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The 7 secrets of the greatest speakers in history

The 7 secrets of the greatest speakers in history
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How Plenary works Time for discussion before taking a decision A parliamentary report put to the vote in plenary is generally the subject of a debate in which the Commission, the representatives of the political groups and individual MEPs express their views. Speaking time per person, often very short, depends on the number of Members who have asked for the floor. Unlike the voting, which is sometimes held at a very rapid pace, the debates can last for several hours, depending on the number of Members who wish to speak. They usually speak in their own language, and what they say is interpreted simultaneously by the interpreters into the other official EU languages. Speaking time in the Chamber is allocated according to the following criteria: a first fraction of speaking time is divided equally amongst all the political groups, then a further fraction is divided among the groups in proportion to the total number of their members. 12 noon: the voting marathon Votes are generally held around midday.

Ted Talks for English Learners and IELTS Students This article shows you how to use TED Talks to improve your English, how they can be used in the classroom and suggests 10 great talks to use in the English classroom. TED is a series of informative, educational, inspiring and sometimes jaw-dropping talks that present ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’. Ted has attracted many of the world’s most important thinkers such as Larry Page, Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Ken Robinson, and a few winners of the Nobel Prize. There is an emphasis on informing, educating and opening people’s eyes to new ideas, making them perfect for the classroom. This post will list 10 TED talks I have found work particularly well in the classroom. How Students Can Use TED at Home TED Talks for students provide an engaging context from which they can autonomously improve their English at home. Listening This is the obvious one, but students should be encouraged to listen ‘actively’. Pronunciation ‘Micro-listening’ can also be used to help students produce sentences. Vocabulary

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How we work You may already have seen or heard interpreters at work whispering for heads of state or interpreting in sound-proof booths at large international conferences. The ability to interpret is a skill many claim but few truly possess. Consider the process of interpretation: the interpreter listens to the speaker, understands the message and converts it into another language, speaks to the delegates and all the while monitors his output to ensure elegant delivery. What are the processes involved? Interpreting is a constant to-ing and fro-ing between different ways of thinking and cultural universes. Conference interpreters usually work in a team put together for a specific conference according to the event's working languages. Today, interpreters spend most of their time performing simultaneous interpretation. The majority of professional conference interpreters now have more than two working languages - on average, AIIC interpreters have 3, 4. Modes of Interpretation Simultaneous Consecutive

What I Learned from My TED Talk - Nilofer Merchant by Nilofer Merchant | 10:01 AM October 22, 2012 This spring, I got invited to do a talk at a prestigious event — TEDGlobal. And so, I wrote the idea, created a script, polished flow, created slides with a designer, and then worked on the cadence by rehearsing and rehearsing, right up until that final moment of delivery. And I walked out on that stage. And I flopped. Well, not quite flopped — but I did not deliver a seriously kick-ass talk. Getting better at something is thought to be about learning. But many things are not linear and neat. Which is why one “rule” of my recent book on the Social Era is: “Learn. So how does one unlearn? The first step is to admit something is wrong. The second step is to ask what specifically went wrong — and get help if you need it. To figure out what went wrong, we often need an outside perspective. Then, listen. Begin the process of undoing. In trying to deliver the perfect line and perfect idea, I was buying into a mythology of perfection.

Språklärare - lossa tungan med LEGO - Robin Smith Psst! Är du språklärare? Småbarnsförälder? Har du tröttnat på att trampa på vassa bitar från dyra legosatser som hållit i femton minuter efter att de byggts ihop? Så här kan de fått nytt liv, i klassrummet. Det finns övningar som inte tjänar så mycket mer till än att få eleverna att komma igång, att få dem att glömma allt annat och prata ett annat språk, och att få dem välvilligt inställda till ämnet eller i alla fall resten av lektionen; adrenalininjektioner som vi kan utnyttja för att kick-starta en elevgrupp när energinivån är som lägst eller blygheten som värst. Gör ungefär så här: (1) Innan övningen börjar, lägg fram ca 30 bitar lego samt två hjulpar på tio platser i klassrummet. (2) Dela in eleverna i grupper om tre. (3) När utförarna lämnat rummet får instruktörerna lyfta på pappret. (4) Efter ca 5 minuter får instruktörerna hämta in utförarna, som nu har ögonbindlarna på sig, och placera dem framför bitarna. (5) Räkna ner när tiden går mot sitt slut.

The amazing brains of the real-time interpreters One morning this summer I paid a visit to the sole United Nations agency in London. The headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) sits on the southern bank of the Thames, a short distance upstream from the Houses of Parliament. As I approached, I saw that a ship’s prow, sculpted in metal, was grafted like a nose to the ground floor of this otherwise bland building. Inside I met a dozen or so mostly female IMO translators. They were cheerful and chatty and better dressed than you might imagine for people who are often heard but rarely seen. I walked upstairs to a glass-fronted booth, where I prepared to witness something both absolutely remarkable and utterly routine. Let’s unpick what she did that morning and itemise its components. As the delegate spoke, Pinkney had to make sense of a message composed in one language while simultaneously constructing and articulating the same message in another tongue. Intriguing region Humorous pitfalls Some speakers talk too fast.

