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  • consecutive... simultaneous....

  • consecutive...

  • simultaneous.... which one do I pick?

  • Hi everybody welcome back.

  • So today I thought I'd go ahead and discuss an interpreteing topic.

  • Many of you want to become interpreters, or you

  • are an interpreter. But anyways I'd thought I would go ahead and discuss the 2 different kinds

  • of sign langauge interpreting and the 2 kinds are

  • simultaneous

  • and consecutive.

  • So what's the difference?

  • So the first one,

  • simultaneous, that means

  • at the same time... the same time. (typewriter sounds)

  • So that would mean

  • for example the person starts talking,

  • then I'd wait a little bit until I understand the

  • concept and then I'd go ahead and start interpreting at the same time they're talking. So,

  • they're talking and I'm interpreting at the same time.

  • Ok, often times there's a little bit of a delay, but still you are

  • working at the same time. Now for

  • consecutive, that's a little bit different.

  • That means... (typewriter sounds)

  • So for example the person would

  • talk, say a few sentences, or one or two

  • concepts and then they pause and then I go ahead and interpret.

  • Then it goes back, then they talk, then

  • I interpret. So pause, interpret, pause talk, back and forth.

  • So forth, so in simultaneous it's the same time,

  • and then consecutive. So what are

  • they for? Why would I use simultaneous, or why would I use consecutive?

  • I'd say most often with sign langauge interpreting,

  • typically it's simultaneous. Ummm,

  • there's really not many situations that I've actually experienced using consecutive

  • interpreting. I would say consecutive is usually is for

  • like beginning interpreters. If it's really hard for you to be able to process

  • and interpret at the same time. You know I mean it's a really difficult skill for you to learn.

  • So a lot of times with beginning interpreters, or if someone doesn't really

  • know sign langauge as well. They say "hold on" and then they interpret, "ok what did you say?"

  • "Ok let me think" and then they interpret. So maybe for that situation. Umm

  • that does not mean that its less of an interpreting. I'm just saying, typically that's what I've

  • noticed it used for. Simultaneous is used for regular

  • professional interpreting. So I'm gonna go ahead and

  • give you some demonstrations of what it actually looks like for both of these.

  • So I'm gonna go ahead and have a clip of

  • myself talking here. Then I will go ahead

  • and demonstrat the simultaneous and then

  • the consecutive. Ok so first we're gonna start with simultaneous.

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  • for you. Umm this is just a stick deodorant and it doesn't leave any sort of

  • white marks or anything like that, that I noticed of. Ummm..."

  • Ok so that was simultaneous

  • so now I'm going to show you consecutive.

  • "The pros about this are, it is organic,

  • cruelty free, and it's good for sensitive skin. I don't necessarily have

  • sensitive pits, but it is good for you...."

  • "Umm this is just a stick deodorant.

  • It doesn't leave any sort of white marks or anything like that, that I've noticed of."

  • Ok so that was consecutive, meaning

  • talking or signing or whatever it is, but for this example talking

  • waiting, pausing, and then interpreting. So agian it's just

  • different. Now I've actually with simultaneous

  • umm mostly I said that's used for interpreting. Typically it's just easier

  • because you can have a good conversation flow at the same time. You dont' have to pause

  • and take turns back and forth and kind of make the whole thing a lot longer. Umm now

  • I did recently do a little bit of research and there's some people

  • that now that are actually considering that consecutive is more beneficial.

  • I haven't really gone in depth in research with that, but maybe if I can, I can

  • find more information then I can make a video about that if you guys would be interested.

  • But consecutive is good

  • mainly becaue really you're getting the information and

  • then you're waiting a little bit. Each time getting a little

  • bit of information each time. Whereas with simultaneous you're

  • listening or "listening" and interpreting at the same time. So,

  • sometimes during that process you might miss information or you

  • might screw up. So I mean is it going to

  • become more consecutive in the future? I don't know!

  • We will see. So hopefully

  • you guys have a little bit better of an understanding of the different kinds of interpreting.

  • What they're used for and maybe you know saw the

  • demonstaration. If you still have questions, please go ahead and leave those as comments.

  • I definitely would love to answer any of the questions you have.

  • Yeah I'll see you all in the next video. Bye!

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