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Interpreting merit badge
Status: Discontinued BSA Advancement ID: unavailable
Created: 1911 Original/new/replaced:
Discontinued: 1952 Replaced by:


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The Interpreting merit badge was one of the original 57 merit badges issued by the Boy Scouts of America in 1911.

Interpreting is a discontinued merit badge. Interpreting was first offered in 1911 was one of the original merit badges. It was merged into World Brotherhood in 1952.

Merit badge requirements

1. Carry on a simple but sustained conversation in a modern foriegn language for a period of not less than five minutes.
2. Listen to and translate a statement or address delivered in a modern foreign language and lasting not less than two minutes by a person to whom the language is a native tongue.
3. Write a simple letter in a modern foreign language in a subject given by the Counselors.
4. Read and translate from sight a passage of not less than 200 words from a book or newspaper, in any modern foreign language not native to the pupil.

Boy Scout Requirements, ({{{1}}}) Edition The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Handbook for Boys, 1948 Edition
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