Attorneys graduate from law schools and doctors earn their medical degrees, and all the years of study allow them to become knowledgeable in their specialty. An interpreter needs to master the specialized vocabulary in 2 or more languages, without obtaining the specialized training the individuals practicing the specific profession do.
Therefore, many interpreters work in legal, medical, educational, business, and many other subject areas throughout their career. They develop a pretty good understanding of these fields and become familiar with filed-specific terminology; however, the more specialized the subject matter, the harder it becomes to follow, understand and, therefore, interpret. You cannot interpret what you cannot understand.
This will increase the quality of interpretation and make your event run smoothly.
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