Students will receive guidance for developing main interpreting skills of active listening, analysing, processing and reformulation and will know the difference between different modes, types and methods of interpreting in various settings.
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Programme StructureDay 1: Introduction. Different modes and types of interpreting. Ethical dilemmas.Day 2: Introduction into public speaking. Speech structure. How to develop the ability to talk about any given topic fluently and convincingly?Day 3: How to mediate communication? Understanding the speaker using active listening skills and content analysis. Memory exercises. Identifying relationships between ideas and ensuring accurate delivery.Day 4: Consecutive interpreting. Introduction into note-taking. Main rules and methods.Day 5: Sight translation, shadowing and other practical tasks to develop interpreting skills. Quality assessment.
Jekaterina Maadla holds an MA in Conference Interpreting from Tallinn University. During her long career of more than 10 years as a freelance conference interpreter she has worked for the President and the Prime-Minister of Estonia, during the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU and mediated a number of high-level intergovernmental negotiations.
- 5 days
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- Regular mandatory meetings
- Proactive tutoring and support
- Online group works/assignments
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International200 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 200 EUR for the full programme during 5 days.
National200 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 200 EUR for the full programme during 5 days.
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