Maximize Interpreter’s Career 

 

Speaker: Jia Z. 
Master English-Mandarin interpreter 

Certified Training Practitioner
CITG President

APCITG President

 

Topics and schedules:  June 23 6 pm - 10 pm, repeat on Aug 18 & Oct 26

1.     Interpretation certificates in general

2.     What can you do with your certificates?

3.     Introduction of top 10 Language services agencies

4.     Information of 66 language services companies 

5.     How to handle assignments as a freelance interpreter?

6.     Explore job opportunities work from home

7.     Professional Resume introduction

 

Participants must have obtained at least one of the national recognized Interpreter Certificates.
 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

Fee: Member with workshop package (free)

        Regular member: $100

        Non-membership: $130 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat ID citginquiry for further assistance 

 

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Sight Translation Skills of Legal Documents (Bail)


Speaker: Linda S.                                                             
Senior Mandarin Interpreter                            
APCITG Workshop Instructor                                        
LKT Specialist 

 

Topics and schedules:  July 22 6 pm - 10 pm, repeat on Aug 17 & Oct 25

  1. What are the challenges you have in legal sight translation?

  2. Reviewing Definition of Translation, Sight Translation, Register Language

  3. Preparing sight translation on Form 32 of Canadian Criminal Code

  4. Discussing the legal terms and procedures related to form 32

  5. Group sight translation practices 

  6. Bail Hearing transcript sight translation practice

  7. Information of LSP agencies recommended by Ontario Legal Aid


Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package: free

APCITG regular Member: $100

Non membership: $135 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat ID citginquiry for further assistance 


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Knowledge of Power of Attorney Personal Property 

Knowledge of Power of Attorney Personal Care

 

Speaker: Jia Z. 
Master English-Mandarin interpreter 
Certified Training Practitioner
CITG President

APCITG President

 

Topics and schedules:  June 16 6 pm - 9 pm, repeat on Sep 14 & Nov 16

  1. What is Power of Attorney?

  2. Knowledge of terminology of Power of Attorney

      Part 1: APPOINTING YOUR ATTORNEY

      Part 2: JOINT OR SEPARATE ATTORNEYS
      Part 3: SUBSTITUTE ATTORNEY
      Part 4: AUTHORITY OF ATTORNEY(S)
      Part 5: CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS
      Part 6: DATE OF EFFECTIVENESS
      Part 7: COMPENSATION
      Part 8: YOUR SIGNATURE
      Part 9: WITNESS SIGNATURES

   3. Why do we need Power of Attorney?

   4. How to do sight translation on Power of Attorney Personal Property?

   5. How to do sight translation on Power of Attorney Personal care?

   6. How to help others with your interpretation skills?


Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member: $25

Non membership: $50(Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat ID citginquiry for further assistance 

 

 

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Simultaneous Interpretation Skills and Practices 

 

This workshop is a short 5-hour (30-min break) workshop. The main purpose of this workshop is to allow those who have had community interpreting training/work experience to gain a basic understanding of simultaneous interpreting used in community interpreting assignments. Students will also have a chance to learn and practice skills used in simultaneous interpreting with both texts and audio.

 

Speaker: Ms. Monica C.

                  Master Conference Interpreting

                  APCITG Workshop Instructor 

                  APCITG Director (Professional Development)

Topics and schedules:  Aug 24 9 am - 2 pm 

 

Section One – Brief introduction of SI (Simultaneous Interpreting) 

  • What is SI? 

  • Who’s involved? 

  • Where is it held?

  • When is it used?

  • Why is it beneficial? 

  • How does it work? 

