Value of interpreting

Working with professional interpreters saves time… and money! How much time do patients spend in the Emergency Room? The following chart compares how much time they spend there with different types of language assistance. Telephonic interpreters: 141 minutes Bilingual provider: 153 minutes In-person interpreter: 116 minutes. The in-person interpreter is the clear winner. Having interpreted [...]

By |2017-10-14T15:56:46+00:00August 28th, 2015|Advocacy|

Language Proficiency self evaluation

These tools give you a way to self-evaluate your language proficiency. This link, from the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines, has the option to click on different languages on the left, and on the different skills (speaking, writing, listening and reading) on the top. As you see the samples matched with the description for each level, you [...]

By |2017-10-14T16:09:24+00:00August 22nd, 2015|Interpreting Standards, Language Proficiency|