Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting: A Short Course is the essential step-by-step guide to the skill of note-taking.
The system, made up of a range of tried and tested techniques, is simple to learn, consistent and efficient.
Each chapter presents a technique, with examples, tasks and exercises.
This second edition has been extensively revised throughout, including:an updated chapter on speech analysisnew chapters on comparisons and linksrevised example speeches and notesa summary of other authors' note-taking guidelines for comparison and reference (Part III). The author uses English throughout - explaining how and where to locate material for other languages - thus providing a sound base for all those working in the areas of conference interpreting and consecutive interpreting in any language combination.
This user-friendly guide is a particularly valuable resource for student interpreters, professionals looking to refresh their skills, and interpreter trainers looking for innovative ways of approaching note-taking.