Remote Video Interpreting (VRI)

VRI is a growing segment of the interpreting practice. Here are a couple of articles to help you evaluate whether this will work for you. On Friday, February 7, the Cross Cultural Communications e-newsletter included some interesting statements about VRI. Please see a video from Marjory Bancroft with a message about VRI here. Here are [...]

By |2017-10-14T16:14:45+00:00February 12th, 2014|Interpreting Standards, Technology|

Foreign Language for Doctors?

How do we answer people who say they want to learn a foreign language so they can work with patients? There’s an interesting article online, called “Let’s not contribute to disparities” on the National Institutes of Health website. The ILR Skill Level Descriptions should help administrators and staff be able to determine the required levels [...]

By |2017-10-14T16:15:04+00:00February 11th, 2014|Interpreting Standards, Language Proficiency|