Off topic: Breaking the Language Barrier - The Art of Simultaneous Interpreting
Thread poster: LegalTranslatr2

LegalTranslatr2  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 08:14
Portuguese to English
+ ...
Jan 26, 2004

This was originally posted on Lantra-L, but I thought many here would enjoy it.

It is a fascinating RealPlayer 30-minute radio broadcast from the BBC on simultaneous interpreting called “Breaking the Language Barrier”.

Topics covered include:
- Interpreting for politicians
- “Interpreting” unpleasant remarks
- Simultaneous interpreting - nerves and stress / speakers correcting the interpreter
- The origins of simultaneous interpreting with interviews from interpreters at the Nuremburg trials
- Thinking ahead of the speaker / “Waiting for the verb”
- Listening and speaking at the same time
- Even the best make mistakes
- “Creative” interpreters

Direct link:
[Broadcast deleted]

or go to:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/progs/listenagain.shtml and click on “Breaking the Language Barrier” [broadcast deleted]



[Edited at 2004-01-26 20:57]

[Edited at 2004-02-01 19:17]


 

Elena Volkovaya  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:14
English to Russian
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Thank you Jan 28, 2004

Thank you, Jeff!

A fascinating broadcast indeed!


 


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