Training modules prepared and extensively tested by distinguished professionals in cross-cultural training and research make up this valuable resource for consultants, counselling psychologists and personnel officers. The modules encourage productive and effective intercultural interactions in a variety of settings - business, education and the social and health services. Each module combines experiential exercises, self-assessment instruments, traditional written teaching material, case studies and//or critical incidents, and addresses: awareness of culture and cultural differences; knowledge necessary for adjustment; and the challenges to people's equilibrium brought about by intercultural experiences. Furthermore, each m

Training Bilinguals to Interpret in the Community

Training bilinguals to interpret in the community

“If you speak two languages you should naturally be able to translate or interpret from one language to another.” This commonly held assumption often leads to unfortunate misunderstandings and problems. Although it is undoubtedly important to be skillful in both languages, this in itself is not enough to ...

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