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Consecutive Interpreting

Introduction (Part 1)

Abeer Alsalem

on 8 February 2014

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Transcript of Consecutive Interpreting

Consecutive Interpreting
Lesson 1 + 2

What types of translation are there?
Consecutive Vs. Simultaneous interpreting
What Makes a Great Interpreter?
1- Being familiar with the topic in advance.
2- Taking notes of important data.

3- Translating difficult terms and key words in a timely manner.
4- Interpreting with a clear, confident voice, correct pronunciation and intonation.
1- Written translation
E.g. literary, technical, medical, legal, etc.
2- Oral interpreting
1- Simultaneous interpreting.
2- Consecutive interpreting.
3- Bilateral interpreting.
4- Sight translation.
Question time!
An Introduction to the world of Interpreting
2- Time
3- Accuracy
4- Difficulty
Things to learn from the course:
1- Note-taking skills.
2- A list of vocabulary words from various fields.
3- Consecutive interpreting techniques.
What is the difference
What does interpreting mean?
Language interpreting is the facilitating of oral or sign-language communication, either simultaneously or consecutively, between users of different languages.

P.S. The process is described by both the words interpreting and interpretation
What is consecutive interpreting?
The interpreter takes notes while a participant speaks, and an interpretation is then rendered after the speaker has finished, or at appropriate intervals during the speech.
Where is it mostly used at?
presentations, press conferences, speeches, court hearings, conference calls and interviews.
What are the rules?
What's the difference between interpreting and interpretation???
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