Content tagged 'sign-language-interpreting'

Sign Language Network

Guidelines for spoken language interpreters working in mixed teams

Spoken language interpreters interpret between spoken languages. Sign language interpreters interpret between a spoken and a signed language. These guidelines cover situations where spoken and sign language interpreters are working together in a mixed team.

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The Real Value of Interpreting

What do people find so hard about communicating with interpreters? Why is it difficult? What’s going on? In search of an answer, I began to compare community and conference interpreting. In each setting there is a different discourse about interpreting among the people who are being interpreted and those doing the interpreting.

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Related professions

Apart from AIIC's core business of conference interpreting, various other occupations fall under the general heading of interpretation. These include sign interpretation, social and medical interpretation, court interpretation, and several others. A few distinctions need to be made.

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