Interpreting Services

Professional Language Interpretation Services

An interpreter works with the spoken word.

Interpreters convey the meaning faithfully, accurately and impartially from one language into another.
A successful interpretation is one in which the target language fully and accurately reflects the style, register and cultural content of the source language, without additions, omissions and embellishments. [1]

Similarly to translation, there are different types of interpretations:
  • In-Person/On-Site (whisper/booth)
  • Via Video/Online
  • Via Telephone
There are three types of interpretation modes.  All three modes are highly complex.

Consecutive Interpreting

Consecutive interpreting is when the speaker talks clearly and pauses every phrase or so to give the interpreter time to render the interpretation.  The interpreter listens to a segment of speech, the speaker stops to allow the interpreter to speak, and so on.   Interpreters sometimes take short notes to help recall key words or numbers.

Simultaneous Interpreting

Simultaneous interpreting is interpreting at the same time others are speaking.  This is an extremely complex mental task, requiring concentration far beyond what most people usually experience.  Just to give you an idea of the difficulty, interpreting has been compared to working as an air traffic controller.

Sight Translation

Sight Translation is when the interpreter gives the rendering of a source text directly into a target language for informational purposes, not for a translation.

For more information on interpretation read our Client's Guide To Professional Interpreting Services

Where can you find a professional language interpreter?

Are you looking for a professional language interpreter?

How do you find that perfect qualified or certified interpreter who will communicate your message correctly?  eLingual.Net is a great place to start.

Unlike traditional interpretation job marketplaces where jobs are auctioned off or given to a middleman, eLingual.Net works to find you the most qualified professional interpreters in our network. 

Here’s how it works:
  1. You provide what's important to you in your job description.
  2. We'll recommend your job to members with the right skills and experience based on their profile.
  3. You get a qualified applicant pool to choose from.

We’re happy to help you find that next great professional interpreter.  But remember, doing your research is key.  Make sure you research each one, look at the different profiles, the services they offer, and also make sure your communicate with each one before making a decision.
Your interpreter is going to be part of your team so make sure that you know, like, and trust that person.
1. Interagency Language Roundtable, ILR Skill Level Descriptions for Translation Performancehttp://www.govtilr.org/Skills/interpretationSLDapproved.htm

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For the professional translator and interpreter, this means no middleman, no job bidding, the freedom of setting their own fees, having control over their services, and who they choose to work with.
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