is a specialist in oral communication whose specialised
education and perfect knowledge of one or several foreign
languages and cultures allows him to transmit all the
subtleties and technical difficulties of a speech in
takes place in halls equipped with interpretation booths.
The term "simultaneous" implies that the speaker
and the interpreter speak at the same time.
Consecutive or liaison
interpreters transmit a speaker's presentation
once it is finished (usually one to ten minutes afterwards).
This is often a good option for meetings involving a
small number of participants: commercial negotiations,
round tables, business lunches…
Specific research before each
Constant terminology research: the interpreter must
be knowledgeable in a large variety of subjects
Intellectual speed and agility
Articulate, precise diction