Analysis of Some Common Misconceptions Regarding the Profession of Liaison Interpreting

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https://doi.org/10.12797/MOaP.27.2021.54.05

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liaison interpreting, professionalisation, public image

Abstract

The aim of the article is to present some of the problems related to the professionalisation of interpreting from the perspective of the public misconceptions about this occupation. An analysis of three press releases published online shows, that the terms “interpreting” and “translation” are used quite often to describe any form of communication occurring between two languages, rather than a profession, even if no third, mediating party is present. This may suggest low social consciousness regarding liaison interpreting and a need to consider the public image during the professionalisation process of this occupation.

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2021-12-21

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Kruk-Junger, K. . (2021). Analysis of Some Common Misconceptions Regarding the Profession of Liaison Interpreting. Między Oryginałem a Przekładem, 27(4(54), 85–98. https://doi.org/10.12797/MOaP.27.2021.54.05