Community-Based Interpreter Training Course

Posted by on January 21, 2013

Community-Based Interpreter Training Course

February 2nd and 9th from 9am to 5:30pm

Join us for our Community-Based Interpreter Training Workshop at Nationalities Service Center to learn more. No interpretation experience is necessary. The workshop is open to all individuals. If you love languages, meeting new people, and thinking on your feet, this course is for you! You’ll learn about:

  • Different methods of interpretation, such as simultaneous and consecutive
  • The role of the interpreter in healthcare, business, and other professional settings
  • Intercultural communication, cultural competency, and how to be a “culture broker”
  • Ethics and boundaries
  • Clarifying, paraphrasing, and communicating shades of meaning

The workshop will use experiential learning, which means you’ll get plenty of chances to practice interpretation strategies and techniques in different situations. At the end of the course, you’ll have a solid understanding of the basics of the interpretation profession, a toolkit of techniques, and a great foundation to interact with interpreters professionally or to train for your career as a professional language interpreter.

This 15-hour course will take place over two Saturdays and costs only $200. A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to bilingual individuals, a Certificate of Participation will be awarded to all others.

Course sessions will take place at Nationalities Service Center at 1216 Arch Street in Philadelphia.

To sign up, or for more information, please contact:

Suzanne Grossman, Sales and Marketing Translation and Interpretation
Email – (215) 609-1544

Help your community. Earn a great living. Make a difference. Become an interpreter.

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