Content tagged 'preparation'

Briefing the interpreters

A well-briefed interpreter does a better job. The purpose of your conference can be as relevant as the topic.

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Language in the news

Interpreters want to keep up with world event but the big question is – how do they manage to? I asked a few and here are their answers.

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The importance of being Ernst

At the European Patent Office most dictionaries are too general for the demands of interpreting, but Ernst’s Dictionary of Engineering and Technology is a real treasure.

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Being prepared

This month Phil Smith plants his feet on the ground, his chin on his fist and his eyes on the past to explain to us the arcane relationships between scouting and conference interpreting.