Simultaneous Interpretation: Legal Proceedings

SPAN X 462A
This course part of the Interpretation and Translation certificate trains students in simultaneous interpretation through strategies, techniques, exercises, accuracy and well-paced, natural interpretation.
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What you can learn.

  • Acquire the skills to lag behind the speaker while analyzing the meaning of the source-language version
  • Produce the target-language version without losing the train of thought
  • Learn specialized vocabulary
  • Interpret at different speeds to a maximum of 140 words per minute
  • Become familiar with different court proceedings such as jury instructions, opening and closing statements, and expert witness testimony, among others

About this course:

This course covers simultaneous modes of interpretation with some consecutive interpretation as related to court and adjudicatory hearings in chuchotage. Instruction includes practice in the Rozan method of note taking; materials include court proceedings and selected articles. Extensive use of tapes for practice in decalage and simultaneous translation of legal and political speeches and lectures.

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