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  • SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETING:

    It’s NOT ALL about the End Product

  • GOAL: Interpret using the simultaneous mode information discourse and dialogues normally encountered in judicial settings from English into Spanish accurately and completely using adequate delivery.

  • OBJECTIVES:

    Gain knowledge and understanding about SI

    Develop tools to expand knowledge base before interpreting

    Develop SI abilities

    Develop SI skills

  • VI Congress of Comintern, USSR, 1928

    Nuremberg Trials, 1945-1947

    Modern era use of Simultaneous Interpreting

    First use of Simultaneous Interpreting

  • WHAT’S INVOLVED?

    SI = L + P + M + C

    Effort Model

    Daniel Gile (2009)

  • WHAT’S INVOLVED?

    “Chunks” or “speech segments”

    In 2015,/ the judge/ sentenced/ the defendant/ to life without parole.

    A, B, C, D, E, F, etc. vs.

    A, C, B, D, F, E, etc.

  • ABILITIES

    ANTICIPATION

    Linguistic

    Extralinguistic

    REFLECT SPEAKERS’ ATTITUDES, e.g., irony, sarcasm, innuendo

    PARAPHRASE

    INTERPRET FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES NON-STOP

    COPING

    APPLY DÉCALAGE

  • ABILITIES (MORE)

    CONCENTRATION

    LEARNING

    UNDERSTAND CONCEPTS

    FOLLOW DISCOURSE

    ACCURACY

    UNDERSTAND SPEECH PRODUCED - MEMBERS OF A LANGUAGE GROUP

    UNDERSTAND SPEECH PRODUCED UNDER STRESS

  • SKILLS

    TRANSFER SKILLS

    SPEAK LANGUAGES WITHOUT SERIOUS ERRORS

    ANALYSIS

    MEMORY

    LISTENING

    COGNITIVE PROCESSING (abstract, reformulate, concentrate, retain information, organize information, predict, deduce and induce)

  • DELIVERING THE MESSAGE

  • WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

  • KNOWLEDGE BASE

    Extralinguistic knowledge

    Linguistic knowledge

  • EXTRALINGUISTIC KNOWLEDGE

  • COMPREHENSION

    What is speaker talking about?

    Is the speaker clear?

    Do I understand the topic?

    Do I understand the jargon?

  • LINGUISTIC KNOWLEDGE

  • WHAT DON’T YOU KNOW?

  • Ad hoc Knowledge Acquisition

    Ad hoc Language Acquisition

  • What is Ad Hoc Knowledge Acquisition?

    Obtaining new knowledge relevant to a subject and for preparation for or carrying out an interpreting or translating assignment.

  • STRATEGIES FOR AD HOC KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION

    ADVANCE PREPARATION

  • STRATEGIES FOR AD HOC KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION LAST-MINUTE PREPARATION

    Resources

    Challenges

  • STRATEGIES FOR AD HOC KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION

    IN-EVENT KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION

  • BOTTOM LINE:

    New knowledge is useful

    Learn by listening to parties’ words and phrases

    Learn from your teammate

    It’s efficient

  • What is Ad Hoc Language Acquisition?

    Obtaining new linguistic knowledge relevant to a subject and for preparation for or carrying out an interpreting or translating assignment.

  • GLOSSARIES & TERM LISTS

    What to put in them?

    word

    noun? verb? adjective?

    definition

    source

    reliability

    sample sentence