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June, 2022

Consecutive vs. Simultaneous Interpretation: How are they different?

consecutive and simultaneous interpretation

Professional Interpreters are a key part of international relations and their profession has been around for centuries. Throughout history, crusaders, explorers, conquistadors, merchants and diplomats have depended on people to act as liaison to bridge the linguistic and cultural gap.

Although their origins are similar, we currently have two main interpretation approaches: consecutive and simultaneous. What is the difference between them?

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Qatar World Cup: The Key Role of Translators

Qatar 2022

It is estimated that more than 1.5 million people will visit Qatar between November 21 and December 18 for the FIFA World Cup. This is a considerable number for a country whose population is 2.8 million, but it is to be expected: the World Cup is one of the most popular events globally.

Considering that 3.572 million people watched the last edition that took place in Russia in 2018, what challenges and opportunities arise from this massive popularity, in terms of translation services?

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