The ‘Role’ of the Community/Public Service Interpreter

Llewellyn-Jones, Peter and Lee, Robert G. orcid iconORCID: 0000-0002-1281-4904 (2009) The ‘Role’ of the Community/Public Service Interpreter. In: Supporting Deaf People Conference 2009, Januray-February 2009, Online. (Unpublished)

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This paper discusses the problematic nature of the concept of role as defined by professional sign language interpreters . The authors argue for a more rational approach that takes into account the expected behaviours of the monolingual participants in the interpreted interaction.

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