Basic Interpretation Skills (8 Weeks) (BIS101)

Saturday 15:30-17:50
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Nagisa Todoroki
This course is effective for students who are in the range of approximately TOEFL 500+/CBT 173+, TOEIC 750+, and EIKEN pre 1-kyu or above. At least JLPT 2-kyu level of Japanese speaking, listening and reading abilities required.
Tokyo (Maps & Directions)
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Course Details

This course is designed to help students develop basic interpreting skills which can be used in a professional business setting. As the course content will include basic interpreting training using business vocabulary, business reports, and various presentation materials, it is effective to acquire not only advanced business expressions, but also basic skills necessary to interpret between English and Japanese.

Special Note:

This course will run on the following eight Saturdays in Spring 2019: 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 3/30, 4/6, and 4/13.


Nagisa Todoroki

Dr. Nagisa Todoroki obtained her BA from Sophia University, Tokyo and Doctor of Education (EdD) degrees in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)/Applied Linguistics from Temple University. She has been working as a professional simultaneous interpreter (SI) and technical translator for over 20 years, and she is also the President of a professional conference interpreting and translation agency. She initially started working as an NHK interpreter. She has also worked for many major private corporations, major international conferences including those related with UNICEF, UNESCO, UNCED, IEA, OECD and various governments.

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