Miriam Andrade

CMI-Spanish | English<>Spanish Interpretation

Question of the day: What is sight translation?

Have you ever wondered what Sight Translation is?

Read more in the: NCHIC Sight Translation & Written Translation Guidelines for Healthcare Interpreters
“Sight translation: Sight translation is the oral rendition of text written in one language into another language and is usually done in the moment. Central to sight translation are the following skills: the ability to comprehend written text in one language (reading skills) and the ability to produce an oral or signed rendition in another language (speaking or speech production skills). Sight translation is often requested of an interpreter during an interpreting assignment”.

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