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Advanced Japanese Interpreting ( 12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL)


Leader: Masato Takimoto

Clayton First semester 2006 (Day)

Synopsis: Practice in formulaic language used in speeches and the acquisition of techniques to interpret speeches. Further training in note-taking and other skills to interpret speeches of approximately 150 words. Practice in simultaneous interpreting may also be introduced. Topics focus on industry, social structure, economic affairs, international affairs and business communication etc.

Assessment: Assignments: 10% + Mid-semester test: 30% + End-of-semester test: 60%

Contact Hours: 3 hours of workshops per week

Prerequisites: JIT4731 or JIT5731