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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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TRMU5 Interpreter's Toolbox 5 ECTS
Organised by
Translation Studies
Preceding studies
Compulsory prerequisite: ENGA12 Dialogue Interpreting and the Introduction to Interpreting subunit of TRMU1 Translation and Interpreting in Theory and Practice.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will be able to understand the interpreting process as a communicational structure. The student will understand the importance of various process components for a successful interpreting assignment. In addition, the student will have an understanding of the principles for preparing for an interpreting assignment. They will master the basic techniques of prima vista interpreting and note-taking.


The course unit explores the entire interpreting process from preparation to feedback utilisation and potential needs for improvement (preparation; coping and well-being of the interpreter). Moreover, the course unit covers interpreting as a communicative situation (performing and use of voice, communicative situations and interaction) and interpreting techniques (note-taking technique, prima vista interpreting).

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
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School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies