EN802 – Simultaneous Interpretation

Course lecturer :

Mrs. Jacqueline Magdy

Course assistant :

Ms. Yasmine Yehia

Course objectives :

By the end of this course the student will be able to:
– Focus on the main ideas of the audios.
– Deliver calmly and master articulation.
– Focus instantaneously and strengthen the mental ability that enables the student to summarize the main points.

Course description :

This practical subject helps the students train on parallel skills which simultaneous interpreters need, such as: shadowing, delivery, split second accuracy, summarizing, note taking in both source language and target language, focusing on parallel speaking, listening skills and organizing the memory. Students also rationally interpret parts from audios, discuss the difficulties and provide suggestions.

Course assessment :

60 Final exam 20 Mid term exam 20 class work

Recommended text books :

Jones, Roderik(2002) Conference Interpreting Explained, St. Jerome: Manchester.

Recommended refrences :

Jones, Roderik(2002) Conference Interpreting Explained, St. Jerome: Manchester.