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I13A-Over-the-Phone Interpreting - OPI Level 1

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Services and specialization
Business of Translation and Interpreting
Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Jan 13, 2015 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:English
Summary:Learn the basics to become an OPI or Teleinterpreter (part 1 of 2); over-the-phone interpreting is a service that connects human interpreters via telephone to individuals who do not speak a common language. Learn to listen, analyze message and convey accurately and fast meaning-by-meaning instead of word-by-word. Learn the ins and outs of the profession, including practice materials and learn to follow professional codes of conduct and standards of practice for remote interpreting.
Description
Guidelines with specific action plans to become an over-the-phone-interpreter (OPI). This webinar provides all the basic knowledge, understanding and guides to practice to start developing your talents as a telephone interpreter or to consolidate your understanding and abilities if you are an OPI already. You will learn specifics about the profession and the environment in which it is practiced, the profile and the skills needed. Special attention is given to achieving the highest level of professionalism in the rendering of OPI services. Actual practice is encouraged in different aspects such as customer service skills and the handling of the session.

Language: This well designed and interesting workspace is language-neutral with content delivered in English and appropriate for any language pair.

Note: This is Level 1 of a 2 part bundle. Make sure to check also Level 2 at:
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/10952-over_the_phone_interpreting_opi_level_2_i13b_w90
Target audience
Bilingual individuals who wish to become telephone interpreters.
Translators who wish to become full-time or part-time interpreters.
Working interpreters who want to work from home or need to upgrade their skills for the modern world.
Learning objectives
This webinar serves as a foundation to start working as an OPI, understanding the core concepts but also receiving suggestions as to practice exercises to develop fluency in the modality of telephone interpreting. A large amount of tools and support are provided to help you acquire confidence and ability. At the end of this webinar, participants who have never worked in the industry will be ready to start developing their skills for a job as an OPI and interpreters who have already been exposed to this type of work will be able to improve their performance and acquire the tools to meet new challenges.
Prerequisites
Required: Fully bilingual (in any two language pair) with sufficient knowledge of English to understand the session
Recommended:
Interpreting basics (In01V) + Consecutive Interpreting Level 1 (In02V) + Remote Interpreting Level 1 (In03v)
Program
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Description of OPI
The technology involved
Industries Served
Home Office Requirements
Equipment
Profile of the Interpreter
Absence of Physical Cues
Sharpening the Senses
Imagination & Creativity
Dealing with Anonymity
Note-Taking
Code of Ethics
Standards of Practice
Virtual platform system requirements
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Virtual platform system requirements

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 4.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: OS X 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 4.0 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 (2GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (700Kbps 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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Registration and access information
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Participation fee includes:

• access to webinar session.
• unlimited access to the webinar recording.
• powerpoint slides to remind participants of the key points and lessons learned.
• certificates of attendance.

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To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. 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.

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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
 Claudia Brauer    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Claudia became a trainer of translators and interpreters in 2011, after 35 years of experience as a translator and interpreter. She is also a speaker, writer and blogger on topics related to the current state of the translation and interpreting industry.

She has designed and delivered more than 200 hours of proprietary content and uses her wikis to freely disseminated some 25 copyrighted tools designed to help translators and interpreters in the 21st century virtual village.

The vision of BrauerTraining is to educate translators and interpreters, so they may become great quality professionals with a high code of ethics, embracing technology to remain competitive in today's world.

Claudia can be found on the web at http://brauertraining.com and on Twitter as @Brauer21Century.
Comments about this course

I13A-Over-the-Phone Interpreting - OPI Level 1

Claudia Brauer Identity Verified
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Pre-Session MaterialsJan 9, 2015

Please access the following Pre-session materials

http://remoteinterpreting.wikispaces.com/OPI%20Level%201%20(i13A)

These are materials for your information and study. They include several templates developed by Claudia Brauer to guide you through some of the concepts needed for interpreting in general and telephone interpreting in particular.

If you have any question, please send an email to brauertraining@gmail.com

See you on January 13!
Claudia


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Pre-Session MaterialsJan 18, 2015

Claudia Brauer wrote:


Please access the following Pre-session materials

http://remoteinterpreting.wikispaces.com/OPI%20Level%201%20(i13A)

These are materials for your information and study. They include several templates developed by Claudia Brauer to guide you through some of the concepts needed for interpreting in general and telephone interpreting in particular.

If you have any question, please send an email to brauertraining@gmail.com

See you on January 13!
Claudia


Dear Claudia,

I was not able to attend your training sessions this week, however I have not received any links to access them. Would you be able to advise?

Regards,

Justyna


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Pre-Session MaterialsJan 19, 2015

Justyna Gutowska wrote:

Claudia Brauer wrote:


Please access the following Pre-session materials

http://remoteinterpreting.wikispaces.com/OPI%20Level%201%20(i13A)

These are materials for your information and study. They include several templates developed by Claudia Brauer to guide you through some of the concepts needed for interpreting in general and telephone interpreting in particular.

If you have any question, please send an email to brauertraining@gmail.com

See you on January 13!
Claudia


Dear Claudia,

I was not able to attend your training sessions this week, however I have not received any links to access them. Would you be able to advise?

Regards,

Justyna


Hello Justyna,

Thank you for your interest in the training session. Webinar sessions are recorded and uploaded at ProZ.com video center http://www.proz.com/videos within one working week after the webinar. Note: this does not apply to SDL Trados approved training.

A link to the videos will be emailed later this week. Thank you for your patience.

Hope this helps and clarifies. Please fo not hesitate to let me know if you have any doubts.

My bests,
Helen


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