 

Section Two – Skillsets involved, how to practice, what they are beneficial for. (*Each of the following skills will be followed by a short demo/practice session)  )

  • Shadowing 

  • Decalage 

  • Salami 

  • Sight Translation 

  • Split Attention 

  • Transcribe 

 

Dos and Don’ts  of SI, and Why

 

Conclusion and Feedback 

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member:$100

Non membership: $135 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat ID citginquiry for further assistance 

 

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Advanced Note Taking in Consecutive Interpretation

 

Speaker:  Jia Z. 
Master Mandarin-English interpreter 
CITG Chief Administrator of CILISAT Exam
CITG President

 

Topics and schedules:  Oct 13 6 pm - 9 pm

  1. Introduce note-taking skills in general

  2. Explain how to use symbols 

  3. General abbreviations

  4. Demo note taking

  5. How to develop your own note taking system

  6. Practice note taking with scenarios

  7. Resources sharing and more practices

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package : free

APCITG regular Member: $100

Non membership: $135 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat ID citginquiry for further assistance 

 


 

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Trauma Impact & Stresses Management (ITSM)

 

This workshop aims on assisting Chinese-English interpreters to manage extremely difficulty cases such as trauma, serious injury, sexual abuse, client passed away during interpretation and other emotional tragic cases.

 

Speaker:  Ms. Linda S.

                   Senior Mandarin Interpreter

                   Mr. Vince W.

                   IRB Accredited Mandarin Interpreter

                   Ms. Jia Z.

                   Master Interpreter of LLS 

                                    

Topics and schedules: May 26, repeat on Oct 27

 

Workshop includes both designed speech and interactive study. 

  1. Interpretation traumas 

  2. Online assessment for individual interpreters

  3. Analysis and solutions of four cases

  4. Questions and answers.

 

9:45 am– 10:00 am    Registration & Ice breaker 

10:00 am – 10:30 am  Interpretation traumas introduction

10:30 am – 11:15 pm  Online self assessment on topics of panic, depress, anxiety 

11:15 am – 11:30 am  Break 

11:30 am – 1:30 pm  Case Study

  • Case 1:  Person with missing human body parts               

  • Case 2:  Person dying while interpreter is interpreting            

  • Case 3:  Mental condition 

  • Case 4:  Natural disasters  

1: 30 pm – 2:00 pm   Quiz

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member: $75

Non membership: $135 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG2019

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat with citginquiry (WeChat ID) for further assistance 

 

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Video Interpretation Skills (VIS)

 

This workshop aims on assisting Chinese-English interpreters to be aware of the differences between telephone interpretation and video interpretation. The specific skills for video interpretation will be introduced though out the workshop such as note taking skills, multi-tasking skills, sourcing information skills and collecting mandatory data skills, avoiding side conversation skills and dealing with challenges skills. 

 

Speaker:  Ms. Jia Z.

                   Master Interpreter of LLS 

                   

Topics and schedules: May 5 10 am - 2 pm, repeat on July 7 3 pm to 7 pm

 

Workshop includes both designed speech and interactive study. 

 

9:45 am - 10: am Registration and ice breaker

 

10:00 am to 2:00 pm 

  1. Professional Video Interpreting introduction

  2. Common and ordinary skills used in video interpreting

  3. Challenging scenarios in video interpreting 

  4. Practice note taking and terms sourcing skills in video interpreting

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member: $75

Non membership: $135 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG2019

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat with citginquiry (WeChat ID) for further assistance 

 

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Sight Translation Knowledge & Terminology of Real Estate Documents (STRED)


This workshop aims at assisting Chinese-English interpreters to learn hands-on sight translation skills of documents and processes of Real Estate Purchase & Sales. Special terminologies and legal terms will be introduced in Chinese and English.

 

Speaker:  Ms. Emily Z.

                   Real Estate Agent, Top 5 of Diamond Sales

                   Mandarin/Cantonese Interpreter  

 

Topics and schedule: July 13, repeat will be scheduled

Workshop includes both designed speech and interactive study. 

5:45 am - 6:00 pm Registration and ice breaker

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 

Official documents introduction and study

Explore specific terms and knowledge 

Questions and discussions on challenges discovered

Practice sight translation in group

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member: $100

Non membership: $135 

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat ID citginquiry for further assistance 

 

 

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Legal Rights and Principles of Fundamental Justice

Speaker: Linda S.                                                             

Senior Mandarin Interpreter                            

APCITG Workshop Instructor                                        

LKT Specialist            

                                       

Topics and schedules: Sep 22

 

9:00 am to 1:00 pm 

Legal rights and principles of fundamental justice

Legal rights and principles of fundamental justice together form the basis of the Canadian legal system. And what you need to know in order to work as a court interpreter. The rights and principles will be introduced to you through the study of case law, namely the written decisions of judges.

