On-Demand Course

Short-Course

Interpreters

Introduction to Conference Interpreting

5/5

Description

Conference Interpreting was officially born at the Treaty of Versailles in Paris in 1919. How has this area of interpreting evolved since then and what does it look like today? What characterizes Conference Interpreting and conference interpreters? Has the area been impacted by technological advances and what are the current trends? This course will explore the history and evolution of this area, the techniques and skills required to master it, and examine future trends and technological advances.


Who would this be useful for?

T&I practitioners, students, trainers and users of T&I services who have an interest in understanding what the area of Conference Interpreting is (modes, modalities, contexts, skills and competence required, training), how it has evolved, and what the current trends in Conference Interpreting are.


This course will cover the following items:

An overview of the history and evolution of the area of Conference Interpreting.

Characteristics of Conference Interpreting: Contexts & settings, modes, modalities, techniques, skills, training.

The future of Conference Interpreting: technological advances and trends.


Course outcomes

Knowledge

The history and evolution of Conference Interpreting.

The characteristics of Conference Interpreting (modes, modalities, settings).

The current trends in Conference Interpreting.


Skills

Conference Interpreting skills

Contextual influences

Modes and modalities

Interpreting techniques


Certificate Earned

 A professional development certificate will be issued upon completion of the course. Learners will be eligible to receive 10 points towards recertification (Section 1.4 of NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue). Some courses may attract PD points from multiple categories. Please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification.

Endorsement

Course Completion Guidelines

Students are required to read and complete all the course content, including watching all videos, and successfully completing all assessments. In order to attain your certificate, you need to score 100% on each assessment. Students will have unlimited attempts to complete the course over the length of their access.

 

Presented By

Marc Orlando
Director of the Translation and Interpreting Program
Macquarie University
5/5
Sydney, Australia

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