What are the Main Types of Interpretation?

Interpretation is not just about translating for multiple parties that communicate in different languages. Interpretation goes beyond that- it embraces culture, fast understanding, decision making, memory and concentration. Interpretation is of different types, each with its own specialties. Have a look at the three main types of interpretation and find out when and where they are used ideally.

Simultaneous interpreting: This type of interpretation is good for large meetings and conferences and requires the use of specialized equipment. Simultaneous interpretation requires a high level of training and education to ensure that the project is completed successfully.

Consecutive interpretation: This type of interpretation is ideal for meetings with smaller audience. For consecutive interpretation the interpreter should have very good concentration and memory power. Consecutive interpretation is mostly used in press conferences, presentations, legal hearings Q and A rounds, interviews etc.

Whispering interpreting: This is used when only a couple of people do not understand the language. Whispering interpreting is good for one-to-one meetings, social events and dinners. In this no technical equipment are used and should be avoided if more than two people require interpretation.

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