The most popular type of interpreting is consecutive interpreting. This is the interpretation of individual utterances immediately after they are finished, that is, after the speaker. During consecutive interpreting, the speaker makes logical pauses in the speech, giving the interpreter the opportunity to interpret what has been said into a foreign language. Usually, consecutive interpreting is used when there is a small number of participants in the event. This interpreting is used in negotiations, round tables, briefings, seminars, presentations, trainings, exhibitions, concerts, and excursions. Consecutive interpreting requires not only good command of the source and target languages, but also such qualities as excellent memory, including attention to detail, quick response, resilience, diplomacy, ingenuity and tact.
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