Consecutive interpreting practice Dutch > French

lintp2430  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Consecutive interpreting practice Dutch > French
4.00 credits
0 h + 45.0 h
Have completed the 'Consecutive Interpreting' course (LINTP2330) 
Main themes
Diverse contemporary problematiques.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Contribution of teaching unit  to learning outcomes assigned to programme 
With regard to the learning outcomes assigned to the Master's programme in Interpreting, this teaching unit contributes to the development and acquisition of the following goals: 1.1, 1.4, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 6.1, 7.4
On completion of this course the student will be able to:
-              Express fluently in French the message originally delivered in Language C respecting the speaker's drift and purpose; 
-              Use French accurately;
-              Rigorously and efficiently employ knowledge and know-how in the practice of consecutive interpreting; 
-              Demonstrate that he or she possesses broad general knowledge  and is keen to develop further in this domain; 
-              Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of Dutch culture;
-              Adapt presentation (form and content) to the target audience respecting the speaker's purpose;
-              Independently implement the measures necessary to improve interpreting skills in pursuit of continuing professional development;
The course "Consecutive Interpreting Practice Dutch > French" is a continuation of "Consecutive Interpreting Techniques" (LINTP2330) from the first semester.
Basically, it pursues the same objectives: understanding and analyzing Dutch speech in depth, improving note-taking skills, rendering the speaker's train of thought, knowledge of the situation in Flanders and the Netherlands and their cultural particularities, precision and fluency in the language of expression, quality of communication. 
Presentations in Dutch focus on current affairs and social issues. They are now longer and slightly denser in content than in the first term.
Teaching methods
Face-to-face course with the possibility of distance learning.
Students' performances are commented on and analyzed by both peers and the teacher.  Suggestions for improvement are made.
Evaluation methods
Continuous formative assessment (not graded) and certificative assessment (examination) at the end of the term.
Examination :
  • 1st session : June;
  • 2nd session : August/September.
Other information
Other assignments (reading and others) will be given in class.
Online resources
  • Websites of Dutch, French, Belgian and European parliaments and assemblies and other official online references
  • Other websites and information sources provided in class
  • Meta : journal des traducteurs
  • Autres sources communiquées en classe
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Interpreting