Questions and discussions

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :$125

APCITG regular Member: $150

Non membership: $175 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG2019

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat with citginquiry (WeChat ID) for further assistance

 

 

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Domestic Violence and Assault 

Speaker: Linda S.                                                             

Senior Mandarin Interpreter                            

APCITG Workshop Instructor                                        

LKT Specialist      

                                             

Topics and schedules: Sep 29

 

9:00 am to 1:00 pm 

Domestic violence and assault

Domestic violence is a criminal offence that occurs in a domestic setting and assault is the most common offence in domestic violence charges.

Case study will help us to explore this topic that will involve relevant legal concepts, principles and more.

Questions and discussions

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :$125

APCITG regular Member: $150

Non membership: $175 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG2019

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat with citginquiry (WeChat ID) for further assistance

 

 

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Impaired Driving 

Speaker: Linda S.                                                             

Senior Mandarin Interpreter                            

APCITG Workshop Instructor                                        

LKT Specialist         

                                           

Topics and schedules: Oct 6

9:00 am to 1:00 pm 

Impaired driving

Impaired driving, a significant threat to public safety has become a leading criminal cause of death and injury in Canada.

What are the legal arguments, defenses, and sentences upon conviction?  What is BAC? What is the presumption of identity and accuracy?

There is so much out there for us to learn and explore.

Questions and discussions

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :$125

APCITG regular Member: $150

Non membership: $175 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG2019

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat with citginquiry (WeChat ID) for further assistance

 

 

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Theft 

 

Speaker: Linda S.                                                           

Senior Mandarin Interpreter                            

APCITG Workshop Instructor                                        

LKT Specialist     

                                               

Topics and schedules: Oct 13

9:00 am to 1:00 pm 

Theft

An act of acquisition of another’s property without the consent of the owner and with intent to deprive the owner of the property permanently.

We will look at the types of theft and criminal elements of theft, etc.

Shoplifting, theft of identity, theft under 5000 and theft over 5000 and the penal consequences one might face.

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :$125

APCITG regular Member: $150

Non membership: $175 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG2019

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat with citginquiry (WeChat ID) for further assistance

 

 

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Bail

Speaker: Linda S.                                                             

Senior Mandarin Interpreter                            

APCITG Workshop Instructor                                        

LKT Specialist  

                                             

Topics and schedules: Oct 20

9:00 am to 1:00 pm 

Bail

Bail is a criminal procedure for the court to decide on the temporary release or detention of a person charged with criminal offences pending trial.

“Not to be denied reasonable bail without just cause” is the constitutionally guaranteed legal right of the accused.

What are the legal principles to follow in a bail hearing? What are the evidence rules in a bail hearing? What are the applicable bail conditions if released on bail?...

A good understanding of the above will help court interpreter in delivering smooth interpretation service in a bail hearing.

Criminal code form 12 for Undertaking given to a Justice or a Judge and 32 for Recognizance will be studied.  There will be role play involving consecutive and simultaneous interpretation exercise.

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :$125

APCITG regular Member: $150

Non membership: $175 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG2019

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat with citginquiry (WeChat ID) for further assistance

 

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The Criminal Court Process

Speaker: Linda S.                                                             

Senior Mandarin Interpreter                            

APCITG Workshop Instructor                                        

LKT Specialist   

                                               

Topics and schedules: Oct 27

9:00 am to 1:00 pm 

The criminal court process

There will be general information about the criminal court process.

What are the steps in the criminal court process for a person charged with criminal offence? How to navigate through this process from the very beginning to the end in the perspective of an accused person? What does it involve in each step?

