What is the difference between translation and interpretation services?

Collage showing a translator working on a written document on the left and a group of business people using an interpreter on the right.

Translation and interpretation services are often used interchangeably, but there is a distinct difference between the two. Translation is the process of converting written text from one language to another, while interpretation is the oral translation of speech from one language to another in real-time. Both translation and interpretation services play an important role in […]