Thursday, April 19, 2012

#IntJC Session 15 Discussion Points

Take the light-hearted, painless Introvert-Extrovert Test and come with your exam results at The Interpreting Journal Club session 15 this coming Saturday.

Here are the discussion points.

Q1. Are you an introvert? If the answer is yes, please raise your hand.

Q2. What are the assumptions attached to introversion and communication competence?

Q3. What are the characteristics of introversion that positively affect competence in interpretation at large?

Q4. In what kind of settings do you feel more or less at ease delivering? What does this have to do with your leanings toward introversion/extroversion?

Q5. As an introvert/extrovert, how did you experience your interpreter training? Did your trainers take your personality type into account?

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Session #15 : Introverts and interpreting: do they mix well?

The inaugural session of The Interpreting Journal Club pondered matters of personality characteristics of interpreters based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (see the bottom of this page for original material and a link to the chat  transcription). It is time to go back to personality chat, this time focused on introversion. This factor has been generating many views and opinions, so much that it is difficult to pinpoint on the best ressource to prepare ahead of our #15 session. The best way therefore is to read, view and listen into various takes and come Saturday 15th from 10 pm Tokyo time with your own opinions and questions. Go to the #IntJC web site top page for the program's details.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

#IntJC Session 14 transcript now online

The transcript for session 14 of The Interpreting Journal Club is online here. Spread the word and the link please: