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Professional Interpreter

interpreter-certification
$995.00 (USD)

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OUTLINE

  1. Home (Introduction)
  2. Learning Styles Assessment Exercise
  3. Module 1: Basic Concepts of Language Interpreting
    1. Basic Concepts: What is language interpreting? What is language translation?
    2. Contrasting the interpretation and translation tasks
    3. Translation and adaptation: Localization and transcreation
    4. What does it take to become a professional interpreter?
    5. Certificate vs. Certification vs. Professional Licensure
    6. Where do interpreters work?
    7. Message delivery: The techniques
    8. Consecutive interpreting video demonstration
    9. Sight translation video demonstration
    10. Review Questions
    11. On-Site interpreting
    12. Remote and Telephonic Interpretation
    13. Telephonic interpreting, continued
    14. Video remote interpreting and video relay interpreting
    15. Sight translation
    16. Vocabulary Game
    17. Review Questions
    18. The Evolution of Interpreting in the Community
    19. The Evolution of Interpreting in the Community: Steps Toward Professional Recognition
    20. The Evolution of Interpreting in the Community: Professional Associations
    21. Public Services Interpreting Drivers
    22. Standards Guiding the Interpreting Profession
    23. Associations: Why are they important?
    24. Module 1 Self-assessment
    25. Resources
    26. Module Feedback
  4. Module 2: Interpreting Skills and Techniques
    1. Preparing yourself for this module
    2. Active listening
    3. Active listening: Suspending yourself
    4. Emotions and Culture
    5. Level of Interest and Objectivity
    6. Capacity to Concentrate
    7. Who you are influences greatly the way you listen and communicate
    8. Listening Exercises: Introduction
    9. Shadowing: Introduction
    10. Short-Term Memory Retention: Visual
    11. Short-Term Memory Retention: Auditory
    12. Note-Taking
    13. Sight Translation: Introduction
    14. Putting It All Together: Interpreting
    15. Module Vocabulary Game
    16. Module 2 Self-Assessment
    17. Resources
    18. Module Feedback
  5. Module 3: Ethics and standards: Expected professional behavior
    1. What are Professional Standards?
    2. The Interpreter's Professional Profile
    3. Accuracy
    4. Acting Ethically and Honestly
    5. Confidentiality
    6. Competence
    7. Neutrality
    8. Reliability
    9. Respect for the Profession
    10. Role Preservation
    11. Scenarios and Exercises
    12. Resources
    13. Module 3 Self-Assessment
    14. Module Feedback
  6. Module 4: The Business of Interpreting
    1. Basic public services interpreting market concepts
    2. The Supply
    3. The Demand
    4. Working as a freelance interpreter
    5. Interview video
    6. Working as a Full-time Interpreter
    7. Interview video
    8. Building a Resume
    9. Formatting a resume
    10. Resume Sample
    11. Writing a Cover Letter
    12. Joining professional associations
    13. Joining online professional directories
    14. Continued Education
    15. Resources
    16. Module Feedback

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Trident Technical College

PO Box 118067
CE-M
Charleston, SC 29423 US
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