2020 Interpreting Workshop


Advanced Class:November 7, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Beginner Class:November 14, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Platform: Hosted on Zoom

2020 Promotion video

A little about this year's Interpreting Workshop!


Develop translation talents in NA YAD to assist in international localization efforts of Humanistic Buddhism.

Identify bilingual/polyglot YAD members to join the translation team.

advanced class

November 7, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Check-in: November 7, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST

beginner class

November 14, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Check-in: November 14, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST

Advanced Class Outline

  1. Instant feedback on your current performance

  2. Peer review on your interpreting skills

  3. Enhancement of Buddhist vocabulary

  4. Intro to online interpreting tools & technology

Beginner Class Outline

  1. Interpreting Techniques (Shadowing, Memory)

  2. Simultaneous & Sequential Interpreting Exercises

  3. Building a Buddhist Vocabulary and Personal Interpreting Tool

Advanced Eligibility

Completed at least one of the following:

  1. attendees of last year’s workshop

  2. regular attendees of regional interpreting practice

  3. prior experience with interpreting

Beginner Eligibility

  1. Able to understand Mandarin Chinese (ability to write in Mandarin Chinese is not required)

  2. Any one is able to participate in the beginner's class as long as you are a part of BLIA-YAD!

Advanced Registration Deadline

November 3, 2020

Beginner Registration Deadline

November 10, 2020

No registration fee


Venerable Miao Guang

Venerable Zhi Tong




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