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JIT5842 - Advanced Japanese Interpreting

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Masato Takimoto


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


Practice in formulaic language used in speeches and the acquisition of techniques to interpret speeches. Further training in note-taking and other skills to interpret speeches of approximately 150 words. Practice in simultaneous interpreting may also be introduced. Topics focus on industry, social structure, economic affairs, international affairs and business communication etc.


Assignments: 10%
Mid-semester test: 30%
End-of-semester test: 60%

Contact hours

3 hours of workshops per week


JIT4731 or JIT5731