August 14, 2019

Note-Taking is Vital

Tracking information is vital for interpreters, particularly when interpreting consecutively. In this recent article by Athena Matilsky at the NAJIT Observer discusses how to get the most from your note taking during interpreting sessions, but I’m particularly struck by her emphasis on “less is more” when it comes to note taking. Essentially, the goal when […]

August 27, 2015

Court Interpreter Saves the Hearing

Not long ago a local county court requested an Arabic court interpreter from our company for a hearing that involved several parties, one of which was in custody. When the hearing date finally arrived and all the parties were present, the hearing got underway. The interpreter quickly noticed that the LEPs (Limited English Persons) whom […]

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