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Training Resources

Free Course to Learn Kichwa

See the flyer below about a free 8-week course on learning Kichwa put on by the Ecuadorian Consulate in Minneapolis. Registration goes until 9/25/17 and classes begin 10/2/2017. For more information or to register call 612.721.6468 or email [email protected]        … READ MORE »

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Scholarship Opportunity for Interpreters – Fall 2017

The Minnesota Department of Education has collaborated with the Program on Translation and Interpreting at the University of Minnesota to develop and offer 2 courses for interpreters working in special education programs for students with disabilities. The first course in the sequence is offered online and emphasizes content knowledge of special education as well as… READ MORE »

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InterpretTIP: Taking Notes

This week’s InterpreTIP focuses on how legal and medical interpreters should handle the notes they take during the session. Is the answer different for legal vs. medical interpreters? Tune in to find out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mw58tkt1YK4&feature=youtu.be  . Article originally found in INTERSECT weekly update from July 7, 2017… READ MORE »

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Self-Study and Training Materials Recommended by UMTIA Board

Looking to take your translation or interpreting to the next level? Interested in doing some self-study? These books come highly recommended from one of the UMTIA Board members who also teaches translation courses. The authors are all practicing translators, interpreters or translator/interpreter trainers in the fields concerned. Each volume contains activities and exercises as well as expert advice… READ MORE »

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Graduate Studies in Interpreting and Translation at the University of Maryland

. If you would like to learn more about the Graduate Studies in Interpreting and Translation program at the University of Maryland, there is an online information session on 5 April, 10:00am to 11:30am EST and an on-campus information session on 12 April, 3:30pm to 5:00pm EST in the Skinner Building, room 3117. To participate, contact… READ MORE »

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