Study Programmes 2016-2017
English-French consecutive interpretation 1
Duration :
30h Th, 30h Pr
Number of credits :
Master in interpreting (120 ECTS)5
Lecturer :
Muriel Mercier
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
All year long
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
The course is divided in two parts: theory and practical training. To start with, students will analyse speeches to identify units of meaning, main ideas and links. Pratical exercices (A langage into A, then C into A). Memory exercise, mindmapping, note-taking, reformulation, voice management, communication.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
By the end of this course, students will be able to translate a 6 to 10-min speech in consecutive from English into French.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
French as mother tongue or equivalent knowledge. Listening to the BBC (podcast, World Service or any other English-speaking broadcast ...). Highly recommended from 3 to 4 times a week. Listening to French radio programmes (France Inter or equivalent) Reading the newspapers everyday in French and English (1 article at least same topic)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Consecutive exercices based but not only on speeches or adapted readings, video and podcasts. Public speaking exercices under pressure or not. Shadowing
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Assessment methods and criteria :
Oral examination. Criteria : the student's perfromance will be assessed on its consistency, clarity and its faithfulness to the original. Communication will also be assessed as well as linguistic skills, general knowledge and news-related knowledge
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