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