Working in a Booth of Three
Aktualisiert: 30. Juni 2020
Do simultaneous interpreters always work in pairs?
Simultaneous interpreters usually work in pairs.
But when meetings are long and we work bi-directionally (for example, English to Russian and Russian to English), at international conferences 3 interpreters for the same language set are assigned.
In this setting, the interpreters switch every 20 minutes. This allows to stay focused and ensure high performance over a longer period of time.
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