The interpreter converts the words into the target language after the speaker delivers one or two sentences. The speaker pauses and waits for the interpreter to convey the message before continuing with their speech.
When a human translator—rather than a machine—translates text. It's the oldest form of translation, relying on pure human intelligence to convert one way of saying things to another.
The interpretor listens to what the speaker is saying while concurrently saying it in another language.