Retour interpretation into English: Enhancement Workshop

21 Aug 19 — 22 Aug 19

08:00 — 17:00

Beijing, China

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Two identical workshops will be run.

Workshop 1: 19-20 August 2019
Host institution: China International Publishing Group Training Centre

Workshop 2: 21-22 August 2019
Host institution: China International Publishing Group Training Centre

AIIC member: € 240
Non-AIIC member: € 260


Contact(s) - e-mail(s):
Registration matters:
Ms Hong Jiang.   

Local support:           
Mr Zhongfeng Chen, Ms Dandan Li

Course description:
The course is aimed at interpreters with professional experience working into non-native English or with a high standard of English and intending to add active EN to their combination. The workshop will cover speech styles, conference formulaic language, “retour” skills enhancement (deverbalisation, reformulation, effective use of intonation); English enhancement, public speaking and role-playing exercises, exercises in consecutive interpreting and chuchotage (whispered interpreting) with native-speaker feedback.

Matthew Perret is a freelance interpreter based in Berlin (EN A, ES B, IT FR PT C) with 20 years of experience working for the European Commission and Parliament as well as with the G20, UK government, and IMF/ World Bank group.

He is also a well-known trainer, teaching on the interpreting courses of the Universities of Zurich and Shanghai, and regularly involved in training both staff and freelance interpreters into English "B" at international organisations.

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