I14A-Interpreting: Video Remote, VRI 1
Guidelines with specific action plans to become a dual-language video remote interpreter (VRI). This webinar provides basic knowledge, understanding and guided practice to start developing your talents as a bilingual remote video interpreter or to consolidate your understanding and abilities if you are a dialogue VRI 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 dialogue VRI services. Actual practice is encouraged in different aspects such as video etiquette, performing before the camera; customer service and technical troubleshooting.
Language: This well designed and interesting workspace is language-neutral with content delivered in English and appropriate for any language pair.
Note: This is Level 1 of a 2 part bundle. Make sure to check out part 2 here:
Bilingual individuals who wish to become remote video interpreters.
Working interpreters who want to work from home or a remote location.
Translators who wish to become full-time or part-time interpreters.
This webinar provides a fantastic guide to start preparing to work as a dialogue VRI, understanding the core concepts and the practice exercises you will need to undertake to develop fluency in the modality of remote video (language) 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 know if they have what it takes to be a remote video interpreter, and the steps to accomplish that goal; 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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How does VRI work?
Differences with Presence Interpreting
Differences with Over-the-Phone Interpreting
The Technology Involved
Home Office Requirements
Background, Lighting, and Sound
Profile of the Interpreter
Understanding the Camera
Study of Facial Expressions
Sharpening the Senses
Dealing with Partial Anonymity
Note Taking Under the Camera
Registration and access information
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