Three Techniques to Improve Memory Skills
Course description: A carefully guided path to enhancing memory skills for interpreters with the goal of improving accuracy in consecutive and simultaneous interpreting.
Course length: 1.5 hours
Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters: 1.5 CCHI CE hours (Performance-Based)
International Medical Interpreters Association: 0.15 IMIA CEUs
Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 1.5 CE credits
Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 1.5 OCCI PDUs
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Describe how three memory processes—encoding, storage and retrieval—affect interpreters.
Practice three techniques to enhance memory skills for interpreters: mnemonics, chunking and storytelling.
What you will get:
Your video host: Carola E. Green
8 interactive exercises
1 role play with 9 language pairs
5 audio stories (to summarize)
Tools and strategies to enhance your memory skills
Sections to download and study from The Community Interpreter®: An International Textbook and The Medical Interpreter: A Foundation Textbook for Medical Interpreting
Course completion certificate
How this lesson will improve your practice:
Be able to interpret longer segments without interrupting.
Enhance your accuracy.
Greatly increase your confidence.
Look and sound more polished and professional.
Have a smoother delivery.
You may also receive more “repeat requests” by name from those who recognize your professionalism and skills.