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CONSECUTIVE INTERPRETING AND NOTE TAKING COURSE
Saturday 21 September 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 28 September 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This course has been designed for interpreters working with new and emerging languages or languages which NAATI does not currently test who wish to gain NAATI certification as recognised practising interpreters, and for practising interpreters preparing for the professional certified interpreter test.
Session 1: 21 September 2019 from 9.00 to 16.00
Session 2: 28 September 2019 from 9.00 to 16.00
Venue: L1 Woolley Room, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney
SESSION 1: CONSECUTIVE INTERPRETING
Introduction to course and some theory
Consecutive interpreting demonstrations
Developing memory skills
Use of minimal notes in short segments
Introduction to note taking for longer segments
Suggestions for practice
SESSION 2: DEVELOPMENT OF NOTE TAKING SKILLS
Practice in structuring notes and using symbols wisely
Adding, developing and rejecting symbols
Practice on material of increasing length and complexity
Reviewing and simplifying notes
Balancing memory and note-taking
Sight translation: demonstration and practice
Suggestions for further practice
Evaluation and feedback
Attending Single Session
PD Level - Advanced : 20 points : Logbook Section 1.4 NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue
Attending Both Sessions
PD Level - Advanced : 40 points : Logbook Section 1.4 NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue
Felicity Mueller has worked as a German/English interpreter in conference and community settings for over 30 years. She has taught consecutive and simultaneous interpreting as well as translation at UWS, UNSW and the Centre for Translation Studies at the University of Vienna. In 2017 she developed a course in chuchotage for accredited professional interpreters transitioning to the certified professional interpreter level. Note taking has always been an area of particular interest to Felicity.