The Interpreter's Edge, Generic Edition
About The Interpreter's Edge, Generic Edition
If Spanish isn't your language, this is the product for you. The Interpreter's Edge, Generic Edition consists of a paperback book and a set of five one-hour audio CDs. These materials provide English-language source materials designed to provide interpreters and interpreting students with training in all the requisite techniques of court interpreting. The materials provide a total of 47 lessons, broken down as follows:
- Simultaneous Interpretation, 20 lessons
- Consecutive Interpretation, six memory lessons and nine interpreting lessons
- Sight Translation, 12 lessons
Additional simultaneous practice material is provided in the form of expert witness testimony, miscellaneous court proceedings, and jury instructions. Suggestions for obtaining source materials in your second language are included.
The Interpreter's Edge, Generic Edition, can be used to learn and practice interpreting from English to any other language. ACEBO also provides language-specific add-on CD and cassette sets for use with The Interpreter's Edge, Generic Edition. For a list of languages currently supported by language-specific sets, look below under "Language-Specific Sets for The Interpreter's Edge, Generic Edition."
Introduction to Simultaneous Interpretation chapter includes a representative Simultaneous Interpretation lesson
Introduction to Consecutive Interpretation chapter includes a representative Consecutive Interpretation lesson
Introduction to Sight Translation chapter includes a representative Sight Translation lesson