Career as an interpreter – Polyglot Talks Podcast

Today we get a behind the scenes look at the work of a beginning interpreter and translator. I’ve spoken to a last year student of the Interpretation department, Alexandra. In spite of being so young, she’s already got valuable experience working as an English – Russian interpreter during political official meetings, as well as Chinese-Russian translator.

 

In the interview we talk about

  • Challenges of this profession
  • Interpretation degrees and education in Russia
  • Translation as a way of learning a foreign language
  • Alexandra’s course for aspiring interpreters

 

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Alexandra shares her experience in VK group and on her website The Linguist Diary.