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There are no more than a few thousand professional 'conference interpreters' in the whole world. They represent the elite among a multitude of interpreters who apply their skills in many different areas...
Are you eligible for training? What skills are required? Where can you train? What makes a good interpreting course?
Interpreters work behind the scenes at a variety of international events, including diplomatic encounters, business meetings or scientific congresses, bridging cross-cultural divides.
Telephone interpreting may be a flexible and immediate solution to beat the language barrier. But be aware of the many disadvantages inherent in the lack of face-to-face communication.