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Interpreting

For Language ProfessionalsInterpreting

Why do you interpret?

“A professional values the interests of the client above monetary profit” This is an important principle for all professionals, including interpreters and translators. It means that our primary concern is to facilitate communication across languages – in written or oral form – while honoring and…
MasterWord
April 10, 2015
For Language ProfessionalsInterpreting

What makes a good interpreter?

by Sabina Metcalf, MasterWord Services, London Over the weekend, I was reading an interesting article by Dr François Grosjean, Emeritus Professor of Psycholinguistics at Neuchâtel University. The article discusses two extreme cases of interpreting (bilingual children who act as interpreters and adult simultaneous interpreters), that differ…
MasterWord
March 9, 2015
Interpreting

Advanced Memory and Note Taking Workshop

These two skills are critical for consecutive interpreters, particularly in the health care setting. This workshop uses proven techniques that dramatically increase the quality and quantity of information an interpreter can process. A detailed look into why and how certain memory techniques work well for…
MasterWord
December 15, 2011