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Theory and Practice of Japanese Interpreting (12 points)


Leader: Masato Takimoto

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Skills and techniques needed for consecutive interpreting such as techniques of note-taking, sight translation, interpreting numbers, interview interpreting and speech interpreting. Topics focus on industry, business, politics, general contemporary affairs, education, Australia-Japan relations, medicine, tourism, government institutions etc.

Assessment: One essay (2000 words): 30% + Mid-semester test (15 minutes for an individual student): 20% + End-of-semester test (25 minutes for an individual student): 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours of workshops per week

Prerequisites: Completion of JIT4622 and JIT4621

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