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Working and Studying Abroad Workshops and Translation and Interpreting Conference – University of Portsmouth

Wed 27 June 2018

09:15 – 15:30

Park Building, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2DZ

A day dedicated to Year 12 MFL students, the day comprises of two discrete events: students can attend the morning session, ‘Working and Studying Abroad Workshops’ or the afternoon session ‘Translation and Interpreting Conference’ or both sessions, making it a full day of activities.

Morning Session – Working and Studying Abroad Workshops

This event will give students the opportunity to find out more about the benefits of studying abroad through a series of workshops with final year students who will share their experience. There will be an introduction to the year abroad followed by a rotation of 3 workshops:

9:20 –9:30 Registration

9:30 – 9:40 Welcome and introduction

9:40 – 10:15 Introducing the Year Abroad

10:15 – 10:45 Workshop A

10:45 – 11:00 – Refreshment break

11:00 – 11:30 – Workshop B

11:30 – 12:00 – Workshop C

12:00 – 12:45 – Lunch

Afternoon Session – Translating and Interpreting Conference

This event offers attendees the opportunity to participate in both translation and interpreting workshops linked to their chosen language of study (French, German and Spanish), as well as the opportunity to learn more about careers in translation and interpreting. The workshops are led by experienced translators and interpreters.

12:45 – 13:30 – Welcome and introduction – Careers in Translation and Interpreting

13:30 – 14:15 – Interpreting French and/or German, Translation Spanish

14:15 – 14:30 – Refreshment break

14:30 – 15:15 – Translation French and/or German, Interpreting Spanish

15:15 – 15:30 – Q&A Session and Evaluation

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