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I'm looking for resources a relatively skilled consecutive translator could use to develop the techniques and skill for simultaneous translation. Ideal would be a language neutral intensive seminar somewhere. My requirements prevent considering long term training like a degree program. It needs to be either something online, or, preferably, intensive and focused training. I've done some general googling and haven't come up with much. I'm hoping people connected to the industry can point me in some good directions.

Can anyone recommend resources toward this end?



asked 23 Jul '17, 17:08

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I think the reason that there are not many results to your Google search is that short intensive training for SIM doesn't work so there are very few of them! Post-grad courses over 12-24 months are generally considered the best way to learn conference interpreting (including SIM). There are short intensive courses like you describe in some countries, eg. Brazil, but you'd have to have the right language combination and it would be a risk as to whether the course would actually serve you well. In Europe I don't think there are any such courses.

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answered 23 Jul '17, 19:30

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