Consecutive Interpreting: A Short Course provides a step-by-step guide to consecutive interpreting. This user-friendly coursebook tackles key skills such as presentation, analysis, note-taking and reformulation, as well as advanced market-related skills such as preparation for assignments, protocol and practical tips for working interpreters. Each chapter provides examples of the skill, as well as a variety of exercises to learn the skill both in isolation and then in combination with other skills.
Including model answers, a glossary of terms and further reading suggestions, this is the essential coursebook for all students of consecutive interpreting as well as for interpreter-trainers looking for innovative ways of teaching consecutive interpreting.
Andrew Gillies trains students, interpreters and interpreter-trainers worldwide on behalf of universities, international institutions and the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC). He is the author of several books, including Note-Taking for Consecutive Interpreting (2017), and also created the Interpreter Training Resources website.