn about Japanese culture through origami, calligraphy, etc.

Contact us at (317) 884-3122 or by e-mail at for more details.