This course is designed for interpreters who are trained in conference interpreting but lack recent practice. You’ll practise the techniques used during consecutive, liaison and whispered interpreting in the diplomatic environment, such as political talks, consular situations, visa interviews and diplomatic receptions. You’ll also look at the role and code of conduct for diplomatic interpreters and help to improve your personal performance through detailed feedback.
In this course you will:
There is no formal assessment, but a mock press conference will be undertaken.
Interpreting students who wish to understand and practise techniques when interpreting for talks, negotiations, interviews and other meetings, both formal and informal.
The course involves a week of three-hour sessions each day from 10am until 1pm.
During the week there will also be:
The course is taught in English for the main lectures and is language-specific in the sessions with tutors.
A minimum of three students with the same language is needed to open a language pathway.
There are a maximum number of 15 spaces available.
Once you have been accepted on the course following your interview please enrol by:
There is no official closing date for this course, but you are advised to apply as early as possible as we will only consider your application if there are places available on the course.
Please select when you would like to start: