University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

CHIN 7011 - Professional Interpreting A

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 3910
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to MA (InterpTrnsltnTrnscultComm), GDipInterpTrnsltnTrnscultComm students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assumed Knowledge: Students are assumed to have a high level proficiency in both Mandarin and English
Assessment: Weekly Interpreting Tasks 40%, Mock tests 10%, Group role play & reflection 10%, Final Exam 40%

This course aims to prepare students for seeking professional qualifications and career readiness as certified interpreters and/or certified interpreters in specialized areas. Designed, supported and instructed by a team of highly qualified and experienced practitioners, this course not only offers knowledge and skills required for NAATI certification tests but also equips students with capabilities, competencies and confidence for intensive interpreting jobs in the real world. Apart from training for effective short term memory, note-taking techniques, content analysis, processing and production, students will learn to identify and develop optimal models that best suit their individual learning and practising demands. A state-of-the-art language lab is specifically dedicated to this interpreting course where students will have access to resources and support for practising interpreting covering a wide range of topics and contexts.

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Commonwealth supported
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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3910 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10582 LE01 35 2 5 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 9am - 11am Napier, 107, Computer Suite
30 Apr - 4 Jun Tuesday 9am - 11am Napier, 107, Computer Suite
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10583 TU01 35 2 5 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 2pm - 3pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
30 Apr - 4 Jun Tuesday 2pm - 3pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite