This unique class is specifically designed for bilingual Ukrainian-English speakers who wish to serve as health care and social service interpreters.
The United States is expecting to receive a large number of Ukrainian refugees over the next six months. Companies that provide interpreters to medical and social service providers are urgently seeking trained interpreters to meet the language needs of this incoming group.
This introductory class will provide an intensive interactive learning experience designed to provide a foundation for individuals who are already fluent in English and Ukrainian to act as interpreters in health care and social service settings. The class will cover the following topics:
Taught by nationally-recognized interpreter trainer Cindy Roat, this class will be taught principally in English, with bilingual practice sessions overseen by Ukrainian-speaking language coaches.
After this introductory training, students will be able to:
No textbook is required, however resources for purchase will be recommended.
Prerequisites: Candidates for this class must be over 18 years old, have at least a high-school-equivalent degree, and possess a high degree of oral and written fluency in both English and Ukrainian. They must have access to a quiet environment where they can access high-speed internet through a computer (not a cell phone), and they must be willing to dedicate three hours twice a week to the online class, as well as out-of-class time for homework.
Start Day: 6/28/2022
End Day: 7/21/2022
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Day of Week: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Session Count: 8 sessions
Instructor: Cindy Roat
*This event is not organized or sponsored by NOTIS.
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