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Introduction to Simultaneous Interpreting Theory and Practice - TRAN865

This unit is basically theory-oriented. It deals with the most important aspects of simultaneous interpreting (SI), including SI as a purposeful, communicative activity, models of SI process, skills acquired and their development, and strategies employed to cope with constraints in SI. Students are required to read articles on SI from various perspectives and disciplines and to make presentations based upon their understanding of the theories. Its major aims are to enhance the students' awareness of the common problems in the process, understand how to achieve stage-like qualitative progress in skill development, strengthen their analytical and problem-solving abilities, and acquire relevant strategies.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Zhongwei Song

Admission to MConfInt Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): TRAN839
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Linguistics

Faculty of Human Sciences

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