Lectures/Classes

Multilingual Supporter Workshop - Training -Interpretation Support for Foreign Students in School

Event Organizer: Iwate International Association

2012.01.29 (Sun)   29th January (Sun) 13:00~17:00 / Venue: Conference Room 501, 5F Aiina

So that foreigners living in Iwate can feel more at ease with their daily lives, we will be holding a workshop to train multilingual supporters who can provide interpretation services for medical examinations and for foreign children at schools, etc.

□ Schedule : 22nd January 2012 (Sun) 13:00~17:00
  "Training -Interpretation Support for Medical Examinations"
 29th January 2012 (Sun) 13:00~17:00
  "Training -Interpretation Support for Foreign Students in School"
□ Venue : Conference Room 501, 5F Aiina
□ No. of Places : 40/workshop (bookings essential)
□ Aimed at : (1) Registered Multilingual Supporters
 (2)Those who can speak at least 2 languages, including Japanese, at a practical conversational level, and who are interested in providing support as a Multilingual Supporter in the future.
□ Fee : FREE
□ Bookings : Please inform the person in charge by email, FAX or telephone. Please include the following details:
 ・Your name ・Contact details (phone no., etc.) ・Which workshop(s) you wish to take and your language group (English of Chinese)



22nd January (Sun) "Training -Interpretation Support for Medical Examinations"

(1) Interepretation for Medical Examinations -Background Knowledge 
 Learn about what you should know when providing interpretation for medical examinations through referring to guide books, etc.
(2) About Foreign Medical Systems 
 Learn about foreign medical systems so that you can better provide interpretation based on a background of understanding the general outline and medical culture of medical examinations in China and English-speaking countries.
 【Speakers】
  ● Iwate Coordinator for International Relations - Rory Callaghan
  ● International Assistant - Rebecca Hamilton
  ● Iwate Coordinator for International Relations - Xiaomei Zheng
  ● Foreign Consultation Specialist - Huimin Wu
(3) Interpretation Exercise 
 Practice through roleplay in each language.
 【Exercise:English】
  ● Iwate Coordinator for International Relations - Rory Callaghan
  ● International Assistant - Rebecca Hamilton
 【Exercise:Chinese】
  ● Iwate Coordinator for International Relations - Xiaomei Zheng
  ● Foreign Consultation Specialist - Huimin Wu


29th January (Sun) "Training -Interpretation Support for Foreign Students in School"

(1) Interpretation Support for Foreign Students in School - Background Knowledge
  Learn about what you should know when providing interpretation for foreign students in school through referring to guide books, etc.
(2) About Foreign School Systems 
  Learn about foreign school systems so that you can better provide interpretation based on a background of understanding the curriculum and school systems in China and English-speaking countries.
 【Speakers】
  ● Iwate Coordinator for International Relations - Amanda Krips
  ● Iwate Coordinator for International Relations - Rory Callaghan
  ● Iwate Coordinator for International Relations - Xiaomei Zheng
  ● Foreign Consultation Specialist - Huimin Wu
(3) Interpretations Exercise 
  Practice through roleplay in each language.
 【Exercise:English】
  ● Iwate Coordinator for International Relations - Amanda Krips
  ● Iwate Coordinator for International Relations - Rory Callaghan
 【Exercise:Chinese】
  ● Iwate Coordinator for International Relations - Xiaomei Zheng
  ● Foreign Consultation Specialist - Huimin Wu
(4) Preparation for Interpreting 
  Learn the art of correctly interpreting from a pro.
  Instructor: Yoko Kawada




※For more details on Multilingual Supporters, please click here.


■ Bookings and Inquiries
  Iwate International Association (in charge: Kawamura)
  5F Aiina, 1-7-1 Moriokaekinishidori, Morioka
  020-0045~
  TEL 019-654-8900  FAX 019-654-8922
  E-mail web-info@iwate-ia.or.jp


■ Flyer (PDF:82KB)

(2011multi-ws-english.pdf)