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Advanced Memory and Note Taking Workshop

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These two skills are critical for consecutive interpreters, particularly in the health care setting. This workshop uses proven techniques that dramatically increase the quality and quantity of information an interpreter can process. A detailed look into why and how certain memory techniques work well for interpreters, while others do more harm than good, goes far beyond basics learned in interpreter training programs. Note taking methods covered in this workshop are shown to work in conjunction with specific memory techniques rather than as another option for message retention. The idea that a pre-formulated list of symbols and acronyms should be adopted…

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