Consecutive Interpreting

Ubiqus founded in 1991 offers the most professional consecutive  interpretation service available. This type of interpretation offers a number of benefits:

✓ No specialist equipment required  

✓ Highly qualified & Accredited Consecutive Interpreters 

Portable & Convenient.

Ubiqus helps you make your message heard.  

Consecutive interpreting is just part of the full suite of language interpretation and translation services we offer.

Our approach is attentive, customer oriented and timely – and includes attentive professional advice as standard requirements. Scroll down to find out more

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  • When is consecutive interpretation used?
Consecutive interpretation is usually the technique of choice for:
Court hearings
Keynote conference speeches
Conference calls
Tribunals
Arbitrations
Depositions
Interviews

 

  • What is consecutive interpreting?
Consecutive interpreters wait for the speaker to pause before interpreting. The interpreter may interpret after every sentence, or may take notes and then interpret several minutes of speech at once. Consecutive interpreters are bilingual by definition – but just being bilingual isn’t enough. Professional interpreters invest years in training and practice to reach the standards we require.

 

  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of using consecutive interpreters?

Consecutive interpreting is easy to set up – it requires no special equipment, no booths or headphones or microphones. It is therefore very portable and convenient.
Consecutive interpreters are most helpful where only two languages are being used (usually English and one other language).
If meetings involve many different languages, consecutive interpreting won’t be the right technique – in these cases, you need simultaneous interpreting.