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Lost in Translation- A Taster Day for Linguists as Mediators

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Friday, 18 December, 2009 - 00:00
Event Type: 
London Metropolitan University City Campus

Interested in finding out about translation and interpreting as professions?

If you are studying a language for AS or A Level, this is for you.

Come and discover the latest translation technology. Find out about film subtitling software. Experience what it is like to be a conference interpreter in our Interpreting Suite. Have a chat with a conference interpreter working for the EU parliament.

Deadline for registration: 9 December 09




10:00 -10.30 Participants arrive

10:30 – 10:45 Welcome and Introduction

10:45 – 11:30 Doing a BA in translation

11:30 – 12:30 Translation technology and short translating activity.

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch and informal contact with lecturers and meeting with “language ambassadors” who completed their
                          courses at London Metropolitan University or other Universities and work in various organisations in London.

13. 30- 14.30 What is interpreting: introduction and short interpreting activity.

14:30 – 14:50 Talk by an EU conference interpreter.

14:50 – 15:00 Feedback and end