Faculty of Arts


TRANSLAT 708

Advanced Interpreting Practice - Japanese


Description

This course provides in-depth and systematic training in the field of liaison interpreting. We will focus on general interpreting skills, including memory training, note-taking and public speaking for interpreters working in legal, medical, business and other social settings.

This very practice-oriented course will be based on dialogues and short discourse passages on related topics. We will use bi-directional interpreting in both liaison and consecutive interpreting modes. Course contents will be aimed at improving of interpreting efficiency, information processing capacities and problem-solving strategies. Students will also be introduced to the professional and ethical duties of interpreters.

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Frank Austermuehl

Points

TRANSLAT 708: 30.0 points

Prerequisites

TRANSLAT 713

Restrictions

This course is available only to students enrolled in Master of Professional Studies, Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Interpreting, or Certificate of Proficiency


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