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Shadowing: a useful technique for autonomous practice of listening and speaking

Shadowing: a useful technique for autonomous practice of listening and speaking | Interpreting training | Scoop.it
In this post, Arizio Sweeting, a Cambridge ESOL Oral Examiner, shares a simple learner training approach to listening and pronunciation development using a shadowing technique. Start by selecting a...

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How to Prepare for the United Nations Interpreter Exam

How to Prepare for the United Nations Interpreter Exam | Interpreting training | Scoop.it
As many readers will already be aware, the UN is currently recruiting English, Spanish and French interpreters for its headquarters in New York and other duty stations (you can find details of the ...

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Simultaneous Translator – She Does Not Exist

Simultaneous Translator – She Does Not Exist | Interpreting training | Scoop.it
How many times have you seen a job announcement searching for a “Simultaneous Translator?” All professional translators and interpreters know that the two modes of rendering meaning from one la...

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Translation and Interpretation in America: Revisiting Shadowing in ...

Translation and Interpretation in America: Revisiting Shadowing in ... | Interpreting training | Scoop.it
Having a student simply repeat sounds would reduce an aspiring interpreter to the status of our feathery friend the parrot. Shadowing, as I have used it and intend to use it in my upcoming interpreting courses, is a listening ...

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Interpreting jokes

Jokes and witticisms are a notorious challenge for any interpreter. Our friends Matthew the interpreter and Matthew the stand-up comedian talk about the matt...
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