What qualities make a good interpreter?

The six key qualities of a good interpreterBe an extremely good listener. Have excellent sensory, motor and cognitive skills. Have an extensive vocabulary of multiple languages. Be culturally aware. Cope with stress and self-control when dealing with difficult speakers. Show emotional resilience.

What are the four roles of an interpreter?

Terms in this set (4)Conduit. the most recommended role for medical interpreters. Culture Broker/Coach. when one becomes aware of possible misunderstandings in the communication between a patient and provider stemming from cultural differences.Clarifier. Advocate.

What education is needed to be an interpreter?

Some interpreters and translators attain a bachelors degree in a specific language or American Sign Language. Although interpreters and translators typically need at least a bachelor’s degree, the most important requirement is that they be fluent in at least two languages (English and at least one other language).