European Parliament interpretation – videos
Thread poster: lucretius

lucretius
Poland
Jan 18, 2015

Dear interpreters,

Are there any videos from the European Parliament in which two voices can be heard – the original non-English speech (in my case Polish) and the English interpretation. This is an example:
http://youtu.be/XF8n5vvpOUk?t=3m47s (it starts at 3:47)
However, it seems that the original voice is muted when the interpreter starts speaking. It would be preferable if two voices could be heard at the same time. But it would also be great if I could find separate videos – ones with original speeches in Polish and the others with interpretations in English. And I'm not looking for specific speeches, I would like to analyze and learn from English interpretations of any speeches in Polish.

Thanks!


 

Michael Beijer  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:25
Member (2009)
Dutch to English
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How about EU Parliament TMXs instead? Jan 18, 2015

Hi lucretius,

A slightly different approach, but have you also considered getting your hands on bilingual documents (TMXs) made from European Parliament speeches and documents? I have tons of EU bilingual material, but Dutch/English.

Have a look here for your language pair:

http://www.farkastranslations.com/eu_translation_memories.php
http://opus.lingfil.uu.se/ (e.g., here: http://opus.lingfil.uu.se/Europarl.php )

Michael

[Edited at 2015-01-19 11:03 GMT]


 

Diana Coada  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:25
Portuguese to English
+ ...
EuroParlTV Jan 19, 2015

If you go to the website above, you should be able to watch plenty of videos on various subjects and change languages as you wish, i.e. you can listen to the original speech first and then listen to the interpreter.

What you are asking for is only done in very badly dubbed filmsicon_smile.gif


 

Alice Crisan  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:25
English to Romanian
+ ...
. Jan 19, 2015

Recorded conferences or presentations for ... - Interpreting.info
interpreting.info/.../recorded-conferences-or-presentations-for-practising-si..

Hope you can acces this link, if not Google podacasts for the European Parliament.

[Edited at 2015-01-19 13:52 GMT]


 

lucretius
Poland
TOPIC STARTER
Thank you Jan 20, 2015

Thank you so much for your help. I really appreciate it!
Diana, this is exactly what I was looking for!
But Michael's and Alice's links are also interesting and valuable.
Thanks again and good luck!


 

Diana Coada  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:25
Portuguese to English
+ ...
Glad I could help! Jan 20, 2015

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