3-hour workshop on note-taking for interpreters to discuss different note-taking techniques.
First, the theoretical background of note-taking will be laid out, focusing on the necessary skills and the two-phase theory. The class will touch on the advantages of acquiring a good note-taking technique as well as on key elements notes should include.
The workshop will then cover the SVO structure, verticality and the importance of symbols. Additional topics discussed include the Rozan’s abstractions and abbreviation recommendations.
Towards the end of the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to put the newly acquired knowledge into practice with different exercises such as number notation, short-term memory, chunking.
The target audience of this workshop are beginner as well as advanced interpreters of any field. The course provides a good opportunity for beginners to get an exhaustive insight on note-taking and for seasoned interpreters to brush up their skills.