Thursday, November 10, 2011

Note-taking Revisited

248/365 one of those days

In a previous post, Note Taking for Consecutive Interpreting , we watched some videos on note-taking techniques. Today you can check this site, Interpreter Training Resources. Even though it is aimed at a French audience, the skills described are transferable, and often they use English examples, like;
The rule of thumb is that unless a word is short (4-5 letters) the interpreter should note it in an abbreviated form.
Check the whole file here
You can find the example above in the document,  Rozan - The 7 Principles of Note-taking.
Spanish students, check this out: Los pequeños detalles que marcan la gran diferencia en interpretación consecutiva, por Judith de dos palabras.
Happy practising!

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