Interpreting: Introduction to Conference Interpreting (short course) | London Metropolitan University

Interpreting: Introduction to Conference Interpreting (short course)

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Why study this course?

This course is ideal for interpreters who would like an introduction to conference intepreting. Various languages are offered depending on demand and a minimum of two candidates are needed to open a language pathway.

More about this course

The course will allow you to:

  • understand the working environment
  • acquire basic skills used in conference interpreting 
  • practise simultaneous interpreting with authentic speeches and presentations
  • understand and assess your own performance

Assessment

There is no formal assessment for this course but there will be two mock conferences with language-specific feedback from practising interpreters.

Fees and key information

Course type Short Course
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Entry requirements

You will be admitted to the course following an interview with a lecturer.

Who's this course for

This course is suitable for interpreters and translators who would like an introduction to conference interpreting. It's also suitable for individuals who have a Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) or are awaiting results and are interested in conference interpreting. You'll be accepted on the course following an interview with a lecturer.

Course structure

Attendance is daily for five days, from 10.30 to 12.30am and 1.30 to 3.30pm.

The course will be structured as follows:

  • mornings: lectures and progressive exercises on specific skills
  • afternoons: booth practice

There will be two mock conferences with language-specific feedback from practising interpreters.

Course dates

The next course will run from 25 to 29 June 2018.

For further information about our courses: Interpreting and Translation brochure 2017

How to apply

Please send a copy of your CV to interpreting-translation@londonmet.ac.uk.

To book a place on the course, please visit our secure eShop.

Please note, you'll need to attend an interview with the course leader.

When to apply

Early applications are recommended.