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Professional interpreters are trained to convey ideas, and not words alone. They have to relay the message received in one language into another, remaining true to the original intent, tone, register and meaning
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.
Are you eligible for training? What skills are required? Where can you train? What makes a good interpreting course?