From one courtroom to another, the court interpreter will be at the side of the accused person to provide interpretation service, thus to have the accused’s charter right to the assistance of the interpreter guaranteed in S. 14 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :$125

APCITG regular Member: $150

Non membership: $175 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat with citginquiry (WeChat ID) for further assistance

 

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Trial and Parole 

 

Speaker: Linda S.                                                             

Senior Mandarin Interpreter                            

APCITG Workshop Instructor                                        

LKT Specialist     

                                               

Topics and schedules: Nov 3

9:00 am to 1:00 pm 

Trial and parole

The accused right to trial

Presumed innocent until the accused is convicted or discharged of the offence under section 730 of the criminal code

Examination-in-chief

Cross-examination

Re-examination

The burden on the Crown to prove guilty beyond reasonable doubt

Benefit of doubt

Conviction

Judgment

Sentencing and if imprisonment, parole thereafter

A lot for us to learn in both English and Mandarin at the same time

 

Location: 45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 900 North York ON M2N 5W9

 

APCITG member with workshop package :$125

APCITG regular Member: $150

Non membership: $175 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG2019

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat with citginquiry (WeChat ID) for further assistance 

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Interpreting for Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Assignments

 

This is a 4-hour (30-min break) workshop with its focus on interpreting assignments that are related to Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA). Those who have obtained CILISAT and wish to be prepared for one of the most common types of community interpreting assignments would be suitable for this course. During the session, we will use various cases to go over details including but not limited to types of assignments, parties involved, environment, terminologies, and special instructions. 

 

Speaker: Ms. Monica C.

                  Master Conference Interpreting

                  APCITG Workshop Instructor 

                  APCITG Director (Professional Development)

 

Topics and schedules:  July 27 3 pm - 7 pm

 

Section One - Insurance Claims and Process 

  • Roles and Responsibilities

  • Settings 

  • Case Study 

 

Section Two – Medical Assessments and Treatments 

  • Psychology/Psychiatry/Neurology/OT/Physiotherapy, etc. 

  • Case Study 

 

Section Three - Legal Action 

  • Legal Meetings

  • Examination of Discovery/ Question/ Preparation, etc.

  • Case Study 

 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member:$100

Non membership: $135 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat ID citginquiry for further assistance 

 

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Interpret for Work Injury Related Assignments

This is a 4-hour (30-min break) course with its focus on interpreting assignments that are related to Work Injuries. Those who have obtained CILISAT and wish to be prepared for one of the most common types of community interpreting assignments would be suitable for this course. During the session, we will use various cases to go over details including but not limited to types of assignments, parties involved, environment, terminologies, and special instructions.

Speaker: Ms. Monica C.

                  Master Conference Interpreting

                  APCITG Workshop Instructor 

                  

Topics and schedules:  July 27 3 pm - 7 pm

Section One – Work Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

  • What is it? 

  • What does it do? 

  • Who’s involved? 

  • How does it work? 

 

Section Two – Case Studies 

  • Case Study 1

  • Case Study 2

 

Section Three - Various Types of Interpreting Assignments

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member:$100

Non membership: $135 (Welcome to become a member:How

 

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat ID citginquiry for further assistance 

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International organizations-language related positions

Speaker: Ms. Yang Xu

                  UN-Intern translator, interpreter

                  Master Conference Interpreting candidate

                  Languageline Solutions Level 5 interpreter

                  APCITG Workshop Instructor

Topics and schedules:  Nov 3 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This workshop will explore:


1.International organizations job opportunities
Positions: 
-translation 
-interpretation 
-localization 
-media 
-editing  
Categories: 
-volunteer 
-internship
-short-term contract (field/office) 
-individual contract 
-consultant 
-part-time 
-staff

 

2.Contract/term 

 

3.Working hours 

 

4.Responsibilities 

 

5.Benefits 

 

6.Opportunities and cooperation between international organizations and other organizations 

7.Opportunities in daily work 

8.Effective and efficient application  
(1)job post- details 
(2)resume and relevant documents 
(3)confirmation 
(4)interview-questions and tips 
 
9.Preparation

 

10.Courses by international organizations (platforms) 

APCITG member with workshop package :free

APCITG regular Member:$100

Non membership: $135 (Welcome to become a member:How

Payment to APCITG

  1. e-transfer to account@apcitg.org   Answer/Password for APCITG deposit: APCITG

  2. contact inquiry@apcitg.org or WeChat ID citginquiry for further assistance