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Vocabulary for the NAATI Professional Interpreting Examination (English and Chinese)

As I just took my NAATI Professional Interpreting Exam (NAATI三級口譯考試) last week, I thought I’d share with you the vocabulary that I have collected over the past year in preparing for it. There are ten glossaries in total, each with 30 words in total, including: 30 Legal Terms in English and Chinese 30 Medical Terms […]

Mandarin English Dialogue #33 – Setting Up a Bank Account

Briefing A Mandarin-speaking man has called a bank to set up a new account. He is being served by an English-speaking teller.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin-English Dialogue #33 – Setting Up a Bank Account

Mandarin-English Dialogue #31 – Investment Enquiry

Briefing A Mandarin-speaking customer has come into the office of an investment broker to make some enquiries about investment options.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin-English Dialogue #31 – Investment Enquiry

Interpreting Speech #3 – Private Enterprises (Mandarin-into-English)

Briefing A Chinese finance expert is giving an impromptu speech at an international conference about the state of private enterprises in China.   Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #3 – Private Enterprises (Mandarin-into-English)

Mandarin-English Dialogue #8 – Mortgage Application

Briefing This dialogue takes place between Mr Ben Doherty, a loan manager at a bank called SmartVest and Mrs Wang Fang, a Mandarin-speaking client who is making an equiry about how to apply for a mortgage.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin-English Dialogue #8 – Mortgage Application