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SCICtrain

About SCICtrain

About SCICtrain

A general presentation by Marco Benedetti, Director General at DG SCIC (European Commission): what is behind SCICtrain?

What is interpretation?

What is interpretation?

A general introduction to the basic principles of interpreting as a communication process, how they have been established and taught in modern times.

Consecutive interpretation

Consecutive interpretation

The first step in the training path: active listening, analysis/synthesis, note-taking methods, communication and expression in the target language.

Simultaneous interpretation

Simultaneous interpretation

The standard interpretation mode in multilingual meetings: specificities, problem-solving techniques, reformulating, communicating with your audience.

Other techniques

Other techniques

Retour interpretation, Relays, Whispering, Videoconferences and other specific situations.

Other resources

Other resources

Documentation, sourcing of information, terminology and other areas and techniques of meeting preparation.