NTU Introduction to Consecutive Interpretation syllabus ( 2006-1)
Class Time: 13:00pm-16:00pm,Tuesdays
Instructor: May Tang Li-ming
Tel: (02)29693354, 0939610309, 0968004117, (07)6011000-5128
This course aims to train the skills involved in consecutive interpretation. They are: listening comprehension, recall, paraphrasing, prediction of information, summarizing, public speaking, sight translation, note-taking, etc. The training of the skills will gradually lead to the ability to interpret accurately and fluently between English and Chinese a 3-5 minute long message with notes. Topics for interpretation will range from general ones in the beginning to more technical ones, with gradual emphasis on Economics, Politics and Information.