On 3rd of May, 2021 the students of the Translation Department at Cihan University- Erbil participated in a Consecutive Interpreting workshop entitled “Be the Interpreter”. The event was held at Cihan Academy, and the activity was carried out by the third stage students and under the direct supervision of Assistant Lecturer, Imadin Zannrni.
During the session, the students were divided into seven groups and interpreted various videos by adopting the Pair Work Strategy. At the end of the session, the high-performing students were praised. The workshop aimed at making the students experience the task of consecutive interpreting as well as the challenges interpreters may face in practice.
The training of competent interpreters is regarded as a significant part of the Translation Department`s mission which has been launched since the establishment of the department in 2013.