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Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 1/10/2014
Version 2013-2014
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
Course contents :  
The course will be divided in two parts: theory and practical training. To start with, students will analyse speeches to identify units of meaning, main ideas and links. Then we'll move to pratical exercices (A langage into A, then C into A). Memory exercise, mindmapping, note-taking, reformulation, voice management.
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 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) :  
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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