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340100 UE Note-taking technique (2018W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


max. 30 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Continuous assessment of course work

If you do not attend the first lesson (without giving a good reason in advance), you will be deregistered from the course and your place will be given to the next person on the waiting list.
If you wish to deregister from this course, please do so by 31 October at the latest. After this time, it will not be possible for you to leave the course.

If you miss more than one class (with good reason) during the semester, you will receive a semester grade of 5.

The language of instruction is German.

Thursday 11.10. 17:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 25.10. 17:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 15.11. 17:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 29.11. 17:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 13.12. 17:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 10.01. 17:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 1 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims: Acquiring a functional note-taking technique suitable as a basis for consecutive interpreting classes in the MA.

Contents and methods: Principles and elements of language-independent note taking, discussion of different approaches to note-taking technique, note-taking/consecutive interpreting exercises.

RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended you take the course Basic Competence Translation B Interpreting before taking this course.

Assessment and permitted materials

Participation in class (interpreting, analysis of notes, structured feedback, discussions, group work, exercises) and homework (handed in on time) will be graded on the 1 to 5 scale.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participation in class (interpreting, structured feedback, participation in discussions, group work, exercises) 60%
Homework (handed in on time) 40%

90% 1
80% 2
70% 3
60% 4
<60% 5 (fail)

You may miss one class with good reason.

Examination topics

Continuous assessment of course work - no exam

Reading list

Andrew Gillies: Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting: A Short Course. Manchester: St. Jerome Publishing, 2005.

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Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:45