Consecutive Vs Simultaneous interpretation
Understand the difference between consecutive and simultaneous interpreting
Knowing the difference between the two modes of interpretation will greatly help you while planning for interpreter services. Some events will require just simultaneous interpreting while others may require both!
Consecutive interpreting is when the speaker pauses after several sentences or phrases, allowing the interpreter time to relay the message to the other party or audience. Consecutive interpreters are used for a variety of situations such as:
• General conversation