Consecutive: how to give a "STOP" signal ?
מפרסם התגובה: Martina Rotondi

Martina Rotondi  Identity Verified
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Sep 25, 2012

Hi everyone,

i'm going to do my first consecutive interpretation the next week and i am wondering.. is it possible to give a signal to the person that i am interpreting for, when i think that is time for him/her to stop (if she/he don't stop) ?

Many thanks,
Martina


 

Diana Coada  Identity Verified
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Better Sep 25, 2012

to arrange a 5 minute meeting with the speaker before the event and talk them through your requirements. There are very informative articles on AIIC's and SCIC's website on tips for speakers when working with interpreters. They all refer to simultaneous interpreting, but they will give you some ideas on what to ask/tell the speakers.

Here's one example:

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to arrange a 5 minute meeting with the speaker before the event and talk them through your requirements. There are very informative articles on AIIC's and SCIC's website on tips for speakers when working with interpreters. They all refer to simultaneous interpreting, but they will give you some ideas on what to ask/tell the speakers.

Here's one example:

http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/scic/working-with-interpreters/tips-for-speakers/index_en.htm
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Phil Hand  Identity Verified
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Very very difficult Sep 25, 2012

Diana is right - if you're worried about this, you should communicate before you go in. In the course of a meeting, the interpreter generally tries to stay as invisible as possible.

On the bright side, though, most speakers do realise that it's not feasible to speak beyond the ability of a translator to translate. Just in terms of room management: after two minutes of speech in a foreign language, people on the other side of the table/in the audience are falling asleep. You should b
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Diana is right - if you're worried about this, you should communicate before you go in. In the course of a meeting, the interpreter generally tries to stay as invisible as possible.

On the bright side, though, most speakers do realise that it's not feasible to speak beyond the ability of a translator to translate. Just in terms of room management: after two minutes of speech in a foreign language, people on the other side of the table/in the audience are falling asleep. You should be able to do stretches of speech up to about ten minutes, so there's lots of leeway there!
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