Problems of Cultural Differences and Conceptual Gaps in Conference Interpretation Process Concerning English and Kurdish

  • Mina Sami Muhammed-Amin College of Languages- Department of English / Salahaddin University-Erbil
  • Wrya Izzadin Ali College of Languages- Department of English / Salahaddin University-Erbil
Keywords: Translation and interpretation, cultural translation, cultural misunderstanding, conference interpretation, conceptual and cultural gaps, and interpreters are cultural mediators

Abstract

The study deals with the conference interpretation process. It tackles cultural and conceptual gaps in the process of interpreting from English to Kurdish and vice versa. The study tackles the interpretation and consecutive interpretation process in the conference and language of media, attempting to determine the strategies that interpreters should follow. Interpretation recently has become one of the most significant required areas in this field of language study. The study seeks to answer the following questions:

  • Do interpreter's backgrounds, knowledge, and viewpoint, and needs have specific significant roles in the quality of interpreting problems?
  • Do consecutive interpreters work as cultural mediators?
  • How to deal with cultural differences and conceptual gaps?
  • Do cultural issues affect the quality of a text and how to solve the problem of interpretation?

Author Biography

Mina Sami Muhammed-Amin, College of Languages- Department of English / Salahaddin University-Erbil

university of salahaddin , Collage of Languages , English Department (Translation )

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Published
2020-12-25
How to Cite
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Muhammed-Amin M, Ali W. Problems of Cultural Differences and Conceptual Gaps in Conference Interpretation Process Concerning English and Kurdish. JAHS [Internet]. 25Dec.2020 [cited 27Feb.2021];24(6):272 -279. Available from: http://zancojournals.su.edu.krd/index.php/JAHS/article/view/3747
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