Under the current NAATI Certification system, professional interpreters are required to demonstrate knowledge and skills in the use of the simultaneous (chuchotage) mode. This online module builds on Chuchotage 1 Module and aims to provide interpreters with an understanding of when and how to apply this essential mode in medical and legal interpreting settings. Chuchotage 2 module focuses on strategies for resolving simultaneous interpreting challenges. It also provides participants with an opportunity to practice and polish this essential interpreting mode through practical interpreting exercises in legal and medical contexts.
Simultaneous interpreting (chuchotage) in legal and medical settings
Practice of chuchotage in medical and legal settings in practical activities
Challenges in chuchotage practice and strategies for overcoming them
Tips for further practice.
This module would be useful for all interpreters working in community settings at the CPI and CI level, who wish to develop a sound theoretical and practical foundation for practising chuchotage. Completion of the Chuchotage 1 is a pre-requisite for this module.
Anna Kenny, NSW Health Care Interpreter Services Professional Development Coordinator
Anna Kenny is a Polish Interpreter and a Professional Development Coordinator with the NSW Health Care Interpreter Services. Anna was born and educated in Poland. She graduated from Warsaw University with a Masters Degree in English Philology in 1991. In 2012 Anna obtained a Masters Degree in Interpreting and Translation Pedagogy from Macquarie University, Sydney.
Anna has worked for HCIS for over 25 years. In her current position, she coordinates and facilitates training for health care interpreters across NSW. She has also taught interpreting at Macquarie University, developed medical interpreting resources for RMIT and facilitated several AUSIT seminars on medical interpreting and ethics.
Anna is a recipient of the 2018 AUSIT excellence award for Outstanding Contribution to Translation and Interpreting.
Settings where chuchotage is used in medical and legal interpreting
When, why and how to switch from consecutive interpreting to the chuchotage mode
Strategies for overcoming common challenges associated with chuchotage
How to practice and perfect your chuchotage skills.
Switch from the consecutive to the chuchotage mode when required
Effectively apply the chuchotage mode in legal and medical settings.
A Certificate will be issued upon completion of the course. Learners will be eligible to 10 PD points towards recertification (Section 1.4 of NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue).
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