Symbols and Note-taking: Advanced Strategies for Consecutive Interpreting - October 2023 is a live training taking place via Zoom on October 10 & 12, 2023.
Incorporate symbols into your note-taking technique and improve your consecutive interpreting skills!
Symbols and Note-taking: Advanced Strategies for Consecutive Interpreting - October 2023
Take your Note-taking to the Next Level!
Whether you already use some symbols in your note-taking or need some guidance to get started, this course has you covered. After briefly reviewing concepts like verticality and shifting, YOU will take your note-taking technique to the next level! We will dive deeply into the use of symbols in consecutive interpreting. This workshop will focus on symbols for concepts and ideas related to terminology commonly used in community, medical and legal settings, drilling them with a variety of engaging exercises until they become second nature to you. You will also receive guidance on how to develop your own symbols.
Throughout the entire session, we will practice with scripts and role plays based on real-life scenarios.
Instructor: Carola Lehmacher-Richez, FCCI
Class Schedule: October 10 & 12, 2023 (Tuesday and Thursday)
Timetable: 5:00 p.m-7:00 p.m. ET
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Target Audience: Community, medical and legal interpreters with 40 hours or more of interpreter training. This course will benefit those who wish to incorporate symbols into their note-taking technique and improve their consecutive interpreting skills. The focus is on symbols for terminology that commonly arises in community, medical and legal interpreting encounters.
Material and Technical Requirements:
*Recommended but not required
This course is limited to 20 participants. Once the course has reached capacity, those interested will be added to a waitlist in the order in which their inquiry is received.
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