Course Category: Guest

Setting up as a Remote Interpreter

Setting up as a Remote Interpreter Let’s demystify the move from a local interpreter to becoming a global interpreter through the use of technology. In his presentation Muhamed Durmic will cover the following topics: the steps that interpreters need to take to move to remote work, the equipment and technology that can be used, how …

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The basics of acting for interpreters

The Basics of Acting for Interpreters Remote interpreters must convey content, subcontext, human behaviour and emotions. Claudia Brauer proposes Stanivslasky’s Method Acting to develop your acting skills, empathy, and identification with “the other” to understand their influencing emotions. Acting “as” the other – “in the place” of him/her – is the foundation to successfully navigating …

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Diverse approaches to medical interpreting: lessons for all interpreters

Diverse approaches to medical interpreting: lessons for all interpreters As interpreters expand their work reach from the local to global, they need to become aware of diverse approaches to interpreting that exist in various countries. This diversity is particularly visible in medical interpreting. An interpreter who is trained, for instance, in Australia, but is planning to provide OPI services in …

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