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Interpreting in the Community and Workplace

A Practical Teaching Guide


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Mette Rudvin, Elena Tomassini
    Pages 1-10
  3. Mette Rudvin, Elena Tomassini
    Pages 79-88
  4. Mette Rudvin, Elena Tomassini
    Pages 89-139
  5. Mette Rudvin, Elena Tomassini
    Pages 140-217
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 218-237

About this book


An innovative and comprehensive guide that can be applied to a wide range of dialogue settings this educational tool for trainers in all fields of dialogue interpreting addresses not only the two key areas of Community- and Public Service Interpreting, the legal and health sectors, but also business interpreting.


community dialogue education health language profession service teaching Trainer

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Università di BolognaItaly
  2. 2.SSML Fondazione Universitaria San PellegrinoItaly

About the authors

METTE RUDVIN has been teaching at the University of Bologna, Italy since 1996. She works from time to time as a community interpreter between English, Italian and Urdu and has published widely on translation and community interpreting. 

ELENA TOMASSINI has been working as a conference interpreter since 1980. She taught at the University of Bologna from 1992 to 2009 and now teaches at SSML (Science of Linguistic Mediation), Fondazione Universitaria San Pellegrino.

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