International Journal of Language and Linguistics
Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015, Pages: 341-346
Received: Sep. 5, 2015;
Accepted: Sep. 22, 2015;
Published: Oct. 8, 2015
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Kang Zhifeng, College of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Duan Jihong, Department of Languages and Literatures, Shijiazhuang Preschool Normal College, Shijiazhuang, China
STM is the abbreviated form of short-term memory that consciously processes the information in interpreting. As both a buffer and a processor, STM plays an indispensable part in interpreting practices. This study, through live simultaneous interpreting (SI) experiments and observations to the MTI that the researcher has taught in the SI classroom in the College of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Fudan University, analyzes their STM abilities to do SI. The results of experimental research show that the function of STM is increasingly prominent; and moreover, the STM synergism strategy is conducive to enhancing the timeliness and the ten-dimensions of student interpreters in their SI, which consequently expedites the effectiveness.
The Synergism of STM and the Effectiveness of Simultaneous Interpreting, International Journal of Language and Linguistics.
Vol. 3, No. 6,
2015, pp. 341-346.
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