I13A-Interpreting: Over-the-Phone - OPI 1

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Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Business of Translation and Interpreting
Services and specialization

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Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 90 minutes.

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  • Over-the-Phone Interpreting - OPI Level 1 (i13A-W90)
  • Over-the-Phone Interpreting - OPI Level 2 (i13B-W90)
  • Interpreting: Consecutive Interpreting Level 1 (#In02V-180)
  • Interpreting: Remote Interpreting Level 1 (#In03V-180)
  • Language:أنجليزي
    Summary:Learn the basics to become an OPI or Teleinterpreter (part 1 of 2); over-the-phone interpreting is a service that connects human interpreters via telephone to individuals who do not speak a common language. Learn to listen, analyze message and convey accurately and fast meaning-by-meaning instead of word-by-word. Learn the ins and outs of the profession, including practice materials and learn to follow professional codes of conduct and standards of practice for remote interpreting.
    Guidelines with specific action plans to become an over-the-phone-interpreter (OPI). This webinar provides all the basic knowledge, understanding and guides to practice to start developing your talents as a telephone interpreter or to consolidate your understanding and abilities if you are an OPI already. You will learn specifics about the profession and the environment in which it is practiced, the profile and the skills needed. Special attention is given to achieving the highest level of professionalism in the rendering of OPI services. Actual practice is encouraged in different aspects such as customer service skills and the handling of the session.

    Language: This well designed and interesting workspace is language-neutral with content delivered in English and appropriate for any language pair.

    Target audience
    Bilingual individuals who wish to become telephone interpreters.
    Translators who wish to become full-time or part-time interpreters.
    Working interpreters who want to work from home or need to upgrade their skills for the modern world.
    Learning objectives
    This webinar serves as a foundation to start working as an OPI, understanding the core concepts but also receiving suggestions as to practice exercises to develop fluency in the modality of telephone interpreting. A large amount of tools and support are provided to help you acquire confidence and ability. At the end of this webinar, participants who have never worked in the industry will be ready to start developing their skills for a job as an OPI and interpreters who have already been exposed to this type of work will be able to improve their performance and acquire the tools to meet new challenges.
    Required: Fully bilingual (in any two language pair) with sufficient knowledge of English to understand the session
    Interpreting basics (In01V) + Consecutive Interpreting Level 1 (In02V) + Remote Interpreting Level 1 (In03v)
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    Description of OPI
    The technology involved
    Industries Served
    Home Office Requirements
    Profile of the Interpreter
    Absence of Physical Cues
    Sharpening the Senses
    Imagination & Creativity
    Dealing with Anonymity
    Code of Ethics
    Standards of Practice
    Registration and access information
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    Price: 49.00 USD
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    Created by
     Claudia Brauer    View feedback | View all courses
    Bio: Claudia became a trainer of translators and interpreters in 2011, after 35 years of experience as a translator and interpreter. She is also a speaker, writer and blogger on topics related to the current state of the translation and interpreting industry.

    She has designed and delivered more than 300 hours of proprietary content and uses her wikis to freely disseminated some 25 copyrighted tools designed to help translators and interpreters in the 21st century virtual village.

    The vision of BrauerTraining is to educate translators and interpreters, so they may become great quality professionals with a high code of ethics, embracing technology to remain competitive in today's world.

    Claudia can be found on the web at http://brauertraining.com and on Twitter as @Brauer21Century.
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    I13A-Interpreting: Over-the-Phone - OPI 1

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    Hello Claudia,

    Yesterday I purchased your Video Remote series and I still can not access them. The course cost already reflects in my bank account. Can you please help?

    Thank you, Lorena farag


    Helen Shepelenko
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    Cant access Purchase VideosDec 16, 2016

    Lorena Farag wrote:

    Hello Claudia,

    Yesterday I purchased your Video Remote series and I still can not access them. The course cost already reflects in my bank account. Can you please help?

    Thank you, Lorena farag

    Hello Lorena,

    Thank you for your interest in the series. I see you have already marked as "registered and paid" for the sessions: http://www.proz.com/translator-training/my-courses/
    Should you have further questions please feel free to submit a support request at http://www.proz.com/support/ and I will be happy to help. Thank you in advance.

    My bests,


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