This unit will cover an overview of the note taking techniques that can help interpreters in their long consecutive interpretations, supporting and complementing the use of short-term memory.
When and how to use note taking
Rozan’s principles of note taking
Symbols and abbreviations
Avoiding processing overload
Interpreters wanting to improve their skills in consecutive interpreting.
Luisa Conte, RMIT
Luisa Conte is an Italian certified translator and interpreter with a Master of Translating and Interpreting from RMIT University in Melbourne. She is a lecturer and research assistant in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT. She is also an interpreter for Austin Health, collaborates with the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters and translates as a freelancer.
She has presented in national and international conferences on the themes of ethics, legal translation and the relevance of dialects in translating.
Note taking techniques and when to use them.
Balance note taking with the use of short term memory in consecutive interpreting.
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