A conference interpreter is a person.
The interpreter converts a thought or expression in a source language into an expression with a comparable meaning in a target language either simultaneously or consecutively.
The conference interpreter conveys every semantic element and every intention and feeling of the message that the source-language speaker is directing to target-language recipients.
CONSEC DEMO DE ES Note-taking & delivery
Observamos la toma de notas y prestación de María de un discurso de consecutiva DE-ES.
En este ejercicio interpreté en modalidad consecutiva un discurso alemán de Alexander Drechsel, de una duración de 5:34 minutos. Mi prestación es de algo más de cuatro minutos; es decir, es más corta que el original. Es importante no extenderse… go to full article
We live in the age of connectivity on multiple devices and the recruitment of interpreters is adapting to the new technological environment. Many organisations run their own web-calendar to track interpreter availability and offer work. Gabriel Cordova explains how Interpreter… go to full article
Remote Interpretation: Dystopian or Utopian? Remote interpreting is a general term describing oral translation where interpreters are not in the same location as the participants (audience, speakers) of an event. It can range from configurations where all participants meet in… go to full article
In a groundbreaking new study, Cambridge researchers have mapped out the neurobiological basis of a key aspect of human communication: intonation. go to full article
(Phil Smith on his partner Gachi de Luis who died on the Ethiopian flight that crashed on Sunday morning) Gachi de Luis and I were together for just over ten years, our relationship began not long after the death of… go to full article
Knowledge Centre on Interpretation. What is it?The KCI is a web-based platform, which provides an all-in-one, dynamic, collaborative space for all those who practise or who are interested in interpretation.Open and free of charge to all, the Centre will unite… go to full article
Recientemente se ha estrenado en España Roma, una maravillosa película de Alfonso Cuarón, realizada en México y hablada en español y mixteco. Nada más estrenarse, surgió una polémica en torno al hecho de que, en las salas españolas, aparecía con… go to full article
My name is David and I work as a freelance interpreter of the Spanish booth in the European Union institutions. Today I am going to talk to you about Maltese, which is one of my favourite languages. As you may… go to full article
"Bilingual: Having, speaking, spoken or written in, two languages". With such a definition it is hardly surprising that the word is used to cover a multitude of very different things. Even in scientific literature it is often used without being… go to full article
Virtual Classes are special videoconferences where SCIC experienced staff interpreters and trainers provide training support to partner universities. Different training modules can be chosen by the universities on the basis of the Virtual training Menu; interpretation sessions for all the… go to full article