Vicky Wong

Postgraduate Research Student

Thesis Title

The role of preparation using case-related materials in court interpreting



My research study is the first of its kind to use the experimental method to study the effectsof preparation using case-related materials on court interpreting accuracy. Its multidisciplinaryapproach draws together interpreting theories and models, interpreting research, legal research andsocial research methods. Its triangulated findings provide the longed-for empirical evidence tosubstantiate and support court interpreters' plea for case-related materials forpreparation.