University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

CHIN 7011 - Professional Interpreting A

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
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
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12880 LE01 25 12 4 Mar - 8 Apr Wednesday 3pm - 5pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
29 Apr - 3 Jun Wednesday 3pm - 5pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12881 TU01 25 12 18 Mar - 8 Apr Wednesday 12pm - 1pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
29 Apr - 3 Jun Wednesday 12pm - 1pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite