Consecutive interpreting

Helle V. Dam
Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University
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Interpreting may be classified, labelled and divided into types and subtypes based on various criteria, working mode being one of the most important of these. When categorizing according to mode, two major types of interpreting emerge: simultaneous and consecutive interpreting. In consecutive interpreting, the interpreter starts rendering the target-language version after the speaker has stopped speaking: the interpreter speaks consecutively to the speaker, hence the name.

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