South Thames College

Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting - Level 6

Introduction

Note-taking is a memory aid to retrieve information more accurately and efficiently when interpreting consecutively. The system is not based on words, but mainly on symbols and meanings.

We will start with a general introduction to the note-taking technique.

Students will then be given a list of some suggested symbols but will be encouraged to develop the symbols and the system that best work for them. We will focus in particular on legal settings, therefore this course is particularly useful for DPI and DPSI holders or students.

Assessment

Tutor feedback on class activities.

Tutor and peer assessment when performing in a role-play.

Entry Requirements

You'll need proficient speaking and writing skills in English and another language, although the classes will be held in English. Previous interpreting experience is recommended but not essential.

Materials

You will need an A4 or A5 note-pad and pens.

Your tutor will provide you with some handouts.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.


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Where and when
Location:
Wandsworth
Times:
10:00-14:00
Duration:
1 Week
Study mode:?
Part Time Day
Days:
Friday
Start:
05/02/2021
End:
05/02/2021
Code:
WCBX258CL/2021
What do I need to pay?
Fee:
£ 0
International students: ?
£ 0
Materials fees: ?
£ TBC

Course and General Enquiries 020 8918 7777 info@south-thames.ac.uk