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Getting the right mix

Hassle-free audio for remote interpreting and practice

What you'll learn

A brief introduction to what we'll cover in this course


Listening is at the heart of good interpreting.

Hearing your colleague helps you maintain terminology, nail handovers during distance interpreting or provide helpful feedback in remote practice settings.

But how do you make it all work without being an audio engineer? Is it possible to hear the original in your left ear and the interpretation in your right ear?

Getting the right mix: Hassle-free audio for remote interpreting and practice is a FREE mini-course designed for interpreters, trainers and students seeking answers to these questions.

In four short videos, we'll cover:

  • The right set-up for interpreting and listening
  • Multi-channel audio with a mixer
  • Multi-channel audio with Mac software
  • Multi-channel audio with Windows software

After just a few minutes, you'll be well on your way to striking the perfect balance!

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Your Instructors

Alexander Drechsel works as a conference interpreter at the European Commission. His love of languages and communication with people is only matched by his affection for mobile devices of all shapes and sizes: Alexander has been an iPad user since day one and also knows a thing or two about Android tablets. He shares his knowledge in courses, on Twitter, and on his website. An avid podcaster, Alex writes and produces two podcasts for language professionals, LangFM and Troublesome Terps.

Josh Goldsmith is a UN and EU accredited translator and interpreter working from Spanish, French, Italian and Catalan into English. He splits his time between interpreting, translating, and working as a trainer and researcher focusing on the intersection between interpreting, technology and education. A lover of all things tech, Josh shares tips about technology, translation and interpreting in conferences and workshops, academic articles, the Interpreter's Toolkit column, and on Twitter.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long is the course?
The course includes 4 short videos. We encourage you to practice what you've learned after watching each video. Of course, you can watch videos as many times as you'd like!
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How much does the course cost?
This mini-course is completely free!
Are closed captions available for this course?
Yes, all of the videos in the course are subtitled.

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