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Consecutive Interpreting from English

Consecutive Interpreting from English provides theoretical information about consecutive interpreting in an accessible and clear format. A sequenced set of exercises begins with a review of intralingual exercise and progresses to more complex source material. English source materials feature a variety of speakers. These materials are ideal for group practices or for individual work at home. Check out the companion volume Consecutive Interpreting from ASL to refine consecutive interpreting skills from ASL to English.

Who is this book for? Interpreting students and their teachers as well as working interpreters can benefit from studying this volume. It can also be used to earn RID CMP CEUs when you work with an approved RID sponsor.

Consecutive Interpreting from English provides theoretical information as well as carefully constructed practical exercises on the following:

  • History of Consecutive Interpreting
  • Intralingual Exercises
  • Errors in Interpreting
  • The Listening Phase
  • Note-taking and Analysis
  • Memory
  • Reformulation
  • Self-monitoring and Correction

Each exercise includes:

  • Video source material on DVD or via the DSP online library
  • Study Questions
  • The Five-Step Follow-up

The Five-Step Follow-Up is a unique method of self-analysis and encourages reflective practice and is included in each exercise.

The Teacher's Guide includes all of the information and material that appears in the Study Set and:

  • Discussion questions
  • Suggestions for hwo to conduct the exercises
  • Samples of appropriate responses to workbook questions
  • The video source material is the same for both the Teacher's Guide and the Study Set