The Critical Link: Interpreters in the Community

Papers from the 1st international conference on interpreting in legal, health and social service settings, Geneva Park, Canada, 1–4 June 1995

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| Vancouver Community Col.
| Univ. of Ottawa
| Ministry of Attorney-General, Ontario
| Open Learning Agency, Br. Columbia
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What is community interpreting? What are the roles of the community interpreter? What are the standards, evaluation methods and accreditation procedures pertaining to community interpreting? What training is available or required in this field? What are the current issues and practices in community interpreting in different parts of the world? These key questions, discussed at the first international conference on community interpreting, are addressed in this collection of selected conference papers.
The merit of this volume is that it presents the first comprehensive and global view of a rapidly growing profession, which has developed out of the need to provide services to those who do not speak the official language(s) of a country. Both the problems and the successes related to the challenge of providing adequate community interpreting services in different countries are covered in this volume.
[Benjamins Translation Library, 19]  1997.  viii, 322 pp.
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Table of Contents
Foreword: A landmark in the evolution of interpreting
Brian Harris
1
Overview of community interpreting
Community interpreting today and tomorrow
Roda P. Roberts
7
Roles of the community interpreter
The role of the interpreter in the adversarial courtroom
Sabine Fenton
29
Recycled information as a questioning strategy: Pitfalls in interpreted-mediated talk
Cecilia Wadensjö
35
Training in community interpreting
Orientation workshops for interpreters of all languages: How tostrike a balance between the ideal world and reality
Holly Mikkelson and Hanne Mintz
55
Training the community interpreter: the Nunavut arctic college experience
Christine Penney and Susan Sammons
65
Training needs of public personnel working with interpreters
Ann Corsellis
77
Standards, evaluation, accreditation
The challenges of setting and monitoring the standards of community interpreting: An australian perspective
Sherrill J. Bell
93
Community interpreting or not? Practices, standards and accreditation
Adolfo Gentile
109
Accreditation in australia: An alternative means
Elizabeth Lascar
119
Obtaining feedback from non-Engllish speakers
Nathan Garber and Louise A. Mauffette-Leenders
131
Issues in community interpreting
Degree of interpreter responsibilty in the interaction process in community interpreting
Birgitta Englund Dimitrova
147
Interpreting for health in the united states: Government partnerships with communities, interpreters, and providers
Julia Puebla Fortier
165
Legal interpreting by Any other name is still legal interpreting
Virginia Benmaman
179
The courtroom interpreter: Paragon and Intruder?
Yvonne Fowler
191
The interpreter on trial: Pragmatics in court interpreting
Sandra Hale
201
Community interpreting in Practice
“Is there anybody out there?” community interpreting in austria
Franz Pöchhacker
215
Schollchildren as community interpreters
Carolyn Bullock and Brian Harris
227
Training college students as community interpreters: an innovative model
Suzanne Michael and Marianne Cocchini
237
UN military observer interpreting in a community setting
Roy / Francis Thomas
249
Court interpretation in Denmark
Nancy Schweda Nicholson and Bodil Martinsen
259
A three-tiered health care interpreter system
Silvana E. Carr
271
Rhetoric and reality: Two decades of community interpreting and translating in australia
Terry Chesher
277
Works cited
293
Index
311
“The merit of this volume is that it presents the first comprehensive and global view of a rapidly growing profession, which has developed out of the need to provide services to those who do not speak the official language(s) of a country.”
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Translation & Interpreting Studies

Interpreting
BIC Subject: CFP – Translation & interpretation
BISAC Subject: LAN023000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Translating & Interpreting
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