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The different roles and skills of translators and interpreters

What are the different roles and skills of #translators and #interpreters?

Translation and interpreting are among the professional paths that a linguist can take. As defined by the Linguistic Society of America, interpreters provide face-to-face or remote services to facilitate oral communication between two or more people who do not speak a common language, while translators use their skills to translate written content from one language to another.

We have already addressed the similarities between these two professional fields, as well as some differences. Now it’s time to dig deeper: What are the issues that set apart the work of translators and interpreters?

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