Category Archives: Interpreting Resources

Interpreting Speech #18 – Blue Bays Program (Mandarin-into-English)

Briefing You have been called to interpret at a conference on environmental protection in Tianjin. Your client is a government representative who is introducing the Blue Bays Program which aims to improve the quality of marine environments in China. Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #18 – Blue Bays Program (Mandarin-into-English) Transcript and reference translation

Interpreting Speech #17 – Policing the Dark Web (English-into-Mandarin)

Briefing During your work as a freelance interpreter in the United States, you have accepted an assignment to interpret for a delegation from China who are visiting a law enforcement agency. During this particular speech, the speaker will explain to the Chinese delegation the legal issues associated with the dark web. Listen to Speech Interpreting […]

Interpreting Speech #16 – Public Legal Services in China (Mandarin-into-English)

Briefing You have accepted an assignment to interpret at a conference in Chengdu, China. One of the speakers is giving a keynote address on the topic “Public Legal Services in China”. Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #16 – Public Legal Services in China (Mandarin-into-English) Transcript and reference translation

Interpreting Speech #15 – GPs in China (Mandarin-into-English)

Briefing You have accepted an assignment to interpret at a medical conference in Hangzhou, China. The topic of this conference is “The Development of General Practitioners in China”. Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #15 – GPs in China (Mandarin-into-English) Transcript and reference translation

Interpreting Speech #14 – Combatting Cyber Crime (Mandarin-into-English)

Briefing You have been engaged to interpret at an information technology conference in Shenzhen, China. A Chinese-speaking presenter has just begun a talk entitled, “New Challenges in Combatting Cyber Crime”. Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #14 – Combatting Cyber Crime (Mandarin-into-English) Transcript and reference translation

Interpreting Speech #13 – Just a GP? (English-into-Mandarin)

Briefing You have been engaged to interpret at a medical conference. This afternoon, speakers will present lectures on the challenges faced by general practitioners in their profession.   Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #13 – Just a GP? (English-into-Mandarin)

Interpreting Speech #12 – Three Major Problems in the Chinese Education System (Mandarin-into-English)

Briefing You have been called to interpet at an international conference on education for a visiting scholar from China. The scholar’s specialization is education policy in the PRC.   Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #11 – Interpreting Speech #12 – Three Major Problems in the Chinese Education System (Mandarin-into-English)

Interpreting Speech #11 – Issues in the American Education System (English-into-Mandarin)

Briefing You have been called to interpret at an international conference in Washington D.C. The theme of the conference is “New Approaches to Education Reform”.   Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #10 – Issues in the American Education System (English-into-Mandarin)

Interpreting Speech #10 – Frankston City Council (English-into-Mandarin)

Briefing Here is the briefing. You do not need to interpret the briefing. You have been called to interpret for a visiting delegation from China. They are attending an information session being held by an employee of Frankston City Council. End of briefing. Speech starts now. Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #10 – Frankston City […]

Mandarin English Dialogue #38 – Utilities Bill Dispute

Briefing You have been called to interpet for a Mandarin-Speaking Man (MSM) who is having a conversation with an English-speaking Customer Service Representative (CSR). He has called to dispute a bill he has received from an electricity company.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin English Dialogue #38 – Utilities Bill Dispute