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The Interpreter as Performer

Naimushin, Boris (2014) The Interpreter as Performer. In: Globalisierung, interkulturelle Kommunikation und Sprache : Akten des 44. Linguistischen Kolloquiums 2009 in Sofia. Linguistik International (33). Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, pp. 279-286. ISBN 9783631655306

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Abstract

In his paper ‘The Interpreter as a Performer’ Dr. Boris Naimushin argues that consecutive interpreters need focused training to develop specific performance skills different from linguistic skills and consecutive interpretation techniques. Teaching interpretation students about performing is not like teaching them how to reformulate or take notes. Of course, technical perfection is a given at any professional level, including conference interpretation. However, pretty much like successful solo performers who develop an ability to personally connect with the audience via their music, professional consecutive interpreters should be able to make that personal connection with their client and their audience via their behaviour and their voice developing the ability to do their best in almost any situation.

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:Language. Linguistics. Literature > Comparative linguistics
Language. Linguistics. Literature > Applied linguistics
Language. Linguistics. Literature > Foreign language studying
Language. Linguistics. Literature > Language
Translation studies
ID Code:2419
Deposited By: Boris Anatolievich Naimushin
Deposited On:02 Dec 2014 07:44
Last Modified:24 Feb 2016 10:27

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