Arabic, Chinese & Spanish professional interpreters sought for research project on police interpreting

From 17/06/2017 until 14/07/2017. NSW 
Sydney CBD

If you are a Professional NAATI accredited Spanish, Chinese, or Arabic interpreter, you are invited to participate in a study about the effectiveness of interpreted communication in police interviews. You will be invited to attend a police interview as interpreter. The interview will be scheduled at a mutually convenient time and you will be advised…

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Familiarisation with Another Two Medical Specialisations

From 11/07/2017 until 11/07/2017. Register by 09/07/2017. Online, VIC 
Melbourne, Vic Deaf, 340 Albert Street

Presentations by two prominent medical specialists, with an opportunity for questions; live-streamed for those in other locations. Whether you’re an interpreter or a translator, spoken language or Auslan, here’s an opportunity to enhance your contextual knowledge of two important fields of medicine. A well-known ophthalmologist and an ear, nose and throat specialist will each provide…

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Translation and Interpreting Theories – MODL5100

From 24/07/2017 until 27/10/2017. NSW 
University of New South Wales, Kensington campus, Sydney, NSW

Do practical exercises in all the interpreting modes here and learn the theories and principles. It is all in English, so suitable for all languages.

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Interpreting in Community Settings – MODL5102

From 24/07/2017 until 27/10/2017. NSW 
University of New South Wales, Kensington campus, Sydney, NSW

This course will focus on community interpreting in domestic settings. It will concentrate on two main areas of community interpreting: medical and welfare. The course will introduce students to the contextual knowledge needed to operate in these two settings and will develop the interpreting and linguistic skills necessary to work as professional community interpreters. The…

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Technology and Translation – MODL5107

From 24/07/2017 until 27/10/2017. NSW 
University of New South Wales, Kensington campus, Sydney, NSW

This course is designed to prepare students for professional Translation practice in the professional settings. It also helps students to acquire essential introductory knowledge about the localisation industry. The course has three main focuses: Technology – focusing on understanding the technological framework of the industry and hands-on experience of Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) tools; Professional…

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Media Translation – MODL5103

From 24/07/2017 until 27/10/2017. NSW 
University of New South Wales, Kensington campus, Sydney, NSW

This course provides students with practical experience in bi-directional multimedia translation at a professional level, which includes: online texts (business, politics, culture, and social affairs), audio-visual translation (captioning, subtitling, and audio description), and multimedia materials (video game localization and software localization). The course frames media translation within an international perspective with emphasis on the cutting-edge…

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Translation in Specialised Areas – MODL5104

From 24/07/2017 until 27/10/2017. NSW 
University of New South Wales, Kensington campus, Sydney, NSW

This course provides students with practical experience in two-directional translation at professional Translator level in specialised fields such as information technology, science, law and medicine. It aims to help students to develop and apply language-specific problem-solving techniques to overcome translation challenges. The course consists of a 1-hour lecture and 2-hour tutorial in each week. Tutorials…

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Interpreting in Legal Settings – MODL5101

From 24/07/2017 until 27/10/2017. NSW 
University of New South Wales, Kensington campus, Sydney, NSW

Interpreting in legal settings requires the acquisition of highly specialised knowledge relating to the law, legal language and discourses, legal interpreting theory and practical interpreting skills. This course will introduce students to the contextual knowledge needed to operate in diverse legal settings such as the courtroom, tribunals and the police and will develop the interpreting…

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FIT2017: Disruption and Diversification

From 03/08/2017 until 05/08/2017. QLD 
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

The theme will address the dizzying rate of technological change within the industry and the current challenges it provides for practitioners, service providers and clients alike, through presentations, panel discussions, workshops, tool demonstrations and exhibition, with experts from across the globe. It will take trends and developments in the profession and put them into sharp focus for forging a pathway to the future.

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