All Things Topics - Home Daniel Gile Daniel Gile (* 1948) ist ein französischer Übersetzer und Konferenzdolmetscher. Er lehrt als Universitätsprofessor an der École Supérieure d'Interprètes et de Traducteurs (ESIT) der Universität Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle. Leben[Bearbeiten | Quelltext bearbeiten] Daniel Gile studierte Mathematik, bevor er sich einem Übersetzer- und Dolmetscherstudium zuwandte. 1984 promovierte er im Fach Japanisch mit einer Dissertation zur Ausbildung von Übersetzerberufen (La formation aux métiers de la traduction japonais-français: problèmes et méthodes) am Pariser Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (INALCO). 1987 begann er dort eine außerordentliche Professur. Forschung[Bearbeiten | Quelltext bearbeiten] Daniel Giles Forschungsschwerpunkt liegt auf der Ausbildung von Dolmetschern, Übersetzern und wissenschaftlichem Nachwuchs. Sonstige Aktivitäten und Mitgliedschaften[Bearbeiten | Quelltext bearbeiten] Publikationen (Auswahl)[Bearbeiten | Quelltext bearbeiten]

Danica Seleskovitch Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Danica Seleskovitch est née à Paris le et morte à Cahors le (à 79 ans). Interprète de conférence, elle fonda, entre autres, la Théorie interprétative de la traduction. Biographie[modifier | modifier le code] Danica Seleskovitch[1] est née d’une mère française, issue d’une famille de la bourgeoisie du Nord et d’un père serbe, philosophe, appartenant à une lignée d’intellectuels yougoslaves. Depuis l’enfance, elle maîtrise plusieurs langues : d’abord le français, sa langue maternelle (chez les Seleskovitch, on a toujours parlé français) ; elle parle l’allemand comme une autochtone, et elle connaît le serbo-croate, la langue de son père. Dès son arrivée à Paris, en 1946, elle s'inscrit à la Sorbonne, où elle entreprend simultanément deux licences, d’allemand et d’anglais. Son père meurt au printemps 1950. Dès le début de sa carrière d'interprète de conférence, elle réfléchit à son métier et à la façon dont le sens passe en interprétation.

¿Cómo comportarse en la cabina? Mutual assistance, team cohesiveness and convivialité are essential for the smooth running of any conference. Here's a checklist of booth manners for beginners. In the booth Remember that an interpreting booth is a confined space. Act accordingly;Keep the documents neat and orderly;Do not smoke; Switch off your mobile phone; Take care not to wear jewellery that can make a noise, like wrist bangles; Agree preferred seating and lighting arrangements with colleague(s); Turn volume right down on your headset if you leave the booth; Keep quiet when not working (microphones pick up all background noise so do not shuffle papers, be careful when pouring water, do not eat or make other unpleasant noises); Talk into the microphone (some colleagues who regularly work for TV can offer precious advice). Teamwork Survival kit Don’t forget your spectaclesNotebookPens and pencils and pencil sharpener. Further Reading: Booth manners for seasoned interpreters Recommended citation format: VEGA Network.

Código ético de AIIC (2012) I. Purpose and Scope Article 1 a) This Code of Professional Ethics (hereinafter called the "Code") lays down the standards of integrity, professionalism and confidentiality which all members of the Association shall be bound to respect in their work as conference interpreters. b) Candidates and precandidates shall also undertake to adhere to the provisions of this Code. c) The Disciplinary and Disputes Committee, acting in accordance with the provisions of the Statutes, shall impose penalties for any breach of the rules of the profession as defined in this Code. II. Article 2 a) Members of the Association shall be bound by the strictest secrecy, which must be observed towards all persons and with regard to all information disclosed in the course of the practice of the profession at any gathering not open to the public. Article 3 a) Members of the Association shall not accept any assignment for which they are not qualified. Article 4 Article 5 Article 6 III. Article 7 Article 8 IV. Article 9

Consejos de la UE para trabajar con intérpretes La Dirección General de Interpretación proporciona intérpretes para más de 10 000 reuniones al año. El trabajo del intérprete es hacer posible la comunicación entre interlocutores que no hablan el mismo idioma. Nuestra experiencia nos ha demostrado que en una reunión multilingüe también entran en primera línea de juego las aptitudes de comunicación de los participantes, y tanto más cuanto aumentan el número de idiomas utilizados y la complejidad para organizar la interpretación. Cuando participe en una reunión multilingüe o la presida, piense en la forma en que su mensaje va a llegar al auditorio a través de la interpretación. Estas sugerencias se refieren concretamente a las condiciones de trabajo preconizadas en la Comisión Europea, pero sirven de manera general para cualquier reunión con interpretación. Seguir leyendo...Piense en la interpretación a la hora de preparar su reunión. Ha decidido usted celebrar una reunión con interpretación. Seguir leyendo...Consejos para los oradores

El intérprete es "la voz de la señora" Il y a quelques années, j’accompagnais en Haïti une délégation de parlementaires européens conduits par une députée allemande. Les discussions compliquées par la situation critique du pays se tenaient, en consécutive doublée de chuchotage, dans des lieux peu propices à des réunions mais l’équipe très réduite d’interprètes, à la fois accablée et motivée par ce qu’elle voyait et entendait ne faiblissait pas à la tâche. Un soir, lors d’une conférence de presse, un journaliste d’une radio privée demande à la présidente de la délégation combien de nationalités sont représentées parmi les parlementaires européens. Je traduis la réponse- une énumération- dont la chute est : "et puis, il y a moi qui suis allemande" Ce féminin déclenche immédiatement le fou rire du journaliste qui se tournant vers moi me demande, goguenard, si je suis "allemande". Je réponds du tac au tac que "non, je suis la voix de Madame". Etre la voix de quelqu’un d’autre requiert une certaine maturation.