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Interpreting Communication Research

A Case Study Approach

by Lawrence R. Frey

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Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages338
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Open LibraryOL7342778M
ISBN 100135891108
ISBN 109780135891100

The world's largest employer of interpreters is currently the European Commission[36] which employs hundreds of staff and freelance interpreters working into the official languages of the European Union and some others. Contestants are judged based on the appropriateness of their selections and their portrayal of the characters. It is a more or less stable state and thus not to be confused with body gestures which are movements. In summary, this is an extremely useful book for educators, interpreter practitioners, and novice or aspiring researchers in the field.

In other words, a spoken message is always sent on two levels simultaneously, verbal and non-verbal. Human beings use non-verbal means to persuade or to control others, to clarify or embellish things, to stress, complement, regulate and repeat verbal expressions. However, it is an illuminating read even or maybe especially for those outside of the field, and may have relevance for the impact of privatization on other interpreting services. There are scores of definitions that researchers and scholars use to define non-verbal communication.

However, intonation is not always used correctly. In other words, a spoken message is always sent on two levels simultaneously, verbal and non-verbal. The differences between the use of verbal elements and the use of non-verbal elements can be described as the difference between doing and communicating about doing. According to both of them, when interpretation is strongly relevant to its audience, it is likely to provoke thinking and elaboration. Clearly what exam jurors are after is some type of high quality interpreting, this is also supposedly what accreditation jurors or peer-assessors are looking for. Consecutive interpretation may be the chosen mode when bilingual listeners are present who wish to hear both the original and interpreted speech or where, as in a court setting, a record must be kept of both.


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Interpreting Communication Research book

The author begins by reviewing mainstream research on consecutive interpreting and then dissociates himself from it, conducting a three-tier analysis of interpreting data. The intended audiences for the book are interpreters, interpreter educators, and aspiring researchers, and I agree that it would be a very relevant resource for all of these groups.

Simultaneous interpreter's station Televic Conference at the European Court of Justice Simultaneous interpretation SI suffers the disadvantage that if a person is performing the service the interpreter must do the best he or she can within the time permitted by the pace of source speech.

Teams of two or more interpreters, with one actively interpreting and the second monitoring for greater accuracy, may be deployed.

As a result, this chapter will mainly consider face-to-face situations. A speaker from a far Eastern country may report on a rather depressing subject but at the same time may be smiling or even laughing.

Share this:. This chapter complements Debra L. Both prefrontal cortex and neocortex developed during the process of human evolution and are therefore younger than the limbic system. Napier and Hale have produced an excellent resource for emerging researchers, and our communities of practice will be the better for having this text.

Interpreting Communication Research : A Case Study Approach

Paris: Editions Robert Laffont S. Non-verbal communication is not only crucial in a plain daily communication situation but also for the interpreter. For example the eyes tend to show happiness, sadness or even surprise. Escort interpreter[ edit ] In escort interpreting, an interpreter accompanies a person or a delegation on a tour, on a visit, or to a business meeting or interview.

However, today, interpreters can be confronted with an angry speaker, on whom more or less violent body gestures can be observed for example when he or she bangs a fist on the table. And the same goes for intonation, speed and so forth. She suggests that the field is largely in Stage 2, wherein researchers are still describing the range of phenomena that comprise the field of study.

A really tricky business as anyone of you who have been on an exam jury will know. Studies have found that most interpreter training programs do not sufficiently prepare students for the highly variable day-to-day stresses that an interpreter must manage, and there is an ongoing conversation in the interpreting field as to how to appropriately prepare students for the challenges of the job.

Interpreting booths in the European Parliament where interpreters simultaneously interpret debates between the 24 official languages of the European Union.

The interpreter working for the media has to sound as slick and confident as a television presenter. Napier gives practical tips for coming up with research ideas, explains how and why collaboration is useful, and gives advice on what and where to publish.

However, when the speaker is slouched or erect, his or her legs crossed or arms folded, such postures convey a degree of formality or relaxation. Once again, simultaneous interpreters are limited in their opportunities of cultural transfer for they cannot communicate visually in their booth and clarify the situation.

In the first case, the voice rises at the end of the phrase or the sentence and in the second case, it falls. The right hemisphere of the brain is also called the emotional brain, or limbic system. Different user groups first rated how important the different categories were and then they were asked to rate different speeches, tweaked for certain features.

Both Tilden and Ham appear to be strongly influenced by the views of constructivist learning theorists--with Tilden influenced by John Deweyand Ham influenced by cognitive constructivist Jean Piaget and social constructivist Lev Vygotsky. As he makes clear from the outset, a new and combined methodology for consecutive interpreting needs to be constructed to satisfy both the relation of the phenomenon to experience as well as its social foundation.

Chapter five describes what possibilities the interpreter is given to reproduce non-verbal communication. The majority of professional full-time conference interpreters work for phone interpreting agencies, health care institutions, courts, school systems and international organizations like the United Nationsfor the United Nations Interpretation Servicethe European Unionor the African Union.

The textbook employs realistic examples, continuing case studies and a business.Ham formally presented the thematic approach for the first time in his book, wherein he outlined the "EROT" (Enjoyable, Relevant, Organized, Thematic) framework.

Drawing heavily on persuasive communication research, Ham refined the EROT framework in the early s and renamed it the TORE model of thematic interpretation. Whether your request is for an on-site interpreter or one for a video remote interpreting (VRI) request, you can trust VCI to provide you the most qualified, competent and proficient nationally certified sign language interpreters to ensure successful and efficient communication happens between your company and the deaf, deaf/blind, and hard-of.

Addressing the theme of the Second Alcalá Conference on Public Service Interpreting and Translation, “translation as mediation”, this paper discusses whether and how the notion of mediation applies, or should be applied, to interpreting.

The semantic and terminological complexities involved in the view of interpreting as mediation are illustrated with two ‘case studies’ — two. This book sheds light on the phenomenon of consecutive interpreting.

It combines phenomenological and empirical analyses to build a communication theory of interpreting. The author begins by reviewing mainstream research on consecutive interpreting and then dissociates himself from it, conducting a three-tier analysis of interpreting data.

Translation and Interpreting Studies Research

Dec 09,  · About Research Methods in Interpreting. This is the first book to deliver a comprehensive guide to research methods in all types of interpreting. It brings together the expertise of two world-recognized scholars in spoken and signed language interpreting to cover the full scope of the discipline.

Medical interpreting is a subset of public service interpreting, consisting of communication among Healthcare personnel and the patient and their family or among Healthcare personnel speaking different languages, facilitated by an interpreter, usually formally educated and qualified to provide such interpretation services.