Your Intro to Using OPI

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Do you want to communicate with a client or patient that doesn’t speak your language? Then over the phone interpreting is just what you might need!Over-the-phone interpretation (OPI) is a remote interpretation service offered by language services providers to facilitate communication between parties who speak different languages through the form of a three-way call.In a modern, hyper-connected world, OPI is also commonly used by companies that seek to reach and retain multicultural customers.

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Funny Stories About Over the Phone Interpreting

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Over the phone interpreting (OPI) has become a critical life-line for many during the last few years of the pandemic. This easy to use and straightforward communication access method can pair most any language combination for an individual with a qualified interpreter via telephone.We sat down with 3 of our Ad Astra over the phone interpreter superstars to learn more about them and their work.

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From the Mouths of OPI Interpreters

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Over the phone interpreting (OPI) has become a critical life-line for many during the last few years of the pandemic. This easy to use and straightforward communication access method can pair most any language combination for an individual with a qualified interpreter via telephone.We sat down with 3 of our Ad Astra over the phone interpreter superstars to learn more about them and their work.

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What Does an Over the Phone Interpreter Do?

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The pandemic has forever changed the way people communicate and work. Many of us that were lucky enough to be in professions that could translate to home settings quickly invested in microphones, comfortable chairs and high-speed internet to adapt. One job that also made the leap was the critical function of interpretation – specifically over the phone interpretation.

It might not be the first time that you are coming across the concept of over-the-phone interpretation. The current coronavirus pandemic has added more to the rising popularity of over-the-phone interpreting (OPI) thanks to its ease of use and mobility. Can you speak fluent English? Good! Are you bilingual? Better!

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Phone Interpreter Services

A doctor and patient use an Ad Astra phone interpreting services.

Imagine you’re at work and your manager needs you to speak to a person with whom you do not share the same language. We all know that language barriers tend to cause unexpected delays or can even jeopardize an entire project.How do we overcome potential communication pitfalls with someone that we must work with or care for but can’t communicate with?

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