The Importance of Enunciation for Legal Interpreters

By |April 17th, 2012|

The realm of legal interpreting has been marred with controversy over the past several weeks following the privatisation of court interpreting services under a new contract signed between Applied Language Solutions and the Ministry of Justice. In the latest of setbacks, a story was brought to our attention regarding an error in an interpreter’s pronunciation which led to the dismissal of a court case. So just how important is clear enunciation in providing a legal interpreting service, and how much attention to interpreters need to pay to not only what they say, but also how they say it?

There are many […]