ORCIT: Open online resources for interpreters

I’m planning a future post on the National Network for Interpreting resources, but in the meantime I wanted to mention a similar project inspired by it. Although the materials on the ORCIT website (Online Resources for Conference Interpreter Training) are aimed primarily at trainee interpreters (and their trainers), the resources in question deal with several transferable skills, and are relevant to many others.

ORCIT is funded by the EU interpreting services, SCIC, and is a suite of free, open resources for interpreter training. The materials are stand-alone, and can act as a reference point to clarify or consolidate what trainees learn in class, as well as offering practice exercises for the new skills they will be learning.

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