Module 1: Community interpreting and core interpreting skills


You will find the handouts for this Module 1 under the tab “Materials” above.

Your homework is set out as Quizzes below.

This Module 1 gives you a good understanding of what community interpreting is, critically important ethical, cultural and professional considerations that you must be aware of, and core skills of community interpreting.

  • Modes and styles of interpreting; interpreting vs translation
  • Interpreter’s role and responsibilities
  • Ethical and professional principles of community interpreting
  • General interpreting skills and processes:
  • Memory techniques and note-taking
  • How to prepare for an interpreting assignment

(1)  Your Module 1 Handout slides are HERE

(2) Your Module 1 Note-Taking Handbook is HERE