Eight Italian students from the Institute tuttoEUROPA AGENZIA FORMATIVA, Torino, Italy accompanied by their teachers Claudia Borgo and Bianca Maria Petitti will be joining student interpreters of the Department of Translation, Terminology and Interpreting Studies from 12 to 23 February.
This initiative promoted by Victoria Dimech and Claudia Borgo is part of collaborative agreements of the Department with international schools, universities and EU institutions.
During their stay Italian and Maltese students will share experiences and practice consecutive and simultaneous interpreting in the interpreters’ laboratory. Active languages will be Maltese, English and Italian, while passive languages include German, Spanish and French. During their stay Italian students will attend a proficiency course in English specifically designed by the Department besides visiting historical sites in Malta and in particular tour the European Capital of Culture – Valletta 2018.
Prof. Joseph Eynaud, Ms Nadia Saliba and Ms Victoria Dimech together with their Italian counterparts have designed a curriculum plan including sight translation, note-taking for consecutive interpreting, simultaneous interpreting skills, chuchotage interpreting, voice training, public speaking, language proficiency, glossaries’ compilation and evaluation techniques.