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3.5 Whisper interpreting in the audience
In some circumstances it works better for the interpreter to sit or stand with other participants instead of being near the client.

For example, where an English-speaking client is speaking to an audience in which several languages need to be interpreted, it is most effective to group speakers of each language together in the audience and position the interpreters slightly behind these groups. Each interpreter interprets in a loud whisper for his or her language group.

If the audience is all non-English speakers, the client can be asked to speak in chunks, pausing so that the interpreters can interpret consecutively. If the audience consists mostly of English speakers with only a few non-English speakers, the interpreters will probably have to interpret simultaneously rather than asking the client to pause for consecutive interpreting.

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