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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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The Role of Effective Translation in a Crisis

effective translations in a crisis

When, on February 11, 2020, the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) announced that the name of the novel virus would be “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) ”and the World Health Organization (WHO) indicated that the name of this new disease would be “COVID-19” (short form of coronavirus disease 2019), the whole world started talking, writing and reading those words every day.

The pandemic brought with it many technical terms that originated in English, the language in which most scientific discoveries are described. At the same time, and given the unprecedented nature of the event, public demand for information increased exponentially. What was the role of translation in the midst of this global pandemic?

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Financial Translations: Why Working with a Reliable Translation Partner Simplifies Challenges

financial translations

Banks and financial institutions are among the industries that can benefit the most from professional translation services. They need to perform tasks with multiple documents on a daily basis. Since such organizations deal with economic transactions, which leave little room for error, the companies that provide suitable services in this regard become great allies. But why?

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