СULTURAL ASPECTS OF SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETING
Keywords:culture, communication, cross-cultural communication, etiquette and protocol, idiomatic expressions, cultural nuances, language and cultural competence.
This article discusses the responsibilities of interpreters in navigating cultural differences, emphasizing the need for cultural competence, and examining the impact of culture on language itself. It also delves into the strategies that interpreters employ to handle cultural challenges, while adhering to ethical considerations. Real-life case studies highlight the real-world implications of cultural misunderstandings in interpreting and provide valuable lessons for both professionals and aspiring interpreters.
In an age of advancing technology, the article addresses the role of modern tools, such as machine translation, and their limitations in preserving cultural nuances during interpretation. It concludes by underscoring the significance of cultural aspects in simultaneous interpreting and the responsibility of interpreters in fostering effective cross-cultural communication. As our world grows increasingly interconnected, the ability to decode the cultural intricacies behind words becomes more critical than ever in ensuring successful communication across diverse languages and cultures.
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