Interpretation Courses

Interpretation I

The Interpretation I course focuses on consecutive and on-sight interpretation and gives special consideration to the development of your ability to comprehend texts and speeches as well as to their accurate rendering into your mother tongue. You also acquire clarity and accuracy of expression and self-confidence in oral communication. The course is taught by highly experienced professional interpreters with many years of experience in conference interpreting and teaching interpretation.

During the course you will:
  • work with selected articles on economics, EU matters, law, technology, current issues, politics, etc. from well-known American and British newspapers and magazines
  • work with authentic speeches and presentations from conventions, conferences, and lectures
  • develop memory skills through memory-building techniques
  • learn consecutive note-taking techniques
  • learn specialized terminology
  • deliver oral presentations on selected topics in class
  • learn translation techniques and compare them with interpretation techniques
  • improve your knowledge of English and Greek
Admission

The Interpretation I course is open to students who are currently attending or have completed the Two-Year Program in General-Specialized Translation and to all graduates of the Translation Programs of the Life Long Learning of Hellenic American College. All other candidates must have a high school diploma and a solid grounding in English (Proficiency level) to be able to attend this course. Eligibility to the course is evaluated after an interview.

Opportunity to continue your studies

Students who complete the Interpretation I course are eligible to enroll in the Interpretation II course (100 hours).

Information

Instructor Petros Romaios
Instruction Languages EL
Prerequisites High-school diploma, Greek mother tongue, knowledge of English at a Proficiency level
Who should attend For those who wish to be introduced to the principles of interpretation from English into Greek
Certificate of Attendance Yes

 Schedules

Days and Hours Start Date End Date Hours per Week
 Tuesday & Thursday 18:00-21:00 11/1/2016  24/01/2017  6

Interpretation II

The Interpretation II course focuses on consecutive and on-sight interpretation and gives special consideration to the development of the student’s ability to comprehend texts, speeches, video conference excerpts as well as to their accurate rendering into your mother tongue. Participants furthermore acquire clarity and accuracy of expression and self-confidence in oral communication. The course is taught by highly experienced professional interpreters with years of experience in conference interpreting and teaching interpretation.

During the course you will:
  • work with selected articles on economics, EU matters, law, technology, medicine, current issues, politics, etc. from established Greek, American and British newspapers and magazines.
  • work with authentic speeches and presentations from conventions, conferences, and lectures.
  • develop in depth memory skills through memory-building techniques.
  • learn consecutive note-taking techniques.
  • learn specialized terminology
  • deliver oral presentations on selected topics in class.
  • learn translation techniques and compare them with interpretation techniques
Admission

The Interpretation II course is open to students who have successfully attended the Interpretation I course  are currently attending or have completed the Two-Year Program in General-Specialized Translation and to all graduates of the Translation Programs of the Life Long Learning of Hellenic American College. Furthermore, all candidates must have solid grounding in English (Proficiency level). All candidates have to attend an interview before they are eligible to enroll in the course.

Information

Instructor Petros Romaios
Instruction Languages EL
Prerequisites High-school diploma, Greek mother tongue, knowledge of English at a Proficiency level
Who should attend For those who wish to be introduced to the principles of interpretation from English into Greek
Certificate of Attendance Yes

 Schedules

Days and Hours Start Date End Date Hours per Week
 Tuesday & Thursday 18:00-21:00 7/2/2017 16/5/2017 6