Fundamentals of Consecutive Interpreting

10/03/2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT


  • Free



FREE Webinar for HITA Members


Whether you are just getting started as an interpreter or would like to brush up on your skills, the webinar is a great opportunity to review the fundamentals. Maha El-Metwally, a renowned trainer and interpreter, will go over the principles of consecutive interpreting and provide a logical system for taking notes in consecutive interpreting in this very hands-on training session.

  • Consecutive interpreting techniques
  • Note-taking
  • Symbols
  • Using technology for practice  
About the trainer
Maha El-Metwally is a conference interpreter for the languages: Arabic (A), English (B), French and Dutch (C). She works for a wide range of international organizations, including the European Institutions and the United Nations. She is a member of the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC), the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL) and the American Translators Association (ATA) where she serves on the Leadership Council of the Interpreting Division. She is also a Board member and member of the Admissions Committee of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) where she was recently made fellow.

Maha has an MA in interpreter training from the University of Geneva. She is associated with a number of universities both in the UK and abroad where she contributes to the curriculum. She is passionate about technology in the field of interpreting and offers courses on the subject internationally.  
How to register:
This webinar is offered only to HITA Members. Non-members must join HITA in order to participate.
All registered participants will be approved based on their HITA membership.
Registration closes at 12:00 pm CDT on Thursday, October 1. Once your HITA membership is confirmed, you will receive the meeting link on Friday, October 2. Please do not share the link with anyone else. 
No continuing education credits will be offered. This webinar will not be recorded.
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