You haven’t forgotten how to interpret, you’re just tired and hungry.
A client wanting you to take their side in a disagreement during an appointment is just a stranger standing by a van offering you candy.
Some of the most unintentionally dirty things to ever come out of my mouth were a result of literal translation.
No matter what you think when you see yourself interpret, someone looks at you and says, “magical.”
Thank you Tasha Miller Collins.
Five focused minutes in the chair can teach an interpreter more than an hour in the classroom.
Interpreters’ random knowledge is a mile wide and half and inch deep.
I’m not sure if it’s about Clients or colleagues… but there is a lesson here, somewhere.
I could not make the captions work. He leans into the Bear and whispers “but she’s so pretty…”