This paper reports on eliciting anticipation strategy, a common strategy in simultaneous interpreting (SI) via sight translation (ST). A new ST variant, the dynamic type, was designed in a modular and progressive manner to facilitate the trainees’ transition into SI at the early stage of learning. The new tool was used and tested under a framework of action research that was conducted continuously over 3 years. Despite some limitations, the longitudinal study finds that the newly designed set of exercises is not only a skill development and transfer enabler but also a contributor to eliciting SI-related strategies. This article explains the validity of the exercise design for SI teaching. It then presents data analysis indicating the efficacy of dynamic ST in helping students draw on anticipation strategy.
Yan, Kun and Song, Zhongwei
"Dynamic Sight Translation: A Simultaneous Interpreting Strategies Driver,"
International Journal of Interpreter Education: Vol. 14:
1, Article 6.
Available at: https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/ijie/vol14/iss1/6