Consecutive interpreting — the interpreter translates short fragments (consisting of one or several sentences) of a speech immediately after they are spoken.
Simultaneous interpreting — two interpreters, each based in a soundproof cabin, take turns listening to the speakers and simultaneously impart the meaning of their words using a microphone, while the audience listens via headphones.
Escort interpreting — during a meeting, the escort interpreter converts the meaning of a speaker’s words to a given person or group of people.
Certified interpreting services
Usually, a consecutive or escort interpreting service is performed by a sworn translator trained as an interpreter. They are especially helpful when one of the parties at a meeting does not speak Polish, e.g. during board meetings or agreement closures.