Course Description

Note-Taking is a fundamental skill for consecutive interpreters, yet many interpreters do not take full advantage of the memory enhancing power of notes. Note-taking may seem challenging to some, but this course will teach you that this technique can be highly effective and rewarding. In this two-hour course for consecutive interpreters of all levels, you will learn the basic skills of note-taking. For more seasoned interpreters, brush up on your note-taking skills with these innovative note-taking strategies. This course will provide all interpreters with the tools needed to enhance and perfect your note-taking skills.


What you will learn

 Create and memorize your notes

 Create essential symbols and abbreviations 

 Incorporate note-taking into your interpreting practice


Who should attend

This course reviews basic skills and is perfect for interpreters who are new to note-taking. The innovative note-taking strategies reviewed in this course, can benefit interpreters of all levels as well. 

Level: Foundational    Language: English    Specialization: All


Aquillia Alowonle

Aquillia Alowonle is a New York State certified court interpreter, and she is a graduate of The University of Minnesota’s program in Translation and Interpreting. Aquillia has experience working as a hospital staff interpreter at The University of Minnesota Fairview Hospital, as a freelance interpreter at various hospitals, as a telephonic interpreter for several agencies, and as a court interpreter in New York State. Aquillia is the owner of ANA Professional Language Services, LLC, and she is a licensed trainer of The Community Interpreter.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome to Note-Taking 101

  • 2

    Webinar

    • Note-taking 101

  • 3

    Post Webinar Review

    • Quiz

    • Feedback Survey

Reviews

5 star rating

Great

Rachel Webb

Very helpful. I learned so much! I like the instructor and her voice is calm. I wish I could see her lovely face better in full screen.

Very helpful. I learned so much! I like the instructor and her voice is calm. I wish I could see her lovely face better in full screen.

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Excellent!

Clarissa Paal

This course was very informative! I really enjoyed Aquillia's teaching style and delivery. I'm excited to put all of the new skills that I learned into prac...

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This course was very informative! I really enjoyed Aquillia's teaching style and delivery. I'm excited to put all of the new skills that I learned into practice and I look forward to taking more courses with this instructor!

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