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Workshop: Sight Translation

by Laurence Ibrahim Aibo

Participants will work on sight translation exercises: paraphrasing, fast reading, chunking, changing written text into oral speech. Self-assessment (recordings) and peer-to-peer feedback.

Fee: $100

Register and complete the language assessment form (if applicable) by March 16.

Minimum enrollment requirement must be met in order for a workshop to run. The Translation Center will confirm workshop participation one week before the date of the workshop.

Audience: District personnel who took the Interpreter and Translator in Education Workshop Series offered by the Translation Center and any interpreters and translators who work in the school setting.

Pre-requisite: Interested individuals need to complete a language assessment form before registering in a workshop if they did not complete a language assessment as part of a participation in a previous Translation Center workshop. Contact the Translation Center at translate@umass.edu to receive the form.

Registration: Registration is open until one week before each workshop. If applicable, the language assessment form must be completed and evaluated before registering for a workshop.