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7 Medical Interpreter Terms You Thought You Didn’t Know

Don’t sit in one place too long trying to figure out what they mean; you might suffer from a terrible case of obdormition…

Professional interpreters need to know a lot, but particularly they need to know specific medical interpreter terms  -- which is a language all on its own! However, some...

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Can You Listen And Speak At The Same Time? – Simultaneous Interpreter Tips

Most people aren’t born with amazing multitasking skills allowing them to actively listen and translate to an audience at the same time, but everyone can develop them... Simultaneous interpreters need to listen to what they're interpreting, translate it, and repeat it at the same time. This requires an immense amount of focus as your attention is...
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Nod Once To Agree And Once To Disagree

“Tomato”, “tomahto”, thumbs up…up yours? Like pronunciation, not all gestures are universal, and if you aren’t careful you can insult someone when you only meant to be polite!   65% of social meanings are relayed through non-verbal cues according to anthropologist Edward T. Hall. Understandably then, spoken word isn’t the only thing to interpret for...
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