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¿Por qué los intérpretes insisten en tener una buena visibilidad del orador si deberían sólo preocuparse por oír bien?

asked 08 Nov '11, 13:46

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Para entender el mensaje del orador, tenemos que poder ver también la comunicación no verbal:

  • observando las señales no verbales (los gestos, la expresión del rostro y de la mirada)
  • observando las reacciones de los oyentes
  • analizando el mensaje tanto explícito como implícito (por ejemplo la ironía)

Tenemos que estar en condiciones de ver qué ocurre en la sala para entender ciertos gestos o insinuaciones de los oradores.

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answered 08 Nov '11, 15:35

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edited 08 Nov '11, 15:36

...more than 50% of situational communication is said to be non-verbal: why should those entrusted with ensuring that all participants - other than those who grasp the speaker's language - understand what's going on be limited to less than 50% of the input? Consider the obvious situation of a speaker pointing to two different objects, out of possibly many, while saying "this...and that", don't you think the interpreters should be able to see what's s/he pointing at so that they can clarify it for their listeners, who will only get the reference when the pointing is probably no longer going on?

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answered 17 Nov '11, 16:57

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