What’s The Difference Between an Interpreter and a Translator

Have you found yourself in a situation where you need to communicate with someone else, but don’t know if you need an interpreter or a translator? An Interpreter and a translator may seem as if they’re one in the same, one might even say they’ve had something translated after speaking to an interpreter, and vice versa. 

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3 Ways Certified Interpreters Help Everyday Situations

When we think of interpreters, we immediately think of medical, conference, or legal situations. Although interpreters are most commonly used for these cases, here are some other ways a certified interpreter can help offer assistance:  In the office– Have you ever had to conduct an interview, or had a lengthy meeting with a business associate that does 

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Need a Reliable Last Minute Interpreter For Your Meeting or Appointment?

Whether for work or personal, last minute meetings and appointments are bound to happen. When those meetings involve communication with someone that doesn’t speak your language, how do you find an interpreter in a short amount of time? Here are some tips for finding a last minute interpreter:  Research – A quick search can provide several results, but 

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The Importance of Certified Medical and Health Care Interpreters

Across the nation, certified health care interpreters are in extreme demand. Most medical and health care practices provide patients with the invaluable service from a certified medical or health care interpreter.  Certified interpreters are present for admittance, consultations, exams, and patient to health care provider appointments. Just as the interpreter is providing understanding to the patient, they 

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What Does a Conference Interpreter Do?

If you’ve attended an international or professional seminar, summit, or conference, you may have noticed a conference interpreter present.  Conference interpreting is a specialized skill which allows communication between the speaker and a group of audience members. Conference interpreters are tasked with listening to the context of what the speaker is saying, and relaying it back 

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Why Choose a Certified Interpreter vs. a Non Certified Interpreter?

When language barriers arise in pressing situations, you might think the easier option would to call on a friend or a family member to offer lingual assistance. While it may seem convenient, there are important reasons for choosing professional certified interpreters to facilitate the meeting, appointment or conference. We’ve listed the four most important reasons to choose 

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Interpreter Don’ts: How to Avoid Interference for More Quality Interpretations

A session or appointment with a face to face or telephonic interpreter needs to run as smoothly as possible to maximize efficiency.  You might not realize it, but an interpreter’s job is extremely demanding, and the way we interact with them has the potential to cause or add stress, or even prolong the session. What can 

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Interpreter Don’ts: How to Avoid Interference for More Quality Interpretations Part II

In the first part of our “don’ts” blog, we covered the basic ways you can avoid obstruction during a meeting or appointment with a certified interpreter. As a follow-up, here are a few more ways to make sure appointments with face to face or telephonic interpreters runs smoothly:  The Interpreter is not a babysitter/escort:  A prompt and professional interpreter 

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