Conference interpreting

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The interpretation allows people who do not speak the same language to communicate, in the context of an informal meeting, conference, court, administrative procedure, etc. Unlike translators working on writing, interpreters must return as soon as possible fugitives messages, with … Read More

Legal and court interpreting

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Legal, court, or judicial interpreting, occurs in courts of justice, administrative tribunals, and wherever a legal proceeding is held (i.e. a conference room for a deposition or the locale for taking a sworn statement). Legal interpreting can be the consecutive … Read More

Interpreting for Europe

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Consecutive and liaison interpreting

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The CI interpreter Patricia Stöcklin renders Klaus Bednarz’s speech to Garry Kasparov. The CI interpreter Patricia Stöcklintakes notes Garry Kasparov’s speech. The CI interpreter Patricia Stöcklin renders Garry Kasparov’s speech to the audience. Consecutive interpreting In consecutive interpreting, the interpreter … Read More

Modes of interpreting

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Interpretation is rendered in one mode: simultaneous. In simultaneous interpreting (SI), the interpreter immediately speaks the message in the target-language whilst listening to it in the source language. Consecutive interpretation is rendered as ‘short CI’ and ‘long CI’. In short … Read More

Interpreting versus translation

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Despite being used interchangeably, interpretation and translation are not synonymous, but refer, respectively, to the spoken and written transference of meaning between two languages. Interpreting occurs in real time, in the presence — physical, televised, or telephonic — of the … Read More

American Translators Association

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The American Translators Association (ATA) was founded in 1959 and is now the largest professional association of translators and interpreters in the United States with more than 10,000 members in 80 countries. Membership is open to anyone with an interest … Read More

Interpreting

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Language interpreting or interpretation is the intellectual activity of facilitating oral and sign-language communication, either simultaneously or consecutively, between two or more users of different languages. Functionally, interpreting and interpretation are the descriptive words for the activity. In professional practice … Read More