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JIT4731 - Theory and Practice of Japanese Interpreting

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Masato Takimoto


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


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.


One essay (2000 words): 30%
Mid-semester test (15 minutes): 20%
End-of-semester test (25 minutes): 50%

Contact hours

3 hours of workshops per week