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Training the Trainers of Interpreting Studies (short course)

Why study this course?

This course is suitable for professional interpreters with an interest and experience in teaching interpreting skills (in further and higher education) and a wish to enhance their pedagogic methodology.

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The objectives of the course are to:

  • understand teaching methodologies applied to interpreting studies
  • discuss and share teaching experience
  • pool resources and develop teaching materials to enhance teaching quality
  • understand students' learning experiences
  • identify key areas for progression

On the course you will:

  • attend interactive sessions with a combination of theory and practice
  • learn to define teaching methodologies
  • plan a lesson and set learning objectives
  • undertake assessment and receive feedback: a valuable teaching and learning experience
  • optimise students’ participation: exercises and teaching approach
  • teach simultaneous and consecutive interpreting: exercises and methodology
  • recycle authentic materials into valuable teaching materials

Teaching times: 

  • 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Teaching language:

  • English

Applicants need to be:

  • professional interpreters (from public service, conference or remote interpreting roles)
  • currently teaching interpreting for an institution or planning to teach in the near future

Candidates will only be admitted following an interview with a lecturer (on-site or over the phone for non-London based candidates).

The course is ideal for interpreters who:

  • need pedagogical guidance when teaching interpreting
  • require support for lesson planning, class interaction, assessment and feedback
  • want to develop their teaching expertise
  • wish to develop teaching materials
  • are looking to build their confidence
  • want to understand teaching methodologies applied to interpreting studies
  • are keen to share and reflect on their teaching experience (peer observation offered)

How to apply

Please apply making your payment via our secure eShop.

A special discount is available for Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) members. Visit the eShop for details.

For more information, email Course Leader Danielle D'Hayer on d.dhayer@londonmet.ac.uk

When to apply

Spaces are limited to 12 students, so we advise you to book early.

Fees and key information

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