The reality of community interpreting

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Dec 9, 2015 21:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 25-30 minutes.

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Language:English
Summary:ProZ.com professional trainer Anneta Vysotskaya will share the knowledge that she has gained throughout the 10 years that she has worked as a community interpreter.

Thanks to Anneta for donating her time and knowledge as part of ProZ.com's 'Giving Tuesday' year-end donation drive!

 
Description
In this webinar, ProZ.com professional trainer Anneta Vysotskaya will share her insight on community interpreting that she has gained from ten years in the field.

Your purchase includes:

  • access to the online session with a Q&A portion,

  • unlimited access to video recording and handouts (available within one working week after the session).

Even if you do not attend the online session, you will still have unlimited access to the video recording and training materials within one working week after the session. Once uploaded, you will be able to find the course recording in the "My videos" section of the site.

NOTE: This session is being offered by the trainer on a voluntary basis in support of ProZ.com's 'Giving Tuesday' year-end donation drive, and all proceeds from this course will benefit this initiative. Attendees should note that this webinar is much shorter than typical training courses offered on ProZ.com. No refunds will be granted for training session purchases affiliated with ProZ.com's year-end donation drive. See all courses offered by this trainer here: http://www.proz.com/translator-training/trainers/1199/courses
Target audience
All language professionals who are looking to learn more about working as a community interpreter.
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• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
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• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

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• Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 – Leopard® or newer
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

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To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "Purchase for $20" button in the top right corner of your screens. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Trainer
 Anneta Vysotskaya    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Anneta Vysotskaya graduated the English Department of the Far Eastern State University (Vladivostok, Russia) in 1983. After working for one year as a school teacher she was invited to join the staff of the Scientific Information Department of the Institute of Marine Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. She worked there for 20 years reaching the position of a leading translator. Her main expertise is in environmental, fisheries, food, health, medical and business translation. In 2004, she moved with her family to New Zealand and had to start as a freelance translator and interpreter practically from zero. She translated for many clients from all over the world. She also works as a community interpreter since 2005.

Аннета Высоцкая закончила отделение английской филологии Дальневосточного государственного университета в 1983 году. Около 20 лет работала штатным переводчиком в Институте биологии моря и журнала "Биология моря", в том числе ведущим переводчиком, а также переводила для других научных учреждений Российской академии наук. Выполняла переводы для Торгово-промышленной палаты. Она специализируется в переводе в области охраны природы, биологии, рыбного хозяйства, здравоохранения, медицины, пищевой промышленности, а также имеет большой опыт перевода во многих других областях. Неоднократно была переводчиком на международных научных конференциях. С 2004 году проживает в Новой Зеландии, активно работает переводчиком-фрилансером, оказывая переводческие услуги для клиентов в разных странах мира. С 2005 года занимается устным переводом в больницах и других учреждениях Новой Зеландии. С 2005 года занимается устным переводом в социальной сфере.
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