Our business meeting interpreters in Lisbon can assist you at negotiations, discussions and collaborations. Read more...
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TJC Global’s interpreters based in and around Lisbon can assist you with all your language needs.
They cover over 100 languages and can assist at all manner of events.
We provide a tailored interpreting service, matching the interpreter's professional background and expertis with your requirements to ensure industry-specific terminology is correctly translated, and you receive professional, accurate and well-informed interpretation every time.
Our Lisbon interpreters are able to assist in all contexts, from business meetings to conferences, from depositions to in and out of court hearings and proceedings.
Lisbon is the capital and largest city of Portugal, and the most westerly city in Europe. Perhaps surprisingly, it is also one of the oldest cities in the world – predating even Rome – with roots in the Neolithic era.
Today, Lisbon is the seat of the Portuguese government, and the country’s economic, commercial and cultural centre. Around 3 million people live in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area; this is around 27% of the total population of Portugal.
Lisbon is one of the most important ports in Europe, transporting both goods and passengers from its shores to locations across the world. The city is also very wealthy. It alone generates 45% of Portugal’s GDP. Dominated economically by the service sector, Lisbon is an important financial centre in Europe and is home to the Euronext Lisbon stock exchange.
The suburbs of the city are industrialised with automobile manufacturing, oil refineries and textile mills among the industries represented.
The city of Lisbon is rich in education and culture. Two universities and a number of higher education institutions attract thousands of students to the city. While the range of architectural styles represented here along with numerous museums, galleries, festivals and events attract visitors from all over the world.
Lisbon hosted the World Expo in 1998 and has remained a popular destination for conferences and trade fairs.
Simultaneous interpreting is used for international conferences, critical business discussions, seminars & symposiums. In this case, there are usually two to three interpreters situated in a booth, away from the audience, who take turns to interpret at high speed, changing over every 15-20 minutes to avoid fatigue.
The interpreters use headsets to listen to the message of the speaker and repeat it immediately (practically "simultaneously") in the target language for the benefit of relevant audience members.
Consecutive interpreting is the most common type of interpreting. It is used for business discussions, negotiations, contract exchanges, commercial, legal, technical discussions, medical or court hearings or on site inspections. The interpreter listens to the speaker, often making notes, and delivers the meaning in the target language afterwards. 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.
Facilitating interpreting is used to assist clients who require only limited assistance in the source language.
They may need technical or especially complex terminology to be interpreted into their native tongue to avoid misunderstandings but are in general comfortable listening and speaking to the source language without aid. The interpreter stands by to support the client when he/she requires communication assistance.
Telephone interpreting allows parties who are not able to meet in person to communication via telephone or video conferencing. The interpreter bridges the language gap via the telephone.
Sometimes the interpreter is present in one of the two locations, and sometimes he/she is also remotely located.
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TJC Global provides specialist interpretation and translation services in a wide variety of locations. Whatever your requirement, we are happy to assist you with proffesional interpreters or translators. If the specific location in which you require interpreting services is not listed, please contact us directly.
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