Translator or Interpreter – Who is Who?

Strangely enough, these two professions are often confused by people who are not in the language profession.

Actually, sometimes when I tell someone that I am a translator by training I get lifted eyebrows, a knowingly high-pitched voice and a surprised: “Oh, interesting! An interpreter! That always sounds so fascinating in these live-TV translations.”

sic!

Well, maybe also in this case, a picture is worth a thousand words:

Translator_or_Interpreter

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