Creado por Patricia Pradolin, docente de Práctica de la Interpretación, Introducción a la Traducción y Orientación Profesional

miércoles, 13 de noviembre de 2013

15 frases que hablan de interpretación

Gracias blog En la luna de Babel, Bootheando y Jose Luis VIllanueva Senchuk

#1
Simultaneous interpretation is like driving a car that has a steering wheel but no brakes and no reverse
Pyotr Avaliani, intérprete ruso de la ONU
#2
Always respect the Magnus Magnusson principle: “I’ve started so I’ll finish”
Blog Redemption Blues, «How to be an Interpreter»
#3
Interpretation is not a mere slavish rendition of every word, but a distillation of the message, a processed essence purified of all extraneous verbiage, a concentrate of the speaker’s intentions
Blog Redemption Blues, «How to be an Interpreter»
#4
Five minutes into every long speech there is a wall. The good interpreter crashes into it and emerges on the other side, shaken but not stirred
Charles Montgomery, AIIC
#5
Interpreters should be heard, not smelled
Fernando Almeida
#6
It takes more than having two hands to be a good pianist. It takes more than knowing two languages to be a good translator or interpreter
Francois Grosjean, Experto en psicolingüística
#7
Reliable interpreting stands or falls with accurate analysis
Harry Obst, en su libro «White House Interpreter. The Art of Interpretation»
#8
Interpreters are linguistic acrobats constantly walking on a tightrope
Jean Delisle, en la introducción al libro de Ruth A. Roland «Interpreters as Diplomats: A Diplomatic History of the Role of Interpreters in World Politics»

#9

Like Polyphemus, one eye – the mind’s eye, which sees through the words to perceive the meaning…
Michael Francis, en su conferencia «Thought analysis in conference interpreting»
#10
An interpreter is either viewed as being part of the furniture, a sort of linguistic tap one turns on to get hot or cold running translations or, more flatteringly, as a universal genius with an intimate knowledge of 35 languages and 250 minor dialects and an IQ which makes Einstein seem a mental deficient. Both views are, of course, far from the mark
Michael Francis, en su conferencia «Thought analysis in conference interpreting»

#11

Interpreting, like playing chess, is a game of problem solving, evaluation, critical thinking, intuition and forecasting. Every game is different and each game is a challenge
Pham Hong Hanh, en su tesis de fin de carrera «Note-taking in consecutive interpreting»

#12

Interpreting is rather closer to a more intuitive game such as bridge
Roderick Jones, en su libro «Conference interpreting explained»
#13
Isn’t that like sending a surgeon into gallbladder surgery without letting him see the X-rays first? (Sobre la reticencia de algunos clientes a dar a los intérpretes copias de los discursos para cabina)
Sue Hilton, AIIC
#14
Actualmente, el destino del mundo depende, en primer lugar, de los estadistas y, en segundo lugar, de los intérpretes
Trygve Halvdan Lie, diplomático noruego y primer Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas
#15
Communication is the very raison d’être of interpreting
Anna-Riitta Vuorikoski, en su artículo «Rhetoric as an opportunity for interpreting studies»