2017 Best of Silver Lake Award – Thank You! Because of you, we won!

Thank you! Because of you, we won the 2017 Best of Silver Lake Award.  A sincere thank you to all of our students, faculty, and supporters for your help. Grazie, Danke, Merci, Gracias, Xie Xie, and Thank you!  

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Strommen’s Dialect Coaching and Translation Work on Arrival – A Film About Language

No Spoilers  If you like science fiction, and are interested in language, then we highly recommend the film Arrival. As it is a film that focuses on languages, it is no surprise that they chose the language experts at Strommen to help. If you have seen the film, keep in mind that we translated, dialect coached and performed quality control in all of the scenes with foreign languages. We have worked on many films, TV shows and commercials, but we have never worked […]

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Strommen Teacher Spotlight – Fabrice – French teacher, Rock Musician, Composer, and World Traveller

Fabrice is a Rock Musician, Composer, World Traveller, and Incredible French Teacher with Strommen. Our teachers are the best and they deserve to be highlighted. In our new section, Strommen Teacher Spotlights, we will ask our best teachers a few fun questions and let them take it away from there. You are one of Strommen’s most popular Language teachers. Students tell us how awesome you are all the time. Why do you think that is? FABRICE: I think they appreciate the friendly environment […]

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Why This Won’t Work – A Waverly Labs Pilot Meme

If you haven’t seen the viral video by Waverly Labs introducing the Pilot (Soon to be on Indiegogo) FOLLOW THIS LINK Then read on. The Pilot from Waverly labs wont replace learning languages. I will go one step further and say that the Pilot may even be vaporwear. What’s that? It is a product, typically computer hardware or software, that is announced to the general public but is never actually manufactured nor officially cancelled. Pilot by Waverly Labs won’t work because of: 1) Latency: […]

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Korean Dialect Coach Los Angeles – Korean Dialect coaching Los Angeles

Check out some behind the scenes photos from our work on Castle for Korean Dialect Coaching. Looking for a Korean dialect coach? If you are in need of Dialect coaching in Los Angeles, you can trust Strommen, with our 10 years of experience, great rates and professionalism. We have several Korean dialect coaches on staff. For a full resume of our on set dialect coaching work check out this link. Strommen has worked on Castle for a variety of languages including […]

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Argentina Trip Review by our student Linda Bruce

This summer Fernando Alegre, a veteran instructor at Strommen, Inc., took a small group of students to Buenos Aires for a learning vacation that included tours, language lessons, cultural studies and organized events and outings. The group spent approximately two weeks in the city, and, as one of the group participants, I can testify to both the quality and management of the program. We had a truly amazing learning experience and a very enjoyable trip. Almost everyday we had lessons […]

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STROMMEN TRIP TO BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA 2015

By Martha Sardinas, A Strommen Spanish student that went on our adventure to Argentina – Four students and Strommen’s Argentine Spanish tutor Fernando Alegre visited Buenos Aires from Aug. 17 – 28 with almost daily Spanish lessons and side trips to Tigre; Colonia, Uruguay and a cattle ranch at San Antonio de Areco. We each stayed in a one-bedroom condominium in an attractive neighborhood. Argentine Spanish “yeísmo.” Fernando began the tour by explaining Argentine Spanish, an accent concentrated in Argentina […]

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Strommen On Set – Our work on Film, TV, Commercials and Video Games

You may not know this, but Strommen has helped make some of your favorite Film and TV shows. Strommen is located in Los Angeles, so makes sense that we would be contacted by film and television productions for our expertise. One of the first movies we worked on was Brüno, with Sasha Baron Cohen. At the time our German teacher had no idea what he was walking into (if you are familiar with his work you know that he has […]

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Strommen Tips: How to Order Korean BBQ Like a BOSS! (in Korean)

3 Expressions to Order in Korean: Expression #1: 주세요 “joo-sae-yo” (literally, “please give me”) As in “Kimchi joo-sae-yo” (please give me Kimchi), or “Soju joo-sae-yo” (please give me Soju). This is your go-to phrase for ordering anything in Korean. Expression #2: 저기요 “chuh-gee-yo” (literally, “over there”) It may sound rude from the literal translation into English but this is what you say to get the waiter/waitress’ attention in Korean. Don’t be shy, just shout it out whenever you need anything. Expression # […]

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Fifa World Cup Schedule Los Angeles Time Zone

The World cup is starting this week! Check out the Fifa World Cup Schedule Los Angeles Time Zone below or visit the FIFA website here for more: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/matches/   GROUP STAGE Thursday 12 June 12 JUN 2014 – 17:00 Local Los Angeles time GROUP A Arena Corinthians Sao Paulo BRAZIL CROATIA 13:00

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