An interpreter is a person who converts a thought or expression in a source language into an expression with a comparable meaning in a target language either simultaneously in “real time” or consecutively after one party has finished speaking. The interpreter’s function is to convey every semantic element (tone and register) and every intention and feeling of the message that the source-language speaker is directing to target-language recipients.
Meet the incredible Jajo and pals in the video at the foot of the page
The ALS language contract
Parliament TV Link to the Public Accounts committee hearing
Interpreters predicted and represented to the MoJ that the language contract would be a disaster. They were right.
I’m happy to say The Bar Council is working with the Interpreters to collate evidence of the failures. I hope the results will help their case. They were treated appallingly. Many of the Interpreters will know…
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