Re: interpreter strip
Jim Sleezer (JHS8@VM1.UCC.OKSTATE.EDU)
Tue, 22 Oct 1996 15:13:16 CST
On Mon, 21 Oct 1996 21:47:04 -0500 Rob Marlowe said:
>As you may have guessed, the language that
>he has proven his ability to use is English. We could always get him a strip
>indicating his ability to speak Spanish, but his challenge has been learning to
>use English, not Spanish.
>Suggestions would be most appreciated.
Rob, while I think it is commendable to seek an "INGLES" interpreter strip,
one thing to consider is the common language of the country he is in. While
he's in the USA, his value to others is being able to understand their
language-ESPANOL-so that is the strip he should wear in USA. When he returns
to Spain the INGLES strip would be appropriate. The language he is _expected_
to speak, in this case English, does not need to be displayed.
On the other hand, an INGLES interpreter strip would probably be identified
by a Spanish speaking person who needed assistance.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City