RATES

There are three types of interpretation to choose from: Consecutive, Simultaneous Whispering, Simultaneous Booth-Type.

Consecutive interpretation means that there is just one interpreter in the event and the interpreter is not situated inside a booth. This rate is applicable to business meetings or interviews with a maximum of 5 persons involved.

Simultaneous Whispering interpretation means that there is just one interpreter in the event and the interpreter is either inside or outside the booth. This rate is applicable to business meetings or interviews with a minimum of 6 persons involved.

Simultaneous Booth-Type interpretation means that there are two interpreters in the event and they are inside the booth. This rate is applicable to seminars or conferences.

We provide the following translation services:

ENGLISH – FRENCH
FRENCH – ENGLISH
ENGLISH - FILIPINO
FILIPINO - ENGLISH

Minimum Cost of Interpretation:

Type of Event Usual Type of Interpretation Rate No. of Interpreter
Business Meeting with 1 to 5 persons Consecutive PHP 6,000.00 per 3 hours 1
Simultaneous Interview Simultaneous Whispering PHP 9,000.00 per 3 hours 1
Business Meeting with more than 5 persons Simultaneous Whispering PHP 9,000.00 per 3 hours 1
Seminars or Conferences Simultaneous Booth-Type PHP 18,000.00 per 3 hours 2

Every additional hour (or part of an hour) to a session shall be charged to the client: PHP1,500.00 for consecutive interpretation; PHP4,000.00 for simultaneous whispering interpretation; PHP8,000.00 for simultaneous booth-type interpretation. The final number of hours of interpretation is according to the actual event program. Food, drinks, transportation, and accommodation are provided by the client.

ONLINE QUOTATION

To get a quotation, please submit the following information at least 10 days prior to the event.

INFORMATION

TYPE OF INTERPRETATION

Consecutive Interpretation
Simultaneous Whispering
Simultaneous Booth-Type



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Contact

Leila Gabriel

Tel:
(+632) 895 7585
Fax:
(+632) 899 3654
Email:
  admin@alliance.ph
Address

209 Nicanor Garcia St. Bel-Air II, Makati City, 1209 Philippines

Website:
  www.alliance.ph

HOW TO PAY

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  1. The client shall be charged per session of interpretation.
  2. One session of interpretation consists of 3 hours with a mid-session break of at least 15 minutes.
  3. The break between two consecutive sessions of interpretation shall not last less than one and a half hours.
  4. Every additional hour (or part of an hour) to a session shall be charged to the client:
    • PHP 1,500.00 for consecutive interpretation
    • PHP 4,000.00 for simultaneous whispering interpretation
    • PHP 8,000.00 for simultaneous booth-type interpretation
  5. The final number of hours of interpretation is according to the actual event program.
  6. Alliance Française de Manille should be informed 10 days in advance for any change of schedule or request for additional hours. In case of cancellation, the client should inform AFM 10 days before the scheduled date; otherwise, the client shall be charged for the requested date/s they made for interpretation.
  7. The client shall provide:
    • All necessary documents to accomplish the job.
    • Beverages to the interpreters during the session and meals if the job lasts more than one session.
    • Transportation and accommodation if necessary.
  8. Payments should be made in cash or cheque to the order of Alliance Française of Manila, Inc:
    • 50% to the Alliance Française upon signing the agreement.
    • 50% to the Alliance Française after the completion of the job.
  9. The rights and obligations of Alliance Française de Manille are strictly limited to the terms and conditions of this agreement. Both parties bond themselves to respect any additional conditions not stipulated, provided however that the said conditions were agreed upon by both parties in writing.
Download the Interpretation Agreement

FAQs

  1. What is Interpretation?

    Interpretation refers to the explanation of an idea or concept or phrase from one language to another. This process requires an official interpreter who understands and has an in-depth knowledge of both languages. Such a process is mainly verbal.

  2. Who needs Interpretation?
    • People who have a meeting with French-speaking business partners.
    • Organizations which seminars or conferences accommodate French-speaking participants or audience.
    • French-speaking politicians or dignitaries who have interviews in the Philippines.
  3. What events need interpretation?

    Any event which requires both the English and the French languages need interpretation.

    The usual subjects that we encounter in seminars or conferences are on the environment and climate change, humanitarian concerns, educational conferences on ecologic economy, and any other subject which the client provides.

    The interpreters do not hold their personal points of view on any topic given by the client. They understand their role merely as a communication channel.

  4. What languages does AFM interpret?

    We provide the following translation services:

    ENGLISH – FRENCH
    FRENCH – ENGLISH
    ENGLISH - FILIPINO
    FILIPINO - ENGLISH
  5. If there were more than 10 people in the event, how much will it cost?

    If there were more than 10 people in the event, the cost would be PHP 18,000.00 per 3 hours.

  6. If there were less than 10 people in the event, how much will it cost?

    If there were less than 10 people in the event, the cost would be PHP 9,000.00 per 3 hours.

  7. How much do I pay for the interpretation?

    Minimum Cost of Interpretation:

    Type of Event Usual Type of Interpretation Rate No. of Interpreter
    Business Meeting with 1 to 5 persons Consecutive PHP 6,000.00 per 3 hours 1
    Simultaneous Interview Simultaneous Whispering PHP 9,000.00 per 3 hours 1
    Business Meeting with more than 5 persons Simultaneous Whispering PHP 9,000.00 per 3 hours 1
    Seminars Simultaneous Booth-Type PHP 18,000.00 per 3 hours 2
    Conferences Simultaneous Booth-Type PHP 18,000.00 per 3 hours 2
  8. How are the hours counted in the interpretation?

    The hours are counted per session. One session is equivalent to 3 hours of interpretation service. Every additional hour (or part of an hour) to a session shall be charged to the client:

    • PHP 1,500.00 for consecutive interpretation
    • PHP 4,000.00 for simultaneous whispering interpretation
    • PHP 8,000.00 for simultaneous booth-type interpretation
  9. Are you interpreters French?

    Yes, we have French, Canadian, and Filipino interpreters.

  10. Do I need to deposit to confirm the service?

    Yes, we require at least 50% payment of the estimated price provided in the quotation request to confirm the job order.

Download the Interpretation Agreement
Contact

Leila Gabriel

Tel
(+632) 895 7585
Fax
(+632) 899 3654
Email
admin@alliance.ph
Address

209 Nicanor Garcia St. Bel-Air II, Makati City, 1209 Philippines

Website
www.alliance.ph