University of Liege | Version française
Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 1/11/2014
HEVL0049-1  English-French consecutive interpretation 1

Duration :  30h Th, 30h Pr
Number of credits :  
Master en interprétation, à finalité spécialisée en interprétation de conférence, 1st year5
Lecturer :  Muriel Mercier
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Organisation and examination :  
All year long
Course 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 course :  
By the end of this course, students will be able to translate a 6 to 10-min speech in consecutive from English into French.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
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
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
Face-to-face
Recommended or required readings :  
Assessment methods and criteria :  
Oral examination. Criteria : the examination will be assessed on its consistency, clarity and its faithfulness to the original. Communication will also be assessed as well as linguistic skills.
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