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Interpretation

Interpretation

CommBridge Language Services offers on site and over the phone interpretation services in different languages throughout the state of Arizona.Our team of interpreters has been carefully selected based on years of training and experience. Depending on their area of expertise, they hold current Medical and/or Court Interpreter Certifications.

We provide on-site:

• Conference Interpretation
• Medical Interpretation
• Legal Interpretation
• Escort Interpretation
• Sign Language Interpretation (ASL)

Rates vary depending on language combination, level of expertise in a particular subject, and amount of hours interpretation is required. Travel fees may apply for events outside of the Phoenix Metro area.

Modes of Interpretation:

Consecutive: the interpreter renders the message once the speaker has paused.

Simultaneous: the interpreter renders the message as the speaker is speaking.

Whispering: the interpreter whispers the message to a small audience in a simultaneous manner.

Types of Interpretation:

Conference interpretation: takes place in a conference environment in a consecutive or simultaneous manner.

Legal interpretation: takes place in courts, administrative tribunals, county jails, law offices, etc. Depending on the occasion, it may be performed consecutively or simultaneously.

Medical interpretation: usually takes place at a hospital, clinic, or doctors’ offices. The interpreter serves as a liaison between a medical caregiver and a patient and/or family members.

Escort/ Liaison interpretation: the interpreter escorts a person or a group of people on business or pleasure trips, meetings, shows, interviews, etc.

Sign language interpretation: takes places in all modes and types described above.