3 Upcoming events


05 Aug 18 — 17 Aug 18

09:00 — 17:00

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Course

For further information on fees and enrollment: www.cciconline.net

Contact:

Christopher Guichot de Fortis: (+32) 49 53 44 70

Julia Poger: (+32) 49 65 69 078

conferenceinterpretationcourse@zkp2tcnauv.gmail.com

2018 Cambridge Conference Interpretation Course (CCIC) Permalink

Continuing education course for professional conference interpreters Cambridge, United Kingdom. 34th intensive course in the practice of simultaneous conference interpretation:

NB: The CCIC is specifically designed for experienced and practising conference interpreters.

Course Directors include:

  • Patsy Arizu, former Head of Interpretation, US Department of State
  • Loreto Bravo de Urquia, former Head of Interpretation Services, OPCW
  • Marie Diur, Head of Interpretation, UNOG
  • Philip Evans, Senior Interpreter, NATO HQ, retired
  • Ricarda Gras, freelance interpreter
  • Christopher Guichot de Fortis, Senior Interpreter, NATO HQ
  • Beatriz Leboulleux del Castillo, freelance interpreter
  • Almute Loeber, freelance interpreter
  • Claudia Martin-Stern, freelance interpreter
  • Ricarda Mehl, Head of Interpretation Management Service, German Federal Office of Languages, Cologne
  • Elina Pekler, staff interpreter, UNHQ
  • Julia Poger, freelance interpreter
  • Carlos Pulido de la Vega, freelance interpreter
  • Claudia Ricci, freelance interpreter
  • Lucie Solem, freelance interpreter

Experience indicates that enrolment before February is highly advisable.


This unique annual CPD course for conference interpreters offers a student-teacher ratio not exceeding 2.5:1. Instruction is centred on training in simultaneous interpretation from numerous challenging contemporary video sources, speeches delivered by teaching faculty, and guest speakers. General, group and individual performance evaluation is extensive, tailored and detailed.

The CCIC’s 27 students will work approximately 5 hours per day in state-of-the-art 2-person ISO booths equipped with screens. A wide range of technical and general subjects (economy, geopolitics, defence, environment, philosophy, history, etc.) will be briefed under authentic conference conditions, including formal UN-format mock meetings. Several in-depth and specialised language breakout sessions, concentrating on a particular mode of interpretation and/or language pair, are also featured. 

In addition to the core curriculum, daily specialised modules in a variety of fields (consecutive techniques, B-language strategies, preparation and use of texts, meeting terminology and practice, booth and stress management, marketing and negotiation, chuchotage, interpreting literature, etc.) and briefings on AIIC and the profession, are provided. Practical exercises in ‘chuchotage’ are also featured, using real-life scenarios.

We have negotiated advantageous room rates both at the Hilton Cambridge City Centre hotel venue and at nearby Christ’s College.

Course languages are: English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish, according to demand, and tuition is tailored to cover the language pairs desired by students. The language of general instruction is English.


20 Aug 18 — 01 Sep 18

09:00 — 18:00

London, United Kingdom

Course

Christine Adams (member AIIC): ch.adams@curpaqfdz3x.btinternet.com 

Zoë Hewetson (member AIIC): zoehewetson@n3kfdwznc.hotmail.com

Short Courses for Conference Interpreters with English B, London, August 2018 Permalink

Christine Adams and Zoë Hewetson have run successful courses for working interpreters with English B for the past four years and are proposing to run two more in 2018.  We provide opportunities for colleagues to work on their B in a practical, supportive environment.  The courses will run August 20-25 and August 27-September 1, 2018 and will include:

  • simultaneous interpreting,
  • consecutive (if requested),
  • tailored feedback from English A course tutors,
  • voice coaching,
  • English enhancement,
  • talks and debates on topical issues, participant speech preparation and delivery.

We will have Spanish As and Turkish As the first week, and French As and Polish As the second week. We now have a waiting list for the French A group, but we still have a few places left for Spanish, Turkish or Polish As.

Please send us both an email if you would be interested in attending, giving your A language.  The courses will take place in central London and the fees are £1250.00 (which will cover tuition, not accommodation).

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.


06 Sep 18 — 08 Sep 18

14:00 — 18:00

York, United Kingdom

AIIC Courses

Venue:

University of York
Department of Language and Linguistic Science
Vanbrugh C Block
Heslington
York
YO10 5DD
United Kingdom

Organised by
AIIC Training & Professional Development

Contact - Andy Gillies
training@3e.aiic.net

AIIC Training : Consecutive note-taking refresher Permalink

Helen Campbell will lead a workshop in York for professional interpreters who want to consolidate their note-taking skills for consecutive interpreting.

This 2.5 day course targets professional conference interpreters who feel their note-taking skills are getting rusty or have never been that great to begin with. Helen Campbell, an experienced conference interpreter and interpreter trainer, as well as an engaging and entertaining public speaker, will explain her note-taking strategies to help make you feel more at ease with your next consecutive assignment.

Trainer

Helen Campbell was a staff member of the Directorate-General for Interpretation of the European Commission (DG SCIC) in Brussels from 1973 until April 2011. A highly qualified and experienced interpreter trainer, she has aptitude-tested, taught, and acted as examiner at university and EU exams and regularly giving courses for AIIC.

This workshop will be held in English.

Registration

  • Minimum number of participants: 12
  • Maximum number of participants: 16

Cost of Seminar

  • AIIC members & candidates: 280 euro
  • Non-AIIC members: 360 euro

Information  

To apply for the course please complete this registration form


Cancellation policy

All AIIC courses are non-profit.

  • Courses will be confirmed when registration fees cover the costs of the course or cancelled at the latest 6 weeks before the date of the course.
  • Participants withdrawing before confirmation of the course will be refunded.
  • If the course is cancelled all participants will be refunded.
  • If a participant cancels after the course has been confirmed AIIC can only refund the course fee if costs are still covered

Photo rights

AIIC reserves the right to use photos taken during the course for promotional purposes. Anyone who does not want their image used in this way is invited to mention this to in an email to the address above before the course.

If you have any questions don't hesitate to get in touch with training@vp3cwwve.aiic.net


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