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Course # 91282 • Using Interpreters in Health and Mental Health Settings

Identify the merits and limitations of the different perspectives of interpreting.

5. What is a disadvantage of word-for-word interpreting?
A) It is prone to a high error rate.
B) It is a challenge to locate interpreters who specialize in word-for-word interpreting.
C) It can be difficult to translate idioms, terms, and/or jargon because losing subtle cultural nuances.
D) Word-for-word interpreting is not used often, and this skill is not being employed by many interpreters.