SIM DEMO EN ES Obama Farewell Speech

It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we’ve received over the past few weeks. But tonight it’s my turn to say thanks. Whether we’ve seen eye-to-eye or rarely agreed at all, my conversations with you, the American people – in living rooms and schools; at farms and on factory floors; at diners and on distant outposts – are what have kept me honest, kept me inspired, and kept me going. Every day, I learned from you. You made me a better president, and you made me a better man.

I first came to Chicago when I was in my early 20s, still trying to figure out who I was; still searching for a purpose to my life. It was in neighborhoods not far from here where I began working with church groups in the shadows of closed steel mills. It was on these streets where I witnessed the power of faith, and the quiet dignity of working people in the face of struggle and loss. This is where I learned that change only happens when ordinary people get involved, get engaged, and come together to demand it. Continue reading


Edward Snowden Asyl gewähren

Sondersitzung des Bundestages zu den Abhöraktivitäten der NSA und den Auswirkungen auf Deutschland und die transatlantischen Beziehungen

Frau Präsidentin! Auch von uns alle guten Wünsche für Sie.

Meine Damen und Herren!

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Interpreting Michelle OBAMA


“Quiero pensar que ésta no es mi mejor simultánea :-). En este caso el reto era enfrentarse a un discurso desconocido, interpretándolo sin texto y sin preparación alguna: es decir, una situación bastante habitual en la vida real de un intérprete. Continue reading

Interpreting Martin Luther King


Let nothing happen by accident! Let everything happen by design!

The development of an ability to present not only information but an understanding of the image that is created by any presentation is essential in working with any audience. The presentation must use as many of the senses as possible to allow the audience to have a greater chance of first understanding and secondly retaining the information which you are going to present. Therefore there are two distinct areas to presenting to an audience.

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Interpreting Steve JOBS


Para interpretar el discurso de Steve Jobs en la ceremonia de Stanford, recibí un mail con un enlace a la página de la universidad, concretamente a la transcripción del discurso. Por lo tanto, contaba con el texto que iba a leer Steve Jobs, o que previsiblemente iba a leer. A veces, los oradores se apartan de su propio guión, y entonces los intérpretes, aunque hayamos preparado el texto con antelación, no tenemos más remedio que dejar de lado el guión que hemos estudiado y trabajar “sin red”. (Afortunadamente, a Steve Jobs en esta ocasión no le dió por improvisar.)

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Interpreting Barack OBAMA

Escuchamos a Edwina hacer la traducción simultánea del discurso de investidura de Barack Obama al español.
Edwina simultaneously interprets Barack Obama’s inaugural address into Spanish. Continue reading