SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETATION: A GUIDE FOR SELF-STUDY

  • SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETATION: A GUIDE FOR SELF-STUDY

Yvette Citizen, FCCI

Many of you are either aspiring interpreters in need of training, or practicing interpreters who need to hone their skills in order to pass a certification exam.  To that end, The Confident Interpreter has prepared a brief guide to help you in your self-study program.   Here are a few tips to a good self-guided practice:

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Prison Terms

It’s impossible to work as a court interpreter and not be exposed to terminology specifically related to prisons – whether it’s legal code pertaining to prison sentences or the daily expressions used inside prisons.  We’ve compiled a list of them.  Count how many you’re familiar with and have equivalents for in your working languages.   Let us know how you scored!

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