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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Full Description: This list is concerned with how to train interpreters, how to demonstrate or assess interpreting skills, understanding interpreter skill sets, and understanding cognitive skills of interpreting. It is concerned especially with the following:
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