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Career as Language Specialist

 

DESCRIPTION of Language Specialist :

 

Foreign language proficiency is required by Interpreters and translators. While interpreters work with the spoken word, translators convert written works from one language to another. 

Interpreters
• Change spoken words from one language to another using various forms.
• Make simultaneous interpretation during conferences, meetings, speeches etc.
• Sit in a sound proof room, listen through headphones to the source speech and spontaneously interpret in the target language into a microphone for transmission to earphones of listeners. 
• Make consecutive interpretationduring formal speeches. The speaker halts for a while when the interpreter interprets the spoken statements to the audience. 
• Liaison between two persons speaking and understanding different languages. 

Translators
• Translate books, scripts, articles into other languages using technical jargon where required. 

Language Teaching
• Teach a language so that the taught can understand, speak, read and write the language 
Teach at school and college level using teaching methods such as story telling, ‘chalk and talk’, conversation, videos, flash cards etc.

 

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 Employment Opportunities for Language Specialist:

 

• Travel sector, leisure and entertainment, hotel industry, airlines
• Service sector
• Export agencies, trade fair organizations, international trade organisations
• Public relations and mass communications, publishing.
• Interpretation and translation work
• International organizations, embassies, diplomatic service, espionage departments
• Bilingual, secretary-linguists in firms
• In broadcasting, small teams of people listen to broadcasts from overseas stations, round-the-clock, seven days a week, noting and translating important material and making transcriptions for the news service 
• Interpreters and Translators work as free lancers 
• Teachers have to be graduates in that language and must hold a teaching degree. There are, however, special courses for language teachers 

Translators
• Translate books, scripts, articles into other languages using technical jargon where required 

Language Teaching
• Teach a language so that the taught can understand, speak, read and write the language 
• Teach at school and college level using teaching methods such as story telling, 'chalk and talk', conversation, videos, flash cards etc

 

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How to become Language Specialist?


 

Path 1:


• Std XII
Stream: Any
• Graduation
Integrated 5 year Foreign Lang. course
• Goal
Foreign Language Specialist

Path 2:


• Std XII
Stream: Any
• Graduation & Foreign Language course
Any subject & Part time foreign Language c...
• Goal
Foreign Language Specialist

Path 3:


• Std XII
Stream Any & regional language.
• Graduation
Regional Language such as Hindi/ Marathi/ ...
• Postgraduation(optional)
Regional Language
• Goal
Regional Language Specialist
*5 year integrated language course are offered by some universities.
**Part-time foreign language courses are conducted by embassies/consulates of embassies/consulate foreign countries. They conduct basic to advanced courses even extending upto 5-6 year part time (evening) courses. 
***Diploma/certificate foreign language courses can be taken by graduates and post graduates in the university.

 

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