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Translating and Interpreting Skills

‘Translating and Interpreting Skills’ by Macquarie University

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Original price was: $210.00.Current price is: $149.00.

This bundle of courses dives into the skills and techniques needed by Interpreters and Translators in various professional circumstances. Presenters will explore technology, accessibility and fidelity and theories of practice. This collection of on-demand courses is suitable for practitioners regardless of their level of certification, but we highly recommend those practising below the “Certified Translator” or “Certified Interpreter” level consider this bundle as crucial to their growing skillset. Upgrade your capabilities today by building your language skills and knowledge.

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PD Certificate
Audiovisual Translation

Audiovisual Translation and Accessibility

5/5

$35.00

This course will explore issues related to accessibility for audiovisual texts such as film, television, theatre, live events and museum exhibits, for anyone excluded from full access. It will deal with questions like 'What is audiovisual translation?', 'What is good audiovisual translation?', and 'How can I become an audiovisual translator?'

10 points
PD Certificate
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Introduction to Community Translation – Full Course

5/5

$399.00

A comprehensive course designed to equip community translators with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary for their roles through 12 interactive modules. Led by Associate Professor Mustapha Taibi, this course delves into the nuances of translation as a crucial aspect of public service. Throughout the course, participants will explore the general nature of translation and the specific challenges and requirements of community translation—also known as public service translation. This entails translating content that facilitates effective communication between public services and speakers of different languages.

40 points
PD Certificate
Translation Technology

Introduction to Translation Technology

5/5

$35.00

CAT, TenT, MT, MT-PE, … You have read and heard about these acronyms but are not sure what they mean? You have had conversations about translation technology, maybe have tried some tools for yourself but could not find the right one for you. Translation technology is a must-have for any T&I practitioner these days, but it can be overwhelming to find the tools that are right for you. Join us to find out what is available on the market and get an idea of what these new technologies can really bring to your daily work.

10 points
PD Certificate
Loyalty and Fidelity

Loyalty and Fidelity in Translation

5/5

$35.00

When a translation is commissioned in a professional context, and because the translator is one agent among several others in the translational act, the concepts of loyalty and fidelity of the translator may be raised. But what do they really cover and entail? What constraints and considerations do professional translators have to deal with when deciding on a translation strategy to complete their work?

10 points
PD Certificate
research skills

Research Skills and Building Glossaries

5/5

$47.00

Higher-order research and preparation skills are essential requirements for interpreters. It is crucial they know how to prepare for assignments, are competent in building and maintaining specialist glossaries. This online course assists interpreters in enhancing their assignment preparation strategies, including obtaining relevant information prior to the assignment, researching the specialist domain using reputable resources and seeking a detailed briefing on the day of the assignment. We will also discuss the benefits of building your own glossaries and explore the process of compiling a comprehensive glossary. We will put it all into practice by building a sample medical glossary for a cardiology appointment.

10 points
PD Certificate
training for interpreters and translators

T&I in the 21st Century: Practice, Theory and Training

5/5

$35.00

Are you interested in knowing more about the way the T&I sector has evolved in the last few years? What is expected from professional translators and interpreters? Why it is essential to undertake training? How T&I practice and research inform each other?

10 points
PD Certificate
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Workshop – Chuchotage (Simultaneous) Interpreting in Community Settings (4/9/23)

5/5

$150.00

This workshop suits practitioners and students preparing for the NAATI Certified Interpreter Simultaneous Monologue Interpreting tasks, or seeking to improve their Simultaneous Interpreting skills. Including enrolment in the Introduction to Chuchotage course, this workshop and focuses on Simultaneous Interpreting practice. Participants will practise chuchotage and develop strategies for resolving SI challenges through practical interpreting exercises in community settings. Although chuchotage is tested at the Certified Interpreter level and above, it is a necessary technique in community settings as in many situations whispered SI allows the interpreter to achieve the required accuracy level (Gonzalez & Lai, 2022). Therefore, interpreters working at all levels of certification need to be able to switch to chuchotage when required.

20 points
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Workshop – Interactional Management (14/8/23)

5/5

$150.00

This workshop suits practitioners and students preparing for the NAATI Certified Provisional Interpreter or Certified Interpreter Consecutive Dialogue Interpreting tasks, or seeking to improve their Interactional Management skills. This workshop aims to provide interpreters with knowledge, skills and strategies for how to best manage the flow of the communication when required. Learners will apply interaction management strategies in simulated scenarios. They will also have an opportunity to share experiences and ask questions about managing interaction in complex settings.

20 points
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Workshop – Interactional Management (6/3/23)

5/5

$150.00

This workshop suits practitioners and students preparing for the NAATI Certified Provisional Interpreter or Certified Interpreter Consecutive Dialogue Interpreting tasks, or seeking to improve their Interactional Management skills. This workshop aims to provide interpreters with knowledge, skills and strategies for how to best manage the flow of the communication when required. Learners will apply interaction management strategies in simulated scenarios. They will also have an opportunity to share experiences and ask questions about managing interaction in complex settings.

20 points
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Workshop – Interactional Management (9/10/23)

5/5

$150.00

This workshop suits practitioners and students preparing for the NAATI Certified Provisional Interpreter or Certified Interpreter Consecutive Dialogue Interpreting tasks, or seeking to improve their Interactional Management skills. This workshop aims to provide interpreters with knowledge, skills and strategies for how to best manage the flow of the communication when required. Learners will apply interaction management strategies in simulated scenarios. They will also have an opportunity to share experiences and ask questions about managing interaction in complex settings.

20 points
Brand-New

Workshop – Note Taking (3/7/23)

5/5

$150.00

This workshop suits practitioners and students preparing for the NAATI Certified Interpreter Consecutive Monologue Interpreting tasks, or seeking to improve their Note Taking for Long Consecutive Interpreting skills. Note-taking has long been adopted by interpreters as a strategy to relieve pressure on short-term memory. However, many are perplexed as to how much information is required to be noted down to ensure an accurate comprehension and retrieval of the whole message.

20 points
Brand-New

Workshop – Sight Translation (27/2/23)

5/5

$150.00

This workshop suits practitioners and students preparing for the NAATI Certified Interpreter Sight Translation tasks, or seeking to improve their Sight Translation skills. Strengthen your understanding of the challenges involved in producing a good sight translation. Focus on developing skills for producing sight translations that are faithful to the original and easy for listeners to follow.

20 points
Brand-New

Workshop – Sight Translation (8/5/23)

5/5

$150.00

This workshop suits practitioners and students preparing for the NAATI Certified Interpreter Sight Translation tasks, or seeking to improve their Sight Translation skills. Strengthen your understanding of the challenges involved in producing a good sight translation. Focus on developing skills for producing sight translations that are faithful to the original and easy for listeners to follow.

20 points