All posts in 'Interpreting'

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Jun 2015
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Last month we sent one of our English<>Spanish interpreters to spend a month at Leader Dogs for the Blind, in Rochester, Michigan, a top guide dog training schools in the United States, with an ongoing relationship with ONCE and the Lions Club in Spain. Where there is an increasing number of Spanish and Latin American …

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25
Feb 2015
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In England and Wales – where (according to the last 2011 census) an estimated 138,000 residents cannot speak any English – having access to a professional medical interpreter can mean the difference between life and death. Talking through an interpreter, Zahra, who like her husband, speaks no English, describes the stressful and worrying night she …

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Ene 2015
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You’ve finally arrived at the ferry terminal for that long-awaited holiday in northern Spain. You drive happily off the ferry but only 30 minutes later find yourself waiting on the hard shoulder of the motorway after a hefty collision with another car. The damage to the rear of car is one problem, however the language …

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15
Dic 2014
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Last week our English – Polish interpreter, Magda, met with a Polish client at a law firm in Manchester, to assist him make an enquiry about a personal injury claim. He had recently suffered an injury working as an electrician for a company, contracted to build a new supermarket. Unfortunately, his workday went terribly wrong. …

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27
Nov 2014
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A patient is hurried into Liverpool Royal emergencies at 3am. She is originally from Hong Kong and attempts to describe her agonizing symptoms in Cantonese but only receives blank faces from the medical staff. No medical interpreter is available until 9 am and so a Mandarin speaking Chinese nurse is instead quickly called upon to …

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4
Oct 2010
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The Court Interpreter. The European Convention on Human Rights demands that anyone brought to trial should understand the case brought against them. Fulfilling the convention has become an increasing challenge for British courts. Immigration has increased enormously over the past decade, and there are now around three million people in the United Kingdom who were …

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Ago 2010
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Court Interpreting: A Specialised Skill Court interpreting is a highly specialised and extremely difficult area of expertise. It involves obtaining an accreditation in simultaneous interpretation, which in itself is notoriously difficult to obtain and there are, consequently, only a few thousand simultaneous interpreters of any merit. The court interpreter must know two languages to near-perfection, …

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In England and Wales – where (according to t