Exercises for simultaneous
These exercises and more can be found in Conference Interpreting - A Students'Companion, A Gillies, 2001, (p80-83) and are reproduced with the kind permission of Tertium Krakow). More exercises can be found in the 2004 revised eidtion of this book, Conference Interpreting - A New Students' companion. VI Practice exercises for SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETING The exercises below are designed to further skills in specific areas of interpretation technique, some may argue that in doing this we encourage inaccurate interpreting, however, I remind you that the goal here is not accuracy or fidelity but the activation that skill required to perform the exercise (that skill being one of the component parts of interpretation). The exercises I suggest below do not cover all of what might be held to be the component elements of the skill of simultaneous interpreting. Delivery General Knowledge Split attention + Decalage Reformulation Stress management 1 Delivery 1.1 “Cheating”. 2 General Knowledge WHY ?
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