WACIT Europe: Trying to understand the difficult role of refugee children’s interpreters

We had to balance between interpreting for the key languages – Arabic, Farsi and Urdu – and not losing the flow of the activities or interacting with the facilitators. Trying it yourself makes one appreciate how hard it is, as there is more to language in interpreting. My two fellow interpreters seemed to have developed a range of sensitivity and interpersonal skills over the years.

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