German Translation & Interpreting Services
Video Remote Interpreters also available
Have your business activities run into German language barriers? Do you require the services of a professional translator or interpreter for documents, events or meetings? If so, you have come to the right place! TJC Global offers German translation and interpreting services to suit every business requirement and can cater for locations across the globe, including Europe, Asia, the Middle East, the USA, South America, Africa and Australia.
Our German linguists have expertise in a wide variety of different industries, in addition to native level of both German and at least one other language. Our network of professional German interpreters also includes certified conference and legal interpreters. This allows us to find the perfect translator and/or interpreter for your project, ensuring accurate and well-informed language support every time.
We also specialise in providing German deposition interpreters and have worked for clients and organisations in many cities worldwide providing this service. Please see the link below for more details about our German legal specialists. Or to find out more about what we offer in any field, contact us directly.
What forms of interpreter services can TJC Global provide?
Video/videoconference interpreting: (also Video Remote Interpreting is available) TJC provides language interpreting services to support events such as business discussions, conferences, legal/court/arbitration/litigation, and other online business interactions in the industry during these challenging times.
Participants can communicate via video or voice calls using laptops, smartphones, tablets etc. These can be recorded should you wish to take minutes. Our professionally qualified interpreters can join your online virtual meeting, event, or proceeding, for example, and interpret remotely in the language pairing you require to facilitate smooth communication between all parties.
Telephone/teleconference interpreting is a practical way to bridge any language barriers. The interpreter is either located remotely (away from either party) or is with one of the parties. In both cases, they deliver interpreting services through telephone conferencing.
Telephone interpretation is helpful for clients who cannot travel to their counterparts’ countries but still wish, for example, to hold business discussions or communicate progress updates. At TJC Global, we are pleased to provide professionally qualified interpreters in almost any selected language combination.
Simultaneous interpreting (also available with Video Remote Interpretation (VRI))
is used for international conferences, critical business discussions, seminars & symposiums. In this case, two to three interpreters are usually situated in a booth, away from the audience, and take turns to interpret at high speed, changing over every 15-20 minutes to avoid fatigue.
The interpreters use headsets to listen to the speaker’s message and repeat it immediately (practically “simultaneously”) in the target language to benefit relevant audience members.
Consecutive interpreting (also available with Video Remote Interpretation (VRI)) is the most common type. It is used for business discussions, negotiations, contract exchanges, commercial, legal and technical meetings, medical or court hearings, or onsite inspections. The interpreter listens to the speaker, often making notes, and later delivers the meaning in the target language.
The interpreter may wait until a pause or the end, at which point they deliver a translation relatively quickly. Consecutive interpreting may also be used at conferences for panel discussions, Q&A sessions or private discussions between parties – at a stand or elsewhere.
For more information on the specific fields covered by our German translators and interpreters, please see the pages below:
Media and Publications
Medical and Science
Retail and Consumer
Business / Finance
Patents, Research & Development
German is the official language of Germany, and one of the twenty-three languages of the European Union. Native speakers number almost 100 million, with approximately 80 million speaking it as a second language. It is closely related to English, Dutch and Frisian languages and uses the twenty-six letters of the Latin alphabet plus three vowels with umlauts (also called diaeresis): ä, ö, ü, in addition to the “Scharfes ‘S'” or “eszet”: ß. German is also spoken in Austria, Luxembourg, Lichtenstein, and some parts of Italy and is one of the four main languages of Switzerland, the others being French, Italian and Romansh. Of course, in these countries, accents can be strong and Swiss German is well known for being relatively unintelligible to speakers of standard German.
There are also various German dialects within Germany, tracing back to the different German tribes, many of which demonstrate substantial differences in lexicon, phonology and syntax to standard or “High German”. People from Bavaria (one of the Southern “Länder”), for instance, often have very different words for things than those in general use; while “Plattdeutsch” aka “Plattdüütsch” or “Low German” is a language of its own, traditionally spoken in the Northern counties of Germany, which uses an orthography similar to Dutch.
If you require language services for a specific German dialect, i.e. anything other than High German, please do not hesitate contact us. We will always do our very best to fulfil your requirements.
Just like any other nation, Germany has its own business etiquette. See our Doing Business in Germany Page to find out more.
Click below to read about some of the locations we cover in Germany:
Looking for interpreting assistance in other fields?
TJC Global provides specialist interpreting and translation services in various specialist fields. Whatever your requirement, we can find the right linguist to assist you.
If your industry or project type is not listed here, please contact us directly with your enquiry.
Our clinical trial translators utilize their knowledge of subject-specific terminology to deliver precise, unambiguous translations, whatever the context – enabling you to communicate effectively with the rest of the world.
We are also able to adapt to almost any type of project.
What to do next?
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