Is Simultaneous Interpretation for You?


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79 minutes

Learning Objectives

This is the first step to anyone wanting to perform simultaneous interpretation. At the end of this course you will have learnt all you need to know to get started and how to self-train and self-maintain skills that simultaneous interpreters need.


A closer look at simultaneous interpretation and how to master its techniques for beginners. Get the know-how so you don’t need to fear performing it anymore.
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Should you dread simultaneous interpretation ? In one hour you’ll learn what simultaneous interpretation is, how and where it is usually done. You’ll learn also what type of skills customers look for in simultaneous interpreters and tools to develop such skills on an ongoing basis. This course will provide you with tips, and tell you what to avoid. All this should enable you to get started as a simultaneous interpreter over a reduced period of time. You’ll see that simultaneous interpretation could very well be for you.

Training program:

What is simultaneous interpretation?
In which contexts is it usually performed?
A glance at some possible careers
What are your customers looking for?
What skills do you need?
How to develop specific skills for Simultaneous interpretation – Self help techniques

Upload Date

February 18, 2015

Trainer Bio

Philippe Locquet - Fi2 n Co are professional linguists and trainers. Fi2 n Co train professionals, linguists-to-be/students in interpretation and translation. By the careful choice of material and pedagogical methods they help students and professionals to hone their skills and display professionalism.

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Patricia  Ferreira Larrieux
about 2 years ago

A very nice set of practical exercises! I enjoyed this training and look very much forward to starting my intensive self-paced training by following the instructions given here. Thank you!!

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