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How Interpreters Juggle Two Languages at Once

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General Career Exploration Tools | Added on October 24, 2017

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Are you interested in simultaneous interpretation? Watch an animated video to learn more about this highly skilled profession.

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Please note that the programs of study listed below were drawn from websites providing vocational and educational information in the province of Québec (including educational institutions). For more detailed information, please visit these websites directly.

Programs of study directly linked

Vocational training

  • Inuttitut Translation and Interpretation (5704)


  • English and Intercultural Studies: Professional Writing, Literature and Translation
  • French / French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Hispanic Studies
  • Italian / Italian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Arabic Language and Culture
  • Modern Chinese Language and Culture
  • Modern Languages
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Spanish as a Foreign Language
  • Translation

Programs of study indirectly linked


  • Communication and Cultural Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • English Literature and Linguistics

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