Infographic: Interpretation – facts vs fiction

Most of the problems in the field of conference interpreting are due to the fact that professional and other conference organisers do not understand what interpreters do, how they work, the importance of using trained and experienced interpreters as well as sound providers, and where and how to find these experts. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC: INTERPRETATION –…

6 tips on how to work with your interpreter and/or translator

Most of the problems in the field of conference interpreting are due to the fact that professional and other conference organisers do not understand what interpreters do, how they work, the importance of using trained and experienced interpreters as well as sound providers, and where and how to find these experts. DOWNLOAD 6 TIPS ON…

Speaking the same language

Thamsanqa Jantjie’s ‘performance’ at Nelson Mandela’s memorable service highlights the dangers of not using well-known, independent and experienced professional interpreters, writes Joyce Trocki. The role of the interpreter has come under the spotlight as South Africa continues to lure more foreign delegates to its shores. Most of the problems in the field of conference interpreting…