Three Techniques to Improve Memory Skills

SKU#: 21 Memory Skills
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A carefully guided path to enhancing memory skills for interpreters with the goal of improving accuracy in consecutive and simultaneous interpreting.

Course length: 1.5 hours

Course access period: 60 days from purchase date

Once purchased, course access cannot be paused. 

Course completion requirements: Pass one exit test (score of 70% or above).

Certificate: Downloadable certificate available immediately upon passing the exit test.


  • Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters: 1.5 CCHI CE hours (Performance-Based)
  • International Medical Interpreters Association: 0.15 IMIA/NBCMI CEUs
  • Washington State Department of Social Health Services: 1.5 DSHS CECs
  • Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 1.5 CE credits
  • Washington State Court Interpreter Program: 1.5 CEUs
  • Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 1.5 OCCI PDUs

Learning objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe how three memory processes—encoding, storage and retrieval—affect interpreters.
  • Practice three techniques to enhance memory skills for interpreters: mnemonics, chunking and storytelling.  

What you will get:

  • Your video instructor: Carola E. Green
  • 8 interactive exercises
  • 1 role play with 9 language pairs
  • 5 audio stories (to summarize)
  • Tools and strategies to enhance your memory skills
  • Extensive practice
  • Sections from The Community Interpreter®: An International Textbook and The Medical Interpreter: A Foundation Textbook for Medical Interpreting
  • Course completion certificate

How this lesson will improve your practice:

You will:

  • Be able to interpret longer segments without interrupting.
  • Enhance your accuracy.
  • Greatly increase your confidence.
  • Look and sound more polished and professional.
  • Have a smoother delivery.
  • You may also receive more “repeat requests” by name from those who recognize your professionalism and skills.
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