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Thread poster: Luke Mersh

Luke Mersh  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:53
Spanish to English
Oct 8, 2013

Hello everybody.
I am looking for some advice please.
Having got my results back for my DPSI exam, I am having to re-take the oral consec/ simultaneous exam again, but with nobody to practice with what is the best way to practice this by ones self- any advice appreciated.


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Diana Kozenitzky Andrés  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 21:53
English to Spanish
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in my opinion Oct 9, 2013

...the best way to practise simultaneous interpreting is going to YouTube and shadowing the video, any short video.
or sight translating, even translating can be helpful.
I do consecutive interpretation over the pone for a company and that is the only way I know practise!

Hope I helped at least a Little bit, and maybe a Little late too


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Luke Mersh  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:53
Spanish to English
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reply Oct 10, 2013

never too late

I found a website via a forum called speechpool.net

very good website.


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mjbjosh
Local time: 01:53
English to Latvian
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Tips Oct 21, 2013

I don't know your background, you may have access to the Speech Repository of the EC to practise simul speeches. For consec (again, I don't know what you are required to do there) you may want to train your note taking.

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Luke Mersh  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:53
Spanish to English
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help and advice needed Oct 22, 2013

mjbjosh wrote:

I don't know your background, you may have access to the Speech Repository of the EC to practise simul speeches. For consec (again, I don't know what you are required to do there) you may want to train your note taking.


I need medical speeches- I dont think that the EC have that??


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mjbjosh
Local time: 01:53
English to Latvian
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Medical? Oct 22, 2013

luke mersh wrote:

mjbjosh wrote:

I don't know your background, you may have access to the Speech Repository of the EC to practise simul speeches. For consec (again, I don't know what you are required to do there) you may want to train your note taking.


I need medical speeches- I dont think that the EC have that??


What source language? I will look into it, but most certainly I can't give you access to the site if you don't already have it. Like I said, if you study at a recognized university, you should have the access credentials. I know i did when i studied.


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Luke Mersh  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:53
Spanish to English
TOPIC STARTER
help and advice needed Oct 23, 2013

mjbjosh wrote:

luke mersh wrote:

mjbjosh wrote:

I don't know your background, you may have access to the Speech Repository of the EC to practise simul speeches. For consec (again, I don't know what you are required to do there) you may want to train your note taking.


I need medical speeches- I dont think that the EC have that??


What source language? I will look into it, but most certainly I can't give you access to the site if you don't already have it. Like I said, if you study at a recognized university, you should have the access credentials. I know i did when i studied.


thank you for replying.
my source language is English and Target language is Spanish.
I have already completed a course and am preparing to re-sit some parts of the exam i didnt pass.
in particular the oral part( consec and whispered(simultaneous) interpreting)


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