Tag - training

“Note-Taking for Consecutive Interpreting”, a review

Count Smorltalk takes a look at the 2nd Edition of Gillies’ seminal work I was contemplating sending these notes into Mme Blog as proof that I had read the book I was asked to review. And I thought I might leave it at that. But I had a niggling feeling I’d get sent away with a flea in my ear and told to do the review properly, so I have...

The ABCs of Interpreting: Active and Passive Languages Explained – information meeting

Interpreting students and new colleagues are warmly invited to an AIIC VEGA information meeting. When: Sat 28 February 2015 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Where: London School of Economics room CLM 7.02 Clement House Aldwych London WC2A 2AE [map] Entry: free Experienced AIIC interpreters and trainers will talk about ABC languages and the differences...

The Jury’s Back. With a Letter

Dear Candidate, So you want to be an interpreter. Great, we need more good interpreters. That’s why we got up at an ungodly hour on the weekend, that’s why we’re spending the day in a classroom that we knew would be either overheated or Arctic, that’s why we’re imbibing inordinate amounts of tepid coffee from the machine...