What is sight translation?

on April 29, 2015 Basic Information and Tags: , with 0 comments

Sight translation involves reading a written text in one language silently, and simultaneously speaking the content aloud in another language. For example, a legal firm may ask a Japanese to English translator to sight translate parts of Japanese documents, speaking the content aloud in English so they can identify what the documents are and whether […]

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What is the difference between translation and interpreting?

on March 16, 2015 Basic Information and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

Both translation and interpreting involve working between two languages, but there are important differences. Translation is for the written word (documents, web sites, etc.) is asynchronous (text is written, then translated) is normally done independently of the document author, often from a separate location uses online and printed reference materials. Interpreting is for the spoken […]

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