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    Hello everyone!

    Here is some interesting article I found about different types of interpreting:
    https://dculs.dcu.ie/interpreting-se...-interpreting/

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    yes, it´s a good summary. Though I don´t quite understand what "Liaison Interpreting" is... I would have said that was "consecutive".
    Anyone has some experience on this one?

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    Hi, Ana! Liaison interpreting refers to community interpreting which is a specific type of interpreting service found more in community-based than in organisational situations. It is a particularly vital service in communities with large numbers of ethnic minorities, enabling those minorities to access services where, due to the language barrier, they would otherwise find it difficult.

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    Hi analaura,

    Liaison interpreting can be considered to be a hybrid form of interpretation which involves relaying and can be done after a short speech or consecutively, sentence by sentence, or even by whispering. A small sentence or a part of it is relayed between two or many people involved in the conversation. It is simple and might just need one to note everything.

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    Yes! I agree. In fact, consecutive interpreting is more connected with long pieces of speech. Liason interpreting may not require any notetaking, but for some figures or acronyms.

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    Can anyone tell me the difference between Consecutive Interpreting and Whispered Interpreting?

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    Hi!

    In my opinion, "whispered interpreting" is suitable for a small group of listeners and the speaker does not need to pause.

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    I would actually say that whispering interpreting is more informal and most helpful for a very small audience, not more than two people.

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    Este es el entorno de este tipo de interpretación.
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