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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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MVKS43 Interpreter's Speech and Analysis Skills 5 ECTS
Organised by
Master's Programme in Multilingual Communication and Translation Studies
Preceding studies
Additional compulsory prerequisite: ENGA12 Dialogue Interpreting, SAKA10 Dialogue Interpreting, or VENA11 Dialogue Interpreting.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will have an understanding of the basics of rhetoric and argumentation from the interpreter's perspective. They will be able to perceive speech structures typical to the cultures of their working languages. The student will be able to identify etiquette rules in communication situations and understand their significance in the interpreter's work. They will know how to perform in different interpreting situations and produce speech appropriate for the situation. In addition, they will be able to perform in a convincing and natural manner, and master their use of voice.


The course unit explores rhetoric and speech analysis (contrastive), interpreter's etiquette knowledge, and interpreter's use of voice. The course unit aims at enhancing the student's speech and performance skills from the interpreter's perspective.

Teaching language


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. 


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
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Faculty of Communication Sciences