Walking the Talk: How to Become a Truly Professional Interpreter

To succeed in J<>E interpreting, there are several things you must do: 1) prepare for your assignment properly; 2) dress appropriately; 3) gain your clients’/audience’s trust in the beginning; 4) be ethical; 5) have the necessary tools; and 6) end with a high note (for a positive, lasting impression). This session will present the “Do’s and Don’ts” of J<>E interpreting as well as some exercises to enhance memory/interpreting skills based on the presenter’s 30-some years